Wizards Unite will close in January
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, Niantic’s AR mobile game, is due to close on Jan.31, 2022, it has been announced.
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The game, which is an interpretation of the very successful Pokémon Go formula, which takes place in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, was released in June 2019. A statement on its website of “The Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Team ”, we read:
“Today we are announcing that Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will officially close on January 31, 2022. The game will be removed from the App Store, Google Play and the Galaxy Store on December 6, 2021, and players will no longer be able to make in-game purchases as of December 6, 2021. “
The game, which saw players collect iconic characters, locations, and other creatures from the series, told a comprehensive story about Harry and Hermione attempting to end “Calamity.”
“… The players have also worked alongside Hermione and Harry as part of the Status of Secrecy Working Group to unravel the mystery behind the disappearance of the London Five and are now poised to end the calamity.”
In an FAQ, the team also announced that community forums will also be closed in January and players who have not spent their in-game purchases will not be entitled to a refund, unless required by law. otherwise.
In the meantime, a myriad of content has been announced for the final days of the game. Players can expect to see the following changes until the game is made unplayable in January:
- All Daily Missions will have their rewards increased
- All potion brewing times will be reduced by 50% with Master Notes
- The daily limit for sending and opening Gifts will be removed
- Barrufio’s Brain Elixir potion will now reward the player with three times the XP
- 1920s coat racks will appear on the map more frequently and the associated shard rewards will be doubled
- Spell energy and ingredients will appear more frequently on the map
Some final events, including those scheduled before the closure announcement, will also take place in the coming months.
The message ends by saying, “We are incredibly grateful to each and every person in our amazing community of witches and wizards for venturing with us into the real world.”
In addition, Netflix has released a Netflix Games application on the Google App Store, which will offer five games – including two Strange things titles – as of today (November 2).