Although it remains unclear whether there will, indeed, be a "Harry Potter GO" game, the latest reports claim that the rumored game will be adding characters lifted from the blockbuster "Harry Potter" spin-off movie, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them."
"Harry Potter GO" is back in the news again with rumors claiming that Niantic, Warner Bros., and author J.K. Rowling have already met on the negotiating table to talk about the game. Reportedly, Niantic is bent on getting the rights to the "Harry Potter" franchise so that it can develop a game similar to its global hit "Pokemon GO," "Harry Potter GO," which has been clamored for by avid "Harry Potter" fans.
According to the latest reports, the game will be adding beasts from the blockbuster "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," which, if turns out to be true, will surely make the game even more fun and riveting.
While the reports claiming that Niantic, Warner Bros., and Rowling are already talking about "Harry Potter GO" and the game possibly featuring beasts from "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" are nothing short of exciting, they are to be taken with a grain of salt at this point in time as there are no solid pieces of evidence that can prove their veracity.
The noise about a "Harry Potter GO" game first surfaced around the time of release of "Pokemon GO," which, without question, is this year's most successful mobile game that has driven "Pokemon" and gaming fans from around the world crazy. Because of the popularity of the game, "Harry Potter" fans launched a petition asking Niantic to develop a game to be based on the "Harry Potter" franchise, which is dubbed as "Harry Potter GO."
As of this writing, the petition has already gathered more than 60,000 signatures and is just short of a little more than 3,000 supporters to reach its target of 65,000 petitioners.