Harry Potter: Wizards Unite brings in $1M on opening weekend
The game is set to bring in $10 million within a month, data from Sensor Tower suggests.
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-- made by the same company, Niantic, made $28 million in its first four days and $206 million within a month,
analytics firm Sensor Tower said.
Most of the spending on
: Wizards Unite came from US players, at 88%, followed by the UK, at 8%. The game has yet to launch in Japan and South Korea, but it's already the No. 1
app by downloads across 28 other countries.
Watch this: Harry Potter: Wizards Unite gameplay details revealed
The Harry Potter: Wizards Unite augmented reality game, out now in the US, relies on your phone's GPS. Using your phone, you move around the physical world while interacting with AR objects, beasts, points of interest and other wizards and witches on the game map.