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Niantic Promises Its 'Harry Potter' Game Won't Negatively Affect 'Pokemon Go'

Niantic Promises Its 'Harry Potter' Game Won't Negatively Affect 'Pokemon Go'
From Uproxx - November 12, 2017

Pokemon Go has certainly lost its grip on world-domination over the last year, but the game is still healthy, receiving consistent new updates and improvements to the app thats keeping its player base alive. But with the announcement of their next augmented reality game, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, a few Pokemon Go diehards thought this was the beginning of the end for people who want to catch a Pikachu in their living room.

Thats not the case, at all. Not only would it be foolish to abandon an app thats still immensely popular (just not so popular that people are walking into traffic or roaming city streets like zombies), but its not really how game development works. Niantic, the company behind Pokemon Go, released a statement to put worried minds at ease. Theyre not going to abandon Pokemon Go, and theyll be working to make it better and better while simultaneously creating Wizards Unite, which better not be a pixie-catching simulator.

Heres their statement:

(Via DigitalTrends)

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