Pokemon Go developer Niantic has partnered with Nintendo to create a cell sport primarily based on the Pikmin franchise. Like Pokemon Go, this new Pikmin sport can be designed to encourage of us to stroll extra.
This upcoming Pikmin sport is simply the primary title in Niantic and Nintendo’s new partnership. As detailed in a Niantic blog post, the 2 firms are planning to work collectively on future titles, collectively growing video games constructed on Niantic’s real-world AR expertise. Every will deliver to life characters from Nintendo’s numerous roster of fashionable properties.
Niantic’s Pikmin sport is at the moment slated to launch someday later this 12 months. The developer didn’t launch particulars on what different cell apps it has deliberate which can be primarily based on Nintendo franchises.
“We’ll share extra particulars concerning the apps within the coming months,” Niantic VP of product administration Kei Kawai writes within the weblog put up. “We’re excited to proceed constructing on this partnership as we pursue our mission of encouraging folks to discover the world collectively.”