Pokemon Go Creators to make Harry Potter Augmented Reality Game

Anita Tucker
November 11, 2017

"We're thrilled to partner with Warner Bros".

Remember past year when the world lost its mind and spent several months solid playing Pokemon Go?!

Software company Niantic Labs is basing this new game on the universe of Harry Potter, an equally massive cultural obsession.

Following the extreme success of Pokemon GO, Niantic Labs has its latest augmented reality title that will totally have fans of J.K. Rowling's literary works super thrilled. Interactive Entertainment and WB Games San Francisco's development team on the project.

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The game "will reveal that magic is all around us", reads the press release.

"Players will learn spells, explore their real world neighbourhoods and cities to discover & fight legendary beasts and team up with others to take down powerful enemies". Whatever the mechanics of the game, with the Harry Potter franchise extremely large fanbase, it's safe to say there will be a lot of interest in this game.

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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