Harry Potter and the golden gaming firm: Niantic reveals $200m funding round after it announces Pokémon Go followup will be based on the boy wizard



The maker of the hit augmented-reality game 'Pokémon Go' has raised about $200 million in new financing, just weeks after announcing its next game will be based on Harry Potter
Backers include Spark Capital and Peter Thiel's Founders Fund according to the Wall Street Journal.
The new game, called Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, will see players take to the streets to cast spells and fight magical beasts.
Niantic hopes it will recreate the success of  Pokémon Go, which reached $1 billion in revenue globally just seven months after its release last July, which according to App Annie is faster... read more

 
24 November 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 57
Source: Daily Mail
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