Niantic Labs has proclaimed the release date for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, the company’s latest augmented reality game based on the Harry Potter universe. This game which is having similarity with Pokémon Go is now available for both iOS and Android device in the U.S and the UK.
The free-to-play game, called Harry potter: Wizards Unite will be available, officially, from Friday, 21st June onwards — although Niantic slipped the game out a day early, through the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.
The game Harry potter: Wizards Unite asks players to travel across a virtual map overlaid on the real world and collect magical artifacts.
Originally, Niantic and its partner Portkey Games, the new subsidiary of Warner Bros. Games dedicated to the J.K. Rowling franchise stated that the title would be available on from June 21st as part of the start of its global rollout. It’s not apparent if it would be available in the UK, but US users won’t have any problem in downloading it, provided they follow the App Store and Play Store links above.
The worldwide launch of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite begins this Friday, June 21! Keep your eyes peeled and wand ready for more information as the game goes live in your region soon. #WizardsUnite pic.twitter.com/ckk4s4mi8a
— Harry Potter: Wizards Unite (@HPWizardsUnite) June 19, 2019
Wizards Unite which was first launched in beta in Australia and New Zealand way back in May, paving those markets the first in the world to get entry to the title. Now, it seems Potter fans stateside can get their hands on the game also a day early.
The early launch is not all that unforeseen, as mobile games tend to be pushed out on a rolling basis and arrive in regions at various times of day over the course of what usually ends up being a multiday launch event.