Today opens Friday in the United States and the United Kingdom Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, the new augmented reality and geolocation video game from Niantic, Inc. developed in collaboration with Warner Bros. Games. It is a delayed release in time and in which many hopes have been placed on those responsible to reap great success given its “great potential”. Enough to get closer to Pokémon GO?
Harry Potter is a bigger saga in terms of global fame and fans “we think the game has enormous potential,” said John Hanke, executive director of the game. Niantic, Inc., in a chat with Game Industry. ” It is one of the most popular franchises in the world, and I think its fiction is ideal for an approach from augmented reality. We are quite excited ” I have added, stressing that they prefer “to focus on the quality part”, “more than looking to see if it is possible to overcome the achievements of his previous adventure.” Despite this, the comparisons are there. ” Harry Potter is A big saga in terms of global fame and fans, we have a huge potential here, it is one of the few big licenses in which we find more women than men among its fans. successful among the male audience Harry Potter is the opposite, “said Hanke.
Out of Harry Potter, the CEO of Niantic, Inc. wanted to talk about the genre that has given so much fruit to the studio with both Pokémon GO and Ingress As I have commented on the interview, I have imagined “a future where going out and playing an outdoor game with other people as well as going to the movies, going for a drink or going to dinner. “For this, I have added, I have hopes that there will be more studios that join the competition ition betting on developing a large number of creative and fun proposals.
At the moment there is no certainty of when it will be available Harry Potter: Wizards Unite in Spain and Latin American markets, but since this weekend the video game has an appointment with British and American users. His previous proposal, the aforementioned Pokémon GO, carries more than 2,500 million dollars collected, a complicated number to repeat if it is not by magic.