Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, the location-based augmented actuality (AR) recreation from Pokemon Go creator Niantic will likely be shutting down on January 31, 2022. The sport will likely be faraway from App Retailer, Google Play, and Samsung Galaxy Retailer on December 6, 2021, introduced Niantic. Additionally, gamers will not have the ability to make in-game purchases beginning December 6. The sport’s group discussion board and all related social media channels will likely be closed on January 31 as effectively. Niantic, in collaboration with Nintendo, just lately introduced the launch of a brand new recreation Pikmin Bloom.
Niantic on November 2 introduced the withdrawal of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite by a weblog put up. The Pokemon Go creator did not reveal the explanation for the shutdown of the sport. “Not all video games are supposed to final endlessly. Our aim with Harry Potter: Wizards Unite was to deliver the magic of the wizarding world to life for thousands and thousands of gamers as they stepped outdoors and explored their neighbourhoods. We achieved that collectively, delivering a two-year narrative story arc that may quickly full” the corporate mentioned.
As talked about, Niantic will likely be taking Harry Potter: Wizards Unite down from App Retailer, Google Play, and Samsung Galaxy Retailer beginning December 6. Additionally, from the identical day, customers will not have the ability to make in-game purchases. All options and servers for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will likely be turned off on January 31, 2022.
Niantic launched Harry Potter: Wizards Unite on Android and iOS again in 2019 after its 2016-hit Pokemon Go garnered worldwide reputation. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite was co-developed by Niantic and AT&T’s Warner Bros.
Pokemon Go remains to be main the section. As per a Sensor Tower report, the sport just lately surpassed $5 billion (roughly Rs. 37,323 crores) in lifetime income inside 5 years. Pokemon Go collected as much as $641.6 million (roughly Rs. 4,822 crores) in simply the primary half of 2021, exhibits Sensor Tower information.
It’s not the primary time that Niantic has determined to wrap up a recreation. In September this yr, the corporate has determined to wind up Catan – World Explorers. The sport will likely be totally withdrawn on November 18. The corporate has already taken the sport down from App Retailer and eliminated real-money purchases from the store. Other than this, Niantic has launched a brand new location-based AR recreation Pikmin Bloom. Just like Pokemon Go, Pikmin Bloom additionally asks gamers to go outdoors and uncover their environment. The sport entails amassing seedlings and making a squad of Pikmin.