Finally, two years after its first announcement Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is coming to the U.S. and UK on June 21, 2019! Niantic and WB Games made the launch announcement at a special event held at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Studios in Hollywood.
The event was held by invitation only and several prominent YouTubers, influencers, and media outlets (like yours truly) who have been covering the game managed to score invites to the exclusive event. The event showed off some gameplay and talked about the process behind the development of this new AR world and gave attendees a chance to play the game.
While no official time of the release has been given, the release is rolling out in the U.S. and UK on both iOS and Android — keep a look out on Friday, June 21 for the app to go live in the Apple Store and Google Play Store!
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Harry Potter Over The Ear Headphones (opens in new tab) ($25 at Amazon)
Show your love of Harry Potter to the whole world, while shutting that same world out with these funky headphones from ihome. Designed with phones in mind it comes with a mic to make calls even easier.(opens in new tab)
Hogwarts phone case (opens in new tab) ($10 at Amazon)
Show your love of the Potterverse, and protect your phone with this beautiful faux-leather case. The Hogwarts crest burns bright on the front with plenty of room inside for some cash and cards too.(opens in new tab)
Hogwarts house PopSocket (opens in new tab) ($15 at Amazon)
While not everyone likes to use PopSockets, there are advantages to them. If you don't want to use a case you can rep your house, and have a secure way to grip your phone while walking.
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