Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is a huge augmented-reality mobile hit from Niantic Labs. A beta version of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite came out in New Zealand and Australia earlier this year, in April and May respectively. However, the wait is over as the game just hit the market a few days ago, on June 21st.

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite
From Niantic, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is here!

A successful release

At first glance, it seems that the game has had a successful launch, according to SensorTower research company. In just 24 hours, the free-to-play title on mobiles earned over $300,000 from both Google Play and Apple iOS platform. Moreover, that was just from the United Kingdom and the United States alone. With that great success, Wizards Unite went on to reach 400,000 downloads after only one day.

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite
The AR free-to-play title records impressive launch numbers, making over $300,000 across multiple platforms.

Looking back at Pokemon Go, the title was an absolute beast when it comes to the revenues or popularity. According to SensorTower, Niantic’s Pokemon Go generated about $2 million after the first day of release.

About Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

About Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, the game is now available for free on the App Store Game page for iOS. In fact, it’s there on both the center and the page front, boosting its visibility and subsequently, profitability.

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite
Wizards Unite is a Harry Potter-inspired title where you fight off legendary beasts from famous franchises.

As the name suggests, Wizards Unite is based on Harry Potter, one of the most successful and popular franchises in the world. In addition, the fact that the game is free really encourages entry from players.

Wizards Unite gameplay

Similar to that of Pokémon Go, players will be able to see the gameplay world using their smartphone. In Wizards Unite, you have to fight familiar mythical beasts from Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts franchises. In the beginning, you pick your wizarding house, your wand and decide to become either Auror, Professor or Magizoologist.

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite
Get Harry Potter: Wizards Unite now on both Android and iOS for free!

As for now, let’s see what magic can Wizards Unite bring in order to deliver frequent content updates as well as keep the revenues going from players.