Harry Potter: Wizards Unite News

Pokémon Go-style Harry Potter game will now launch in 2019

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, the next game from Pokémon Go developer Niantic, will now launch in 2019.

Originally expected to arrive in the tail end of this year, Niantic boss John Hanke told me back in the summer that Wizards Unite may be pushed into 2019 - and indeed it has been.

Today at least brings us a teaser trailer for the game. It shows a young witch using magic to catch a Snitch, then quickly disapparating as she hears what sounds like the footsteps of a large beast approaching. As she leaves, she conjures up a poster - "The wizarding world is at risk of exposure. We need your help. Wizards Unite." Well, you'll expose the wizarding world fairly quick if you keep doing magic in front of muggles.

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