The Sky Whale AR mode allows players to enjoy the original game it in a completely new way. By using a mobile device players can enrich the Sky Whale experience but bringing the character to life in the real world thanks to the power of AR technology.
If you’re wondering why you haven’t heard of this supposedly popular game before, there’s a good chance you’re not in its target demographic. According to App Annie, Sky Whale is the top iOS game for children ages 9 to 11. Meanwhile, the game has racked up more than 10 million installs on Google Play, and nearly 30 million global downloads since its launch and with an average of two million active monthly users. Take a look at the recently released trailer.
The objective of the game is to guide the narwhal and collect as many donuts as possible in the allotted time. Players can accrue coins to unlock special items that enhance the character’s abilities or direct the character to bounce off clouds and other objects to accelerate the narwhal’s movement.
This allows for a full 360-degree immersive experience where the physical space appears to become the Sky Whale sea and sky. Players will then need to steer the narwhal with their device, moving through the space to soar through the sky or swim underwater in a race o collect items and earn points for the high score.