Niantic Raised $300 Million To Create “Real-World Metaverse”

The next phase of augmented reality is coming to Pokémon GO!

By Achi Ikeda. Posted 11/26/2021 12:57 Comment on this     ShareThis

You read that right. Niantic has raised $300 million to create a metaverse. The creators of Pokémon GO are now planning to link users in virtual reality. John Hanke, founder and CEO of Niantic, states that Niantic aims to create an “ever-evolving AR map of the world” and “make the real world come alive with information and interactivity.”

Niantic is now working to build a platform for AR based on a 3D world map. The future is here! Do you have any concerns towards the growth of Augmented Reality? Are you excited for these changes to Pokémon GO now in development? Let us know in the comments!

Source: Games Industry

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