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Niantic’s Transformers Mobile game shuts down servers before release

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The success of Pokémon Go cannot be understated. However, developer Niantic isn’t seeing much success with its other projects.

Case in point: Niantic’s new Transformers Mobile game is already getting the axe. Announced back in July 2021, Transformers: Heavy Metal was another AR game by Niantic.

Following the same gameplay loop as Pokémon Go, you would walk around your city to find and fight Transformers. Partnering with development studio Very Very Spaceship, the Transformers mobile game was to be a massive new project.

Not only was it more action-packed than other Niantic games, but also more demanding. Compared to Pokémon, the visual fidelity was next level.

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