A brand new Pikmin recreation is on the horizon, simply not in the best way you had been most likely anticipating. Niantic Inc., the corporate behind Pokemon Go, has simply introduced that it’s engaged on a brand new Pikmin AR recreation and pre-registration is now dwell!
The studio behind Ingress, Pokémon Go, and Harry Potter Wizards Unite has introduced its newest recreation, this time specializing in the world of Pikman. Niantic revealed its latest partnership with Nintendo with the Pikmin AR announcement, stating that that is simply the beginning of some tasks with the Large N.
To kick off the newly revealed partnership, Niantic confirmed off a sneak peek on the Pikmin AR expertise with a promotional picture seen within the beneath tweet:
In keeping with Niantic, “The [Pikmin] app will embody gameplay actions to encourage strolling and making strolling extra pleasant.” The Pikmin AR expertise is slated to launch later this 12 months. Whereas we do not have a precise launch date but, Niantic did promise that extra on what this expertise shall be like is on the best way “within the coming months.”
For these occupied with testing what this new AR expertise shall be like, you possibly can pre-register proper right here.
Niantic actually set the stage with geocaching when the corporate debuted Ingress. Ingress was an expertise that introduced the digital world collectively via intelligent clues and the “thrill of the hunt.”
The developer studio capitalized on that success even additional with Pokémon Go. Pokémon Go united your entire world that first month post-launch. Throughout that point, I actually believed we achieved world peace. All people was joyful dwelling out their “gotta catch ’em all desires.” However then, it went downhill. The sport grew stagnant, the “newness” feeling wore off, and the universe crashed again into its distress and chaos.
Fortunately, the stagnation was momentary and the cellular expertise has as soon as extra grow to be a cherished AR journey for a lot of. The addition of raids, buying and selling, and so many extra options helped to carry this explicit Pokémon adaptation again into the nice graces with the gaming neighborhood.
Niantic then tried its hand with one other AR expertise with Harry Potter Wizards Unite. Whereas to not the identical diploma of success as its Pokémon counterpart, this Harry Potter take remains to be thriving with occasions and different limited-time updates.
What the Pikmin expertise shall be like in AR, we do not know, however we’re occupied with discovering out the way it stacks as much as earlier Niantic gaming takes.
What do you assume Pikmin AR must supply? Is that this reveal a pleasing shock, or had been you hoping for a extra conventional Pikman expertise? Pontificate together with your ideas within the remark part beneath!