The immersion within basketball video games They will reach a level never before thought. Nianticthe creator of the popular Pokémon GO, has just presented NBA All-World, an augmented reality game in which you’ll embody your favorite basketball player from the screen of your iPhone or Android phone.
The NBA All-World announcement was made on YouTube this morning, in which Niantic He presented some details about his next project that is already in the early stages of development.
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As detailed by Polygon, this game will have the same treatment of Pokémon GO; that is to say, it is an augmented reality experience in which players will be able to collect the different NBA stars, such as Stephen Curry to increase its stats and customize it with items found in real-world locations.
Likewise, users will be able to challenge their friends to play 1 vs 1 games in different locations. Watch here the first trailer with which NBA All-Star was announced, the new proposal of Niantic.
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Game development is overseen by Matthews, Sega of America’s sports veteran and developer of the first NFL and NBA 2K game, who joined Niantic in 2021 for this ambitious project.
To achieve this recreational experience, NBA All-World will use a database of thousands of real basketball courts to enjoy basketball in the real world. In addition, there will be special stops in different stores, which will serve to unlock items that you can use in duels.
It was confirmed that NBA All-World can be downloaded and play free on iOS and Android mobile devices. And although it does not yet have an official release date, gamers can already register on its official site.