Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Opens Portals And Reveals Magical Creatures With AR

| March 11, 2019

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Details have finally been revealed about Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, the next location-based AR game from Niantic, the same developer behind Pokemon Go and Ingress. In Wizards Unite players get to immerse themselves inside J.K. Rowling’s iconic Wizarding World universe. Even though she isn’t directly involved in this game’s creation, Niantic’s attention to detail seems evident so far.

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