Pokémon Go creator Niantic Labs’ latest augmented actuality sport based mostly on the Harry Potter universe is out there now for each iOS and Android within the US, a day sooner than we anticipated it could launch within the area. The sport, known as Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, is comparable in fashion to Pokémon Go, asking gamers to traverse a digital map overlaid on the actual world and acquire magical artifacts.
Initially, Niantic and its accomplice Portkey Video games, the brand new subsidiary of Warner Bros. Video games devoted to the J.Okay. Rowling franchise, stated the title can be accessible on Friday, June 21st within the US and the UK as a part of the start of its international rollout. It’s not clear if it is usually accessible within the UK, however US customers should not have any downside downloading it in the event that they comply with the App Retailer and Play Retailer hyperlinks above.
The worldwide launch of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite begins this Friday, June 21! Maintain your eyes peeled and wand prepared for extra data as the sport goes dwell in your area quickly. #WizardsUnite pic.twitter.com/ckk4s4mi8a
— Harry Potter: Wizards Unite (@HPWizardsUnite) June 19, 2019
Wizards Unite first launched in beta in Australia and New Zealand again in Could, making these markets the primary on this planet to get entry to the title. Now, it seems Potter followers stateside can get their arms on the sport a day early.
The early launch just isn’t all that sudden, as cellular video games are typically pushed out on a rolling foundation and arrive in areas at varied instances of day over the course of what often finally ends up being a multiday launch occasion. We noticed that with Pokémon Go again in the summertime of 2016. So whereas June 21st could have been pegged because the official international rollout, the US is getting it early doubtless by way of some mixture of luck and lucky cellular app backend logistics.