Niantic hires majority of Lowkey team

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by Marie Dealessandri

“We share a common vision for building community around shared experiences,” the studio said

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Niantic has acquired the team behind social gaming platform Lowkey.

The Pokémon Go developer clarified to GamesIndustry.biz that it hasn’t acquired the company itself, but just hired the majority of its team.

Lowkey is a social media site geared towards video editing and sharing, in particular gameplay videos.

“Their leadership in this space will accelerate the social experiences we’re building in our Niantic products,” head of product Ivan Zhou said. “We share a common vision for building community around shared experiences, and enabling new ways

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