Exciting to see the progress we are making in activating new types of devices that utilize our platform … pic.twitter.com/yYglk4q89G
– John Hanke (@johnhanke) March 29, 2021
Niantic demo also a version of Pokemon Go on Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 and Microsoft Mesh platform. It appears that AR glasses will allow players to see Pokemon around the world, but at the time, Hanke says the HoloLens demo was not intended for consumer use, according to The Verge.The AR spectacle space is warming up recently after years of VR glasses dominating the gaming area. Apple is reportedly working on an expensive $ 3,000 VR headset with 8K monitors as a trial product before launching a more consumer-friendly AR device.
The Niantic-powered AR glasses can help take games like Pokemon Go and perhaps the recently announced Niantic Pikmin game to the next level.
Matt TM Kim is IGN’s news editor.
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