You’ll be able to turn your smartphone into a ghost trap and bust ghosts around your neighborhood with the AR game Ghostbusters World, teased in further detail today.
Sony Pictures Entertainment and Ghost Corps in collaboration with mobile game publisher 4:33 Creative Lab present Ghostbusters World, a state of the art augmented reality game that’s coming to iOS and Android later this year.
“Ghostbusters World gameplay will enable players to battle and capture hundreds of ghosts from all dimensions of the franchise, including the films, TV shows, comic books, theme parks, and video games. The game will also feature new and unique ghosts to the franchise.”
Out of the Game Developers Conference, check out a “let’s play walkthrough” video showing the full scope of Google Maps API integration, interaction with the environment, and new ghosts being caught, as well as a new gameplay video below!
“The Ghostbusters Universe is rich in characters and Ghostbusters World is the perfect medium to get to know these characters in a whole new dimension,” said Ivan Reitman, Principal, Ghost Corps, and Director & Producer of the original Ghostbusters movie.
The game features the latest in AR and other mobile technologies and differentiates itself with skill-based gameplay and other exciting features yet to be announced.