Today, Microsoft launches its new Microsoft Mesh mixed reality platform, and part of the message includes a brief demonstration of Pokémon Go works on the HoloLens 2 headset. Niantic has partnered with Microsoft to create this version of Pokémon Go,, demonstrating what might be possible for the game in the future.
The demo shows how HoloLens users can notice Pokemon in the wild and feed him berries before a typical gym fight with another player. There is a menu that HoloLens users touch to access different parts Pokémon Go,, but Niantic emphasizes that it is not yet a special application or is ready for users.
“Although this demonstration is not intended for consumer use, it offers an early look at future evolutions in both software and hardware,”
Hanke appeared on Microsoft’s Ignite virtual scene today as part of the company’s Mesh launch. Microsoft Mesh is Azure’s new platform for mixed-reality software developer developers. It’s a collaboration platform that allows everyone to have a shared virtual experience across devices, and Microsoft hopes to encourage developers to create more mixed-reality applications.