Harry Potter: Wizards Unite goes live in Canada, Germany, and 23 other countries

TechCrunch | 6/22/2019 | Staff
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Harry Potter: Wizards Unite (think Pokémon GO, but with wands and giant spiders instead of pokéballs and Pikachus) officially launched earlier this week, but with a catch: it was only available in the US, UK, Australia, and New Zealand.

Why? Amongst other reasons, a country-by-country rollout helps Niantic ensure that their servers stay stable. By spreading the launch out over time, they’re (hopefully) able to figure out where potential server scaling issues might be before half the world is yelling on Twitter.

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Niantic used a similar rollout strategy with Pokémon GO — even still, their servers had...
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