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  Adventure Sync Arrives This Week in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite
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01/27/2020
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Niantic, Inc. and WB Games are excited to reveal that Adventure Sync, a Niantic Real World Platform gameplay feature, is rolling out this week in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite.

This highly-requested feature gives players the option to connect their game to Apple Health or Google Fit to record their walking distance – even when Harry Potter: Wizards Unite isn’t running. Once enabled in the game’s Settings menu, player walking distance will be tallied in the background and applied toward unlocking their Portkey Portmanteaus. The game will also notify players once Portmanteaus are unlocked. Adventure Sync is completely optional and can be turned on or off at any time in the game settings.

Alongside Adventure Sync, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will also release several updates to Portkeys:

 

  • As players unlock Portmanteaus, new artwork will visually differentiate between the different types. 2 km Portmanteaus will reveal a Boot; 5 km a Kettle; and 10 km a Deflated Ball. 
  • Some Portkey environments that were only available during past Brilliant Events, such as Umbridge’s Office, will be returning.
  • Tapping Wrackspurts within any Portkey will now have a chance to reward players with Spell Energy.
  • Players may also discover Foundables which weren’t previously collectible from Portkeys.

  Check out WB Games and Niantic’s latest blog post for more details here. To stay up to date on Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, upcoming event details, please visit www.wizardsunite.com and follow the game on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is co-published and co-developed by WB Games San Francisco and Niantic, Inc., under the Portkey Games label.

For more information please contact:

Mark Ward Sr.

Publicity Manager

Warner Bros. UK

[email protected]

Lydia Dunkley

Publicist

Warner Bros. UK

[email protected]