Pikmin Bloom is Niantic’s new AR adventure

Pikmin Bloom is an augmented reality game developed by Niantic in collaboration with Nintendo in which you’ll have to help the cute Pikmin to blossom and bloom to keep track of your memories.

The purpose can be achieved simply by walking, as the steps taken will help to grow the seedlings from which the creatures come that can be collected when they have become large enough and grown in the planter backpack.

Pikmin Bloom is Niantic’s new AR adventure

By walking it is possible to make the flowers bloom and then collect the petals that grow on the heads of your Pikmin and scatter them as you walk to leave beautiful flower trails along the way. In the evening it will be possible to find out the number of steps taken, the route taken and look at the photos taken during the day.

Pikmin Bloom includes seven types of Pikmin to learn about, each of which comes with unique characteristics. For example, some can fly, while others are incredibly strong. When mushrooms block the passage, you can send your Pikmin team to charge to open a passage. Note that the app Google Fit must be installed and its permissions activated for the game to accurately track your steps.

Pikmin Bloom is available for Android for free supported by optional in-app purchases to get in-game items and asks for permissions to access your location, camera, microphone, Wi-Fi connection information, photos, media, and files.

Android 5.0 or later is sufficient for installation, however a device with at least 2 GB of RAM and augmented reality support of Google. Below you will find the trailer and the badge to identify the game nel Play Store.

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