Why Wizards Unite release date is delayed?

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Any speculation? It was stated for 2018, now 2019 but no one knows exactly when....
 
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I honestly think they announced it too soon and the technology didnt develop as fast as theyd hoped for.
It would be a pretty d@mb move to announce it worldwide knowing the size of the HP fandom only to purposefuly make us wait this long.
 
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I honestly think they announced it too soon and the technology didnt develop as fast as theyd hoped for.
It would be a pretty d@mb move to announce it worldwide knowing the size of the HP fandom only to purposefuly make us wait this long.
Arent' they using same techno as pokemon go??
 

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Arent' they using same techno as pokemon go??
The game will be similar to Pok矇mon Go in that it uses Augmented Reality, although even that has advanced since PoGo eas released. However, Wizards Unite will reportedly follow a storyline instead of Pok矇mons catch them all gameplay.

And more specifically, Niantic has been working on multiplayer platforms like we mention in our Duelling post.
The main issue with this type of tech that would allow players to interact with each other in game (check out the Codename Neon video on the post) is that it needs to be low latency, since we cant really duel if theres a lag in the game. And our networks arent ready for that yet. A new low latency network has just come out in Germany, in fact, and could be the first step in getting to the point needed for the game.

Apart from that the storyline itself will be more convoluted that PoGo, weve been promised famous characters to interact with and a chance to develop a wizarding career, which presumably takes more development than releasing a new Pok矇mon.
 
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I honestly think they announced it too soon and the technology didnt develop as fast as theyd hoped for.
It would be a pretty d@mb move to announce it worldwide knowing the size of the HP fandom only to purposefuly make us wait this long.
The game will be similar to Pok矇mon Go in that it uses Augmented Reality, although even that has advanced since PoGo eas released. However, Wizards Unite will reportedly follow a storyline instead of Pok矇mons catch them all gameplay.

And more specifically, Niantic has been working on multiplayer platforms like we mention in our Duelling post.
The main issue with this type of tech that would allow players to interact with each other in game (check out the Codename Neon video on the post) is that it needs to be low latency, since we cant really duel if theres a lag in the game. And our networks arent ready for that yet. A new low latency network has just come out in Germany, in fact, and could be the first step in getting to the point needed for the game.

Apart from that the storyline itself will be more convoluted that PoGo, weve been promised famous characters to interact with and a chance to develop a wizarding career, which presumably takes more development than releasing a new Pok矇mon.
Thanks for your replies! That make sense...
 

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yeah, I understand wanting it to be perfect, but maybe they shouldn't have announced it in november 2017, just make it closer to the actual date when you know roughly when the game will be ready. All this expectation they created can easily fizzle out...
 

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yeah, I understand wanting it to be perfect, but maybe they shouldn't have announced it in november 2017, just make it closer to the actual date when you know roughly when the game will be ready. All this expectation they created can easily fizzle out...
Hope this time there's no extra delay!
 

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It's funny on the day after I commented on how frustrating it was getting they released all the new info on gameplay! And it wasn't even me, I haven't tried another Imperio curse since I slipped and fell while casting it and...well, it wasn't pretty...