Latest Wizards Unite news

pottermore-portkey-games-wizards-unite-game-developer-no-niantic-labs wizards-unite Pottermore confirms Portkey Games as Wizards Unite game developer, no mention of Niantic Labs 2017-11-9 | 291 words

Mages, two new posts were published on Pottermore today, shedding new light on the relationship between Niantic Inc., Warner Bros. and Portkey Games. We summed up the most relevant information. TLDR Niantic is not the developer of Wizards Unite Niantic is an AR consultant and map data provider Po

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know-about-harry-potter-wizards-unite-far wizards-unite What we know about Wizards Unite so far 2017-11-8 | 388 words

Mages, this is a summary of everything we know about Harry Potter: Wizards United so far. Here's a rundown of what we know. Who's in charge? Portkey Games, a new development company registered in Delawareon September 25th, is in charge of the game's development. Niantic is likely just a part of t

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About Wizards Unite

Wizards Unite is an upcoming AR (Augmented Reality) game inspired by J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World. The game is developed by a newly formed studio Portkey Games, an offshot of WB Games San Francisco, in partnership with Niantic (Pokemon GO, Ingress).

It is confirmed that the game will feature several popular Harry Potter concepts:

  • Artifacts
  • Spells
  • Legendary Beasts
  • Iconic features

Wizards Unite Release date

Wizards Unite is scheduled for release sometime in 2018, likely in summer time, similar to how Pokemon GO was released. As WU is an AR game featuring real world interactions, it's expected that Warner Bros will target the Northen hemisphere summer release date to use the sunny weather.


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