Each smartphone has its own exclusive games or pokies to play and enjoy. Recently according to the news post by The Inquirer, Samsung might be investing a large sum of money to get Niantic exclusive games for their Galaxy smartphones. Samsung is already working with some game companies like Epic games and have introduced popular games like Fortnite which is now available on Samsung Galaxy Note 9,S amsung Galaxy: S7 / S7 Edge , S8 / S8+, S9 / S9+, Note 8, Tab S3 and Tab S4.
As you know that Niantic is the creator of Pokemon Go and Ingress, and now it could start developing a game that is exclusive for Samsung Galaxy smartphones. A sum of almost $40 million has been invested by Samsung to get games that will boost Galaxy sales even more. The report also claims that a Harry Potter game could be in the works with AR integration that would use the S-Pen as a magic wand, so it would be something nice for all Galaxy Note owners.
Niantic, Inc. is an American software development company based in San Francisco, which is best known for developing the augmented reality mobile games Ingress, Pokémon Go and the upcoming Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. In June 2018, Niantic shared a sneak peek behind the technology they have been developing for years: the Niantic Real World Platform. The core platform consists of a suite of tools including: AR Cloud, anti-cheat security, POI data, IAP, social, analytics, CRM, sponsorship and more. Niantic mentioned that they intend to open up the platform in the future for use by third party developers.
Then in July 2018, Niantic announced the acquisition of LA-based gaming studio, Seismic Games. Composed of industry veterans from EA/Pandemic and Activision, and best known for co-developing Marvel Strike Force, the addition of Seismic Games to Niantic significantly accelerates their ability to deliver all new AR experiences that continue to bridge the physical and digital worlds.
Games from Niantic
There are many outstanding games from Niantic. Some of the most popular you can play with any of your Samsung Android are:
Here you can join Trainers across the globe who are discovering Pokémon as they explore the world around them. Pokémon GO has been downloaded over 800 million times and was named “Best Mobile Game” by The Game Developers Choice Awards and “Best App of the Year” by TechCrunch.
This is another Samsung friendly game where you join millions of Agents around the world in a global struggle for the future of humanity.
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite
Harry Potter: Wizard Unite has started to develop in collaboration with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, and WB Games. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will leverage the full stack of the Niantic Real World Platform while also providing an opportunity to pioneer all new technology and gameplay mechanics.
This game is expected to be released in 2019 on all devices of Samsung. The gameplay is all about exploring “real-world neighbourhoods and cities to discover mysterious artifacts, learn to cast spells, and encounter legendary beasts and iconic characters along the way.