There have been a fair few announcements to come from the relatively concise Google event that took place this evening, including the Google Pixel smartphone and Google Daydream View. To go along with these two reveals, there needs to be applications, and it seems as though there was a big reveal for Harry Potter fans hidden up their wizard sleeve.
Adrienne McCallister who is the leader of partnerships for Daydream came up on stage, and one of the first announcements was of this new Harry Potter franchised title made with Framestore: “With Daydream you’re going to be able to explore some really magical places, and what’s more magical than the wizarding world of J.K Rowling? I’m excited to announce that we’ve been working with Warner Brothers to bring an exclusive Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them experience to Daydream.”
In the preview shown during the event it looks as though players can wave the controller as the wand and interact with various surroundings as well as with the beasts. “In it you’re a wizard and the controller transforms into a wand that you can use to levitate objects and cast spells. We’re really stoked about this because don’t we all just want to be wizards?”
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