Pokemon Go Dev’s New AR Tech Strives for More Realism


Pokemon Go developer Niantic has just released three trailers showing off its new Augmented Reality technology.

The AR experiences are currently codenamed Niantic Occlusion, Tonehenge, and Neon, and all show what looks like real-time gameplay with a more realistic nature than what we’ve seen in Pokemon Go so far.

Tonehenge has players using their phones to view an AR environment in which they can cooperatively move and turn statues to unlock energy orbs. Once this has been completed it gives them access to a jigsaw puzzle and completing the puzzle as a team looks to be the ultimate goal. You can view the full trailer below for a better look.

Neon, on the other hand, is more fast-paced and combat focussed.

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