Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is an upcoming free-to-play, location-based augmented reality game inspired by J. K. Rowling's Wizarding World and the Harry Potter franchise. The game is being developed and published by Niantic under license from Portkey Games, a publishing subsidiary of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. It is planned to launch on Android and iOS mobile devices, and is expected to use augmented reality similar to Niantic's previous release, Pokémon Go.
Wizards Unite was announced on November 8, 2017, as an augmented reality mobile game developed by Niantic. Players will be able to visit real-world locations while casting spells, discovering mysterious artifacts, and encountering iconic characters and legendary beasts from the Harry Potter universe. Niantic has revealed the game will draw inspiration from previous AR games Pokémon Go and Ingress.
With Niantic's purchase of Escher Reality, the game is expected to implement new technology to allow for persistent worlds within AR.