Niantic, the Makers of Pokemon Go, Plan to Bring a Harry Potter AR Game in 2018

Harry Potter Wizards Unite 2018

Niantic Labs, the event workforce behind the immensely profitable Pokémon Go augmented actuality online game for iOS and Android units is again within the information but once more. The corporate that was as soon as an inner startup inside Google, rose to fame with augmented actuality sport referred to as Ingress. They’re now working arduous on their third AR sport that can cater to all Potterheads internationally. It’s referred to as Harry Potter: Wizards Unite and it’s all set to be launched subsequent yr.

Properly, I’m personally excited as a lot as I used to be, when the corporate formally unveiled Pokemon Go only a couple years in the past. Nonetheless, the official announcement doesn’t actually come as a serious shock to me, contemplating that there have been loads of rumors final yr relating to the potential of such a sport. Properly, don’t count on Wizards Unite to be vastly totally different from Pokémon Go although, because it was extensively thought of as a sport that was roughly primarily based off Ingress when it launched final yr.

Harry Potter Wizards Unite 2018

This isn’t essentially a foul factor, simply because Ingress is a superb sport. That being stated, if Niantic continues to only make video games which can be primarily based on Ingress, individuals would possibly become bored with it very quickly, particularly because of the repetitive nature. From the look of issues, I nearly really feel like Niantic is attempting to mint as a lot cash as doable from the individuals, by capitalizing on nostalgia. Regardless, I’m nonetheless fairly certain that I’ll be downloading the sport from App Retailer on launch day.

In keeping with Niantic, “Gamers will be taught spells, discover their actual world neighborhoods and cities to find & combat legendary beasts and workforce up with others to take down highly effective enemies”. Followers of the massively standard franchise will lastly have the ability to fulfill their dream of experiencing J.Okay. Rowling’s wizarding world. The corporate has teamed up with Warner Bros. Interactive Leisure to make the sport a actuality as early as subsequent yr. So, what do you guys take into consideration Harry Potter: Wizards Unite? Will or not it’s as profitable as Pokemon Go? Do tell us your ideas within the feedback part down under.