The Avengers are not the only shiny new toys available to Pixel Handset owners as the animated stars of the upcoming Pokémon Detective Pikachu movie have arrived on the Google Playground app.
Just a few weeks later With the headlines of the box office Avengers: Endgame in the AR app, Google released a Playmoji sticker set on Thursday teleporting Pikachu and his friends into their living room.
Of course, Pokémon fans do not for the first time have the opportunity to photograph their favorite Pocket Monster in Augmented Reality. Look, there's this little app called Pokémon GO; Maybe you've heard about it The game has even recently added an improved realistic photo mode. But I digress.
In addition to the title character, Charizard, Jigglypuff and Mr. Mime are available in the real world. After installing the Playmoji package from the Play Store, users can place the characters in their environment via Playground mode in their camera app. The user can place all four pocket monsters in the camera view at the same time and mix them like other Playmoji with figures from other packages.
"The pack contains Pokémon from the movie that are animated and sounding like their fellow movie stars," said Elisabeth Morant, product manager for Playgrounds Google, in a statement. "Thanks to ARCore's movement tracking, light estimation, and the ability to understand the real world, they feel they are really there with you – they can even take a selfie with Detective Pikachu and share a smile as they respond to your facial expressions Machine Learning Real-Time. "
While Playground is available only for Pixel devices, the Detective Pikachu Stickers Pack is available through AR Stickers for Moto Z3, Z3 Play, Z2 Force, G7 Plus, G7, G7 Power, and G6 Plus the Motorola Camera App and select LG phones, namely the G7 ThinQ and the V40. (Other Android devices lend themselves to Playground for anyone determined enough to avoid device exclusivity.)
Since restarting the AR Stickers app as a playground, Google has sought to update its content Bring by adding Childish Gambino, the Advanced Avengers Pack and New
The Playmoji Pack is the second AR action (so far) for the movie that is participating in the ongoing 7-Eleven promotion. (Coincidentally, this is the second movie with Ryan Reynolds benefiting from a 7-Eleven AR connection.)
The use of Augmented Reality to promote the franchise claiming that the largest AR app so far fits is that What fits Unexpectedly, The Pokémon Company has not yet called Pokémon GO to promote the film. On the other hand, Niantic has another week left to pull a Lopunny out of his hat.