The firm defined to The Verge that Prime will share the identical underlying platform as its Pokémon counterpart. This will not solely let it share upgrades and struggle cheaters, however make use of slicker augmented actuality frameworks like ARKit and ARCore. More importantly, the reworked Ingress ought to be significantly extra accessible to newcomers. Niantic is conscious that the sport is comparatively cryptic (it is one thing of an unique membership that is dependent upon discovering teammates), and it is utilizing classes discovered from Pokémon Go to provide you a gentler introduction.
Story will additionally get an overhaul. The core plot is acquainted (we might anticipate unique matter and the Shapers to play distinguished roles), but it surely’ll unfold otherwise and will even embrace anime segments to inform the story.
Let’s be sincere: Ingress will doubtless proceed to dwell within the shadow of Pokémon (and finally Harry Potter) with out model recognition to reel folks in. However, the enhancements coming with Prime might maintain it related, ensuring that the sport is not simply restricted to hardcore followers keen to grasp the sport and immerse themselves within the storyline.