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First Look At Harry Potter Wizards Unite AR Game

The Pokémon Go creator teams up with WB Games and develops the next generation of AR gaming

Earlier today, Niantic and WB Games finally reveal the much anticipated Harry Potter: Wizards Unite AR game. Combining both Harry Potter characters and content with the newly popular Fantastic Beasts films from J. K. Rowling’s creation of the wizarding world. Its time for the witches and wizards to unite and stop The Calamity from endangering the secrets of the wizarding world.

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Back in November, Niantic and WB Games revealed a small teaser of the upcoming mobile game, causing excitement and pleasure to the Harry Potter fan base.

The first Harry Potter book was published in 1997 and is still to this day has a massive following as it touched many people from all around the world. The Harry Potter Series has been translated into over 80 different languages and even has its own theme park of the iconic Hogwarts castle and Hogsmeade village. A Magical village of little shops, that sells all different kinds of magical products such as enchanted sweets from Honey Dukes.

With the release of the Fantastic Beast and Where To Find Them films, it has reignited the craze. Yet, with more sequels of the Fantastic Beast scheduled for release, it is a perfect time for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite.

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite First Look

Harry Potter Wizards Unite First Look
First Look at Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Mobile AR Game

Using the same AR (Augmented Reality) technology from Niantic other hugely popular game Pokémon Go, it is set to bring muggles (Non-magic folk) together in a new adventure of AR Gaming.

Players will venture the streets as part of Statues of Secrecy newest member of the Task Force, trying to solve the mystery of The Calamity. Artefacts, creatures, people and memories have started to appear in the muggle world, and your job is to track them down and return them into their rightful place before the secrets of Wizarding World is exposed.

Clip by Harry Potter Wizard Unite |Niantic & Warner Bros.

Each “Foundables” leaves traces of magic highlighting the path to take, revealing their location. When you come face-to-face with Foundables, you will need to cast a variety of spells to overcome and send them back to the magical world.

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Game Map
Game Mape – Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

You will be able to find other Foundables without the traces of magic by real-world locations like parks, zoo, college campus, etc., similar to Pokémon Go Gyms.

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Game Registry Foundables
Registering Foundables – Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will have you brewing potions to help overcome different Foundables and stopping at Inns found at Muggle locations to help find food and drinks to replenish your spell energy. Each spell you cast at Foundables, consumes energy.

In some cases, you will need help from your fellow witches and wizards to take on Death Eaters and soul-sucking Dementors or to recover rarer magical Foundables. Furthermore, you will be able to choose to specialize in three magical professions, Aurors, Magizoologists and Professor. Each one giving you unique skills and abilities for various situations. Especially during Wizarding Challenges. Producing a more exciting and diverse team play than what we see in Pokémon Go.

Clip by Harry Potter Wizard Unite |Niantic & Warner Bros.

There will also be Portkeys hidden all around that disapparates you to iconic places such as Ollivander’s Wand Shop that allows you to explore for the first time in 360 degrees advanced AR immersive experience. Taking AR gaming to the next level.

Clip by Harry Potter Wizard Unite |Niantic & Warner Bros.

Harry Potter Wizard Unite Release Date

This is currently no release date for the upcoming Harry Potter AR Game but you will be able to Pre-register for frequent updates and news.

There are plenty more secrets to be revealed and mysteries to be uncovered, so keep your wand at the ready and be prepared to unite with your fellow witches and wizards! Be the first to know as more information about Harry Potter: Wizards Unite becomes available by signing up at WizardsUnite.com and following us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Pre-registration is now available on Google Play, so sign up today. If you’re an iPhone user, stay tuned for more updates.


–The Harry Potter: Wizards Unite team

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