Google is planning an Ingress convention for later this year

Google’s experiment with augmented reality games may become a convention before the end of the year, its creator said at South by Southwest today. Ingress, a conspiracy sci-fi game that pits factions against one another for virtual control of real-world landmarks, continues to grow as it enters its third year. The game has been downloaded more than 10 million times, and regular meetups hosted by Google’s Niantic Labs division are drawing thousands of people.

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