The creators of Pokemon Go have now confirmed that they're indeed developing a Harry Potter AR game. "The beloved Harry Potter stories have captured imaginations worldwide for more than 20 years and soon we'll turn the fantasy into augmented reality, allowing fans and their friends to become wizards and witches".
According to TechCrunch, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is an upcoming AR game from Niantic Labs. Interactive's new Potter-focused sub brand, Portkey Games, which has the most terrific company name of all-time. You can also stare at the logo for the game, because there isn't much else to go on. There has also been information that there will be new games for both console and mobile in the near future. Published by Niantic and co-developed by Niantic and Warner Bros. Wizards Unite, puts you in the role of a wizard in the world of Harry Potter, letting you wander around and learn magic in the process. Interactive, and Portkey Games.
Harry Potter, like Pokemon, remains incredibly popular, with the recent stage play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child selling out shows, Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter likewise raking in the cash.
Pokémon Go developers Niantic don't have many games, just the two: Ingress and Pokémon Go. The game is now in development for iOS and Android devices for a 2018 release. The Guardian reports that Harry Potter was rejected by the first literary agent Author J.K. Rowling contacted before being picked up by Christopher Little. "With our previous game Ingress we were very communicative with players, and very open".
Wizard's Unite is supposedly the next project that Niantic will release.