If you were ever disappointed by the non-existence of your acceptance letter into Hogwarts, you will love the new Harry Potter mobile game bringing your fantasies to life on your smartphone.
Riding on the back of Pokémon Go, the new Harry Potter Wizards Unite mobile game will have you immersed in a world where you can cast spells, and be Harry with the help of Augmented Reality technology.
It’s a real-life scavenger hunt that will have you constantly dashing about in quest of magic spells and new feats to overcome from the original story itself.
What Is Wizards Unite?
Harry Potter Wizards Unite developed by Niantic Labs is a refreshing approach to Augmented Reality Games. Everyone has been waiting for a decent Harry Potter mobile game and ever since Pokémon Go; fans have been eagerly anticipating the release of a similar version.
Now Niantic; developers of Pokémon Go have heard Harry Potter fans and are working on Wizards Unite around the clock. The game will essentially allow players to cast spells, find artefacts, team up with friends and uncover horrendous beasts and mythical characters from the original series.
It’s A Team Effort
As far as Niantic Labs go, they are sledging the hammer and bringing the game to life. It’s not just a single sided affair though; the developer realized that for a truly authentic Harry Potter experience on mobile, they would need to join forces with an industry leader.
That’s precisely what fans can expect; a joint effort between Niantic and Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment’s WB Games San Francisco Division. The two have teamed up and are creating Harry Potter Wizards Unite Augmented Reality mobile game under a newly founded label called Portkey Games.
Truly Surreal Game Play
Just like Pokémon Go and the games available at River Belle online casino, Harry Potter Wizards Unite will allow players to interact and immerse themselves in a truly authentic world filled with premium entertainment.
This world then assimilates itself into the real world and allows players to interact with that world, with the help of Augmented Reality technology.
It’s a unique experience that allows players to interact with the Augmented Reality game on a new level. It’s immersive and interactive all at once, tickling the senses and bringing one of the most beloved franchises of all time to life.
Start Playing Soon
Harry Potter Wizards Unite has no official release date as of yet, but the team has hinted it will most likely be late 2018 or very early 2019.
Warner Bros have also said in a statement that they will be releasing beasts and where players could potentially find them in November 2018.
Keep a keen eye out for Wizards Unite if you’re a fan of the Harry Potter franchise as it’s set to change the future of Augmented Reality games. The game play promises to leave all Harry Potter fans in a daze as crazy as Pokémon Go, but time will tell if the AR game is just as popular if not more so.
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