niantic Stories June 18

Pokemon Go and Ingress will drop support for Android KitKat on July 1st

According to a tweet from Niantic, the huge hit Pokemon Go as well as Ingress are both dropping support for Android KitKat in just a couple of weeks.

niantic Stories March 11

Following Ingress and Pokémon Go, formerly Google-owned Niantic’s next augmented reality experience is Wizards Unite. Leveraging Harry Potter’s Wizarding World, the premise of the game was fully detailed today, with pre-registration now available on Google Play for Android.

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niantic Stories November 5, 2018

Ingress Prime is officially available today on Android and iOS

Niantic’s breakout success was certainly Pokemon Go, but as that game’s popularity fizzles out, the company is today launching a reboot to its original game with Ingress Prime.

niantic Stories June 28, 2018

Pokémon GO developers opening ‘Real World’ AR engine for other game makers

The developer behind Pokémon GO, Niantic Labs, is looking to open its platform to third-party developers. Specifically, it’s looking to open up its underlying AR platform to let developers create a similar experience within its own apps.

niantic Stories May 9, 2018

Niantic CEO John Hanke said that Pokémon GO players will help create a 3D map of the world that can be used to enhance the game and assist in the development of new augmented reality apps …

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niantic Stories April 2, 2018

Niantic settles class action lawsuit for failed Pokémon GO festival for $1.5M

The first ever Pokémon GO Fest, held in Chicago last July, turned into a complete flop. Inadequate cellular coverage meant that many couldn’t get online at all, and for those who could, server problems meant that many still couldn’t play …

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