Disney teams up with Niantic to create an augmented reality Marvel video game
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Gamers will need to take a walk outside to play the “Marvel World of Heroes” video game.
Starting in 2023, Marvel fans will be able to draw inspiration from their favorite superheroes and superheroes to fight crime in augmented reality thanks to a partnership between Disney – owner of Marvel – and Niantic, the publisher of the hit gamePokémon Go.
In the Marvel World of Heroes mobile game, players patrol their neighborhoods to fight crimes, complete missions and thwart interdimensional threats, reads a press release.
The game developer wants to bring the iconic Marvel universe to the real world, a Niantic blog post reveals.
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In the absence of being able to embody Hulk, Spider-Man or members of the Avengers, players and players will be able to use their various powers, according to what we can see in the video announcing the game.
“My goal is for this game to inspire in its followers a sense of freedom, power, curiosity and cooperation, and inspires them to make the world a better place.
— Neil Melville, Lead Game Designer
Niantic has provided several inclusive customization options for heroic avatars, including different body types, gender expressions, and clothing.
I can't wait to see what kind of characters players will create on their journey to becoming famous local heroines and heroes.
The augmented reality mobile game Marvel World of Heroes is scheduled for release in 2023.