Nintendo and Niantic (creator of Pokémon GO) have announced a new augmented reality game based on Nintendo’s Pikmin franchise, a title coming to iOS and Android later this year. According to the two companies in the statement, with this app they want to make walking a fun experience.
The Pikmin games franchise presents us with a series of strategy and puzzle games
For now, we only know that this game will use augmented reality and according to Niantic it lets you explore the world with Pikmin’s friends with an approach that will make walking more fun.
Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto Says Niantic’s Tech Will Let You Explore The World like we live with Pikmin
Niantic’s augmented reality technology allowed us to experience the world as if we were living with Pikmin around us. Based on the theme of making walking fun, our mission is to provide people with a new experience different from traditional games. We hope that the Pikmin and this app will become a companion in your life.
The developer allows users to register to go get more information about this title as the market launch date approaches.
In addition to the popular Pokémon GO, the first augmented reality title that rose to popularity reaching never-before-seen figures, since 2016, Niantic has also released other titles such as Harry Potter: Wizards United, a title which passed without pain or glory on the market.