Stranger Things is not just going to be a popular Netflix show anymore, as the Finnish developer Next Games is partnering up with Netflix to come up with a location based puzzle RPG game. The game is expected to be similar to Pokemon Go, Next Games is one of the foremost developers of licensed, location based games after Niantic, who developed Pokemon Go.
Teemu Huuhtanen, CEO of Next Games, said in a press release, “Our core focus will be to deliver on Stranger Things’ rich and intense themes like friendship and supernatural adventure, and translate these into snack-sized entertainment on your mobile device.”
This new Stranger Things mobile game will allow the players to roam the Upside Down, the alternate dimension from the Netflix show. Netflix announced the game during a E3 panel and its partnership with the Next Games. Chris Lee, Netflix’s director of interactive games, said on the panel,” No matter where you are at in the world, you can fight and battle against The Upside Down, even in your own backyard.”
This location based puzzle RPG has been slated for release in 2020, for both iOS and Android devices. The game is set in 80’s retro Saturday morning cartoon-inspired style theme which would definitely make people fall in love with. This should be notes that this is isn’t related to the Stranger Things 3: The Game, which is to be released on July 4th.