It has already been a year since Harry Potter: Wizards Unite hit the market. This has marked an important milestone in the history for the game. It was revealed that the game had been struggling for some time. But it seems that things are going to get better for the title.
The game was released on June 21 last year. There was a lot of hype created around the game. People were genuinely excited about the game. When the game was teased, people were on their heels to get a first look at the gameplay. Then the beta version of the game was released. But, this was only limited to New Zealand. So, this ended up building more excitement for the game.
Statistics of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite from the past one year
The game ended up winning the People’s Choice Award for Technical Achievement. So, let us look at some of the statistics from the last year. It would allow us to look at the popularity of the game.
- 5 billion traces returned
- 400 million kilometres walked
- 2 billion visits to points of interest
- 275 million wizarding challenges won
- 850 million potions consumed
- 150 million gifts sent to friends
Now, let us start by saying these numbers are truly impressive.
What kept them excited?
There are many reasons for the popularity surrounding Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. One of the major reasons for the same is the feature of Gifting. Whenever you visit a certain place, be it a fortress, greenhouse or even an inn, it ends up as Wizarding XP. These Wizarding XP come in handy during the game and can be a little hard to collect at some times. Well, guess what, all of these can be shared among your friends.
There is the feature of Knight Bus. It allows the players to hop on to the bus to take a journey to the Hogwarts Castle. By visiting the Fortress therein, people can take on a lot of challenges.
Now, for those of you already intrigued there is an event coming up. Wizarding Weekend begins on June 26th, 2020 at 2:00 PM EST and runs till June 29th, 2020 till the same time. So, if you want a weekend full of magical happiness, hop on!