Instead of using inspiration from the popular anime series Pokemon, the creators are targeting another cultural icon with a big fan base - Harry Potter.
Revealed today in a blog post on the Pottermore website, Portkey's games "will feature both new characters and - excitingly - could feature familiar characters "at different points in their lives" from the Harry Potter stories".
Despite previously denying that it had any plans to make a Harry Potter AR game, Niantic has partnered with Warner Bros.
Like Pokemon GO, it's pretty safe to assume that Wizards Unite will have a strong community aspect to it. Niantic Labs, the makers of the Pokémon-themed augmented reality game, are now working on one inspired by Harry Potter, Entertainment Weekly reports.
"Almost five years ago Niantic launched Ingress, our first augmented reality mobile game, turning real-world streets, neighborhoods and cities into a global game board, and bringing people together in a shared digital reality", the press release stated.
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Details on the game are pretty scarce, so it's not clear what the game will involve or what its mechanics will be.
Players will be able to cast spells and see magical beasts and characters from the books.
"I think the Harry Potter game is a huge deal", commented Piers Harding-Rolls from the IHS Markit consultancy.
No other information on the game has been made available at this time. The only thing we can hope is somehow Niantic works with J.K. Rowling on this app, and sets up a sorting hat situation to determine your "teams" via houses, rather than just choosing what team you're on, like in 'Pokemon Go'.
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