Harry Potter : Wizards Unite
Developer Niantic Labs’ next game will be Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, a new game that adapts the AR concept to the legendary wizarding property.
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is an upcoming augmented reality game from Niantic and is expected to be released in the next three months.
A big focus for the Wizards Unite game is the ability to cast magical spells. Casting spells will likely involve using gestures on the touch screen and be similar to throwing a Pokeball at a Pokemon in Pokemon Go.
There were over 750 million downloads of Pokemon Go and 75 million active players. It is expected that Harry Potter: Wizards Unite could reach similar popularity.
Red Dead Redemption 2
Red Dead Redemption 2 is an upcoming Western-themed action-adventure video game developed and published by Rockstar Games. It is scheduled to be released for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 26, 2018.
Red Dead Redemption was one of the best selling games of the seventh generation of video game consoles, many analysts believe Red Dead Redemption 2 will be one of the highest selling games of 2018 and have a great impact on other game sales during the fourth quarter.
PUBG: PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds came out in late 2017. During February 2018, PUBG reached over 30 million sales.
Tencent has a range of video games for the 500 million Chinese mobile game players.
Tencent spent US$8.6 billion to take over Finnish mobile game developer Supercell in 2016, and is buying media giant Vivendi’s stake in French games publisher Ubisoft for US$2.45 billion.
Total revenue of the entertainment and media industry in China is forecast to reach US$264.3 billion in 2020, up from an estimated US$228.1 billion this year
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