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Pokemon GO developer working on Harry Potter AR game Wizards Unite

Pokemon GO developer working on Harry Potter AR game Wizards Unite

That was wild and we loved it, but news that a Harry Potter version of the augmented reality game is coming soon is nearly TOO exciting to handle, but it's TRUE!

So we can expect that Harry Potter game will also break all records.

Niantic Labs, the company that created Pokemon Go, is working on their next hit app. Interactive and WB Games San Francisco's development team to bring J.K. Rowling's magical world to life in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, which is set to arrive next year.

Harry Potter fans will soon be able to stream all eight films in the series in one place: They'll all be available on HBO platforms starting January 1, 2018, the network announced today.

One expert said the Harry Potter brand had the potential for similar success. In the game, players catch Pokémon that appear on a real-world map, while interacting with gyms pinned to real world places.

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Niantic had previously attempted to popularise AR with Ingress, a location-based sci-fi game released in 2012.

"By exploring real-world neighbourhoods and cities across the globe, players will go on adventures, learn and cast spells, discover mysterious artifacts, and encounter legendary beasts and iconic characters", said a press release about the new game, according to MobileSyrup.

No other information on the game has been made available at this time.

As of right now, there are no specific details on what you will be able to do on the platform, but our best guess is that you will be fighting beasts from 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, ' as well as battling some of the baddies from the Harry Potter book and movie series.


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