See What Harry Potter Version of Pokemon Go Might Look Like in Mock-Up Video
This Harry Potter Go game is not real, but it looks like it could be fun.
Following the massive success of Pokemon Go, some fans wondered if developer Niantic would, one day, make a version of the game based on the magical world of Harry Potter.
In this mock-up trailer, we see that you could catch fantastic beasts with a virtual wand while exploring the real world. You could also join a house (Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, or Hufflepuff), while players would be able to find and collect witch and wizard cards. There is also a sequence that shows players walking along a version of the Marauder's Map--it looks pretty cool.
A Harry Potter version of Pokemon Go is something people are definitely interested in. An online petition titled "Accio Harry Potter Go: We Want a Harry Potter Version of Pokemon Go!" has almost 50,000 signatures.
No Harry Potter Go game has been announced, but it does seem like only a matter of time before another big-name brand comes out with its own version of the game.
As reported by The Telegraph, there was a story making the rounds in July in which a Niantic developer apparently revealed the studio was working on a Harry Potter Go game. This story ended up being fake.
In real news about Pokemon Go, police in Canada recently released helicopter footage of a driver who was reportedly playing the game behind the wheel. Additionally, Niantic has warned that Pokemon Go players using bot programs could face permanent bans.
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