Again in November, Warner Bros. introduced that Niantic, the sport studio behind Pokémon Go, could be taking its model of GPS-powered cellular video games and making use of it to the world of Harry Potter for a brand new app known as Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. It’s scheduled to launch in 2018, and we now realize it’ll be half of a bigger push for brand spanking new verse video video games, which have largely fallen off since Deathly Hallows: Half 2 hit theaters in 2011. To that finish, Warner simply revealed a second Potter-themed cellular sport that might be launching subsequent 12 months known as Harry Potter: Hogwarts Thriller. Not many particulars in regards to the venture have been shared so far. It’s being described as a cellular role-playing sport that lets gamers create their very own Hogwarts scholar and dwell out a full seven-year keep on the famed wizarding academy.
But it surely seems Warner Bros. has greater than only a pair of cellular video games up its sleeve. The corporate’s gaming division even opened up a sub-label known as Portkey Video games that may completely publish Potter-related titles, together with Wizards Unite and Hogwarts Thriller. Extra thrilling is the promise that Portkey can be engaged on console video games, which can imply some greater Potter tasks might be introduced within the close to future. Warner has stated it can use Portkey to convey again “acquainted characters at totally different factors of their lives.” Hopefully, these plans embody the one sport each Potter fan really desires: a Persona-style high-school RPG set in Hogwarts.