Niantic remains “100% committed” to Pokemon GO, news about feature improvements next week
This week, it was revealed that Pokemon GO developer Niantic is creating a new mobile game Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. That means the studio is involved with three different on-going titles between that project, Pokemon GO, and Ingress.
Despite taking on Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, Niantic doesn’t intend to abandon Pokemon GO. The company said in a statement that the team is still “100% committed” to the game. Additionally, the Pokemon GO team is looking to expand, and we’ll be hearing about “upcoming improvements to certain features” next week.
Niantic’s full statement is as follows:
“Just like many of you, we’re super excited about Harry Potter: Wizards Unite and are working hard with our partners at Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, and WB Games San Francisco’s development team to bring that to life. However, we–the Pokémon GO development team–want to say that we are 100% committed to creating an ever-changing and growing game that gets our players exploring, meeting each other, and deepening their connection to the Pokémon universe. We’re actively expanding the Pokémon GO development team to build many more amazing features in 2018. Stay tuned for an update next week on upcoming improvements to certain features.”