Soon, There Will Be A Harry Potter Version Of Pokemon Go

Report Pokemon GO Creator Working On Harry Potter Wizards Unite

It sounds fairly similar to the revamped Gym and Raids experience implemented earlier this year in Pokemon Go, where players can travel to specially-designated spots in the real world and do battle with imaginary creatures using their phone.

Clicking the link will lead you to a sign-up page which reads: "A mobile game adventure inspired by J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World is coming soon!" However, it looks like people were on the right track and the developer was simply waiting to announce the game further down the line. It was initially formed as an internal startup within Google, but it later became an independent firm in 2015.

The makers of the once immensely popular Pokémon Go are now making a Harry Potter AR game, Tech Crunch reported today.

Rumors about Niantic developing a Harry Potter game actually surfaced a year ago, though the developer quickly squashed those rumors.

Do you expect Harry Potter: Wizard's Unite to capture the nation's attention in the same way that Pokemon GO did? Not quite as simple as Harry Potter Go or anything like that, this one is going to be called Harry Potter: Wizards Unite.

Niantic's next AR game is called Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, TechCrunch reports. In the books and films, a Portkey is an enchanted object that can instantly bring anyone touching it to another location. Niantic is not very good at keeping up with customer expectations but if they spoil the Harry Potter game, well let's just say they will be disappointing an entire generation!

It's early days still and details are slim. Originally incubated within Google, Niantic, Inc., spun out in 2015, with investments from Google, The Pokémon Company, and Nintendo.

The result? The game might incorporate real-world locations into the in-game experience.

Pokemon Go was a huge success upon its release in Summer 2016.

Are you excited for Wizards Unite?

What would you like to see from the next Harry Potter console game?

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