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Augmented Reality Game 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' Rolls Out to Over 130 Additional Countries

Monday June 24, 2019 1:28 am PDT by
Augmented reality game Harry Potter: Wizards Unite got a surprise early release last week in the U.S. and the U.K., and Niantic has now rolled the game out to a global audience. Early Sunday the Pokémon GO creator announced that the game was available in 25 additional countries including Canada, Germany, India, and Mexico. Since then, it has added over 130 more countries to the list as...

Augmented Reality Game 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' Launches Early on iOS App Store

Thursday June 20, 2019 9:01 am PDT by
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite was planned to debut on the iOS App Store and Google Play tomorrow, June 21, but Niantic has surprise launched the augmented reality game one day early. You can download the app right now on the iOS ‌App Store‌ for free, if you live in the United States or United Kingdom [Direct Link] (via TechCrunch). Inspired by Pokémon Go, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite tasks...

Niantic Shares Gameplay Details for Upcoming 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' Augmented Reality App

Monday March 11, 2019 5:00 pm PDT by
Niantic, known for Pokémon Go, has been working with WB Games on a new augmented reality project set in the Harry Potter universe. Today, Niantic officially unveiled some gameplay details, giving us our first look at how the game will work. In Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, players become recruits of the Statute of Secrecy Task Force and must investigate and contain a "Calamity" that has...

Niantic Shares Teaser for Upcoming 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' AR Game, Which Will Launch in 2019

Wednesday November 14, 2018 1:24 pm PST by
Niantic, the company behind Pokémon Go, has been developing a new Harry Potter augmented reality game in partnership with Warner Bros, which is called Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Today, Niantic shared some new details on the upcoming game in the form of a teaser trailer that gives a first look at gameplay. Niantic first announced Wizards Unite in November 2017, but we've heard little...

Jam City's 'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' iOS Game Now Available Worldwide

Wednesday April 25, 2018 10:27 am PDT by
Jam City's highly anticipated game in the Harry Potter universe, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, saw a worldwide launch this morning on iOS and Android devices. In Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, players are able to take on the role of a student at Hogwarts, going to classes, learning spells, building friendships, and making decisions in an "encounter system" that influences each player's...

iOS Game 'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' Launching April 25 With Six Actors Reprising Roles

Thursday April 5, 2018 5:45 am PDT by
Developer Jam City today confirmed that the new mobile role-playing game "Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery" will launch globally on April 25 on both iOS and Android devices. In the game, players will be able to create their own Hogwarts student, go to classes, study spells, build friendships, and make pivotal decisions in a new "encounter system" that influences their personal story in Hogwarts. ...

New Details and First Trailer Debut for iOS RPG 'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery'

Thursday January 18, 2018 5:22 am PST by
Mobile game developer Jam City this week launched the first trailer, as well as revealed a few new details, for its upcoming iOS and Android role-playing game set in the Harry Potter universe, called "Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery." The game shouldn't be confused with the other upcoming Harry Potter iOS game, "Harry Potter: Wizards Unite," which is the augmented reality title being created by...

Pokémon Go Developer Niantic's Next Augmented Reality Smartphone Game Will Be Harry Potter Themed [Updated]

Wednesday November 8, 2017 7:12 am PST by
Following the success of Pokémon Go, TechCrunch is reporting today that developer Niantic Labs' next augmented reality game will be themed around the world of Harry Potter. The smartphone app will be called "Harry Potter: Wizards Unite" and is set to launch in 2018. Specific details about the app's gameplay have not yet been released, but it's said that "there will be significant influence"...

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Launches on iBooks

Saturday July 30, 2016 8:14 pm PDT by
The newest story set in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter universe, called Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, has launched worldwide on Apple's iBooks platform. Referred to as "the eighth story," Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a script of the play of the same name, which has been in previews at the Palace Theatre in London over the last few weeks, and made its official world premiere tonight....

Harry Potter Enhanced Editions Now Available Exclusively on iBooks

Thursday October 8, 2015 4:22 am PDT by
Apple today announced that enhanced editions of all seven books in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling are now available exclusively through the iBooks Store around the world for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac. The enhanced Harry Potter books feature the full original text, interactive animations, detailed artwork and annotations from Rowling. There are also exclusive custom covers for ...