Boo to you! Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party is bringing tons of new fun this year, with more villains, more extras, and now…more hitchhiking ghosts. Walt Disney World is rolling out a huge new mobile app just for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, and they want you to find three of the 999 happy haunts that escaped. The all new app is a fun new way that Disney is making their events more interactive.
The all new Haunted Mansion Mayhem app allows guests to go on a hunt and do some ghostbusting by catching the Haunted Mansion’s Hitchhiking Ghosts. First spotted by Stitch Kingdom, the app will come to life during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party.
The app is a fun way to bring a new dimension to life, as you follow the map to certain designated locations. The all new app uses augmented reality to capture the ghosts, or just have fun. By downloading the app (click here) guests are armed with their “Specter Collectors” and go on the hunt for the three mischievous ghosts. The app uses the augmented reality in conjunction with the event map.
For those who want to preview what the technology is like, and even have a little fun with it, there’s a special brochure that you can print out (click here) to use. Of course, we decided to have a little fun with the app. While the app definitely has a narrative, plus what seems like a definite goal, it’s going to be fun to take selfies with the hitchhiking ghosts. Also, it would be very interesting if there’s some sort of reward after collecting all of the ghosts. Even some extra candy would be a fun idea.
Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party runs from September 1st until October 31st on select nights. Currently Haunted Mansion Mayhem is only available on iOS enabled phones and tablets. There are plans for an Android version, but as of now it’s not available. We’ll keep you updated!