Niantic may be best-known for the massive hit Pokémon Go, but for its next major release the studio is going back to the beginning.
Today the developer revealed that it’s working on a significant update to its debut augmented reality game, Ingress.
Called Ingress Prime, the overhauled version of the game will be launching next year, and will change virtually every aspect of the experience — from the art, design, and narrative, to the underlying technology that powers it.
“This game was the place where we figured out all of the things that we later applied to Pokémon Go, and will be drawing from for other projects that we do in the future,” says Niantic CEO John Hanke.
“We really look at it as our spiritual core.”Ingress first launched……