The Niantic Creator Program
Jumpstart your AR project by working with Niantic
Realize your AR experience with Niantic
Get access to Niantic tools, services, and talent; the very same used to power today’s most successful consumer AR experiences. Participants can even apply for funding opportunities when available.
The Niantic Real World Platform
  • Niantic’s core technology stack used to power today’s most successful AR experiences including Pokémon GO.
  • Augmented reality developer kit provides client-side tools and features to implement compelling AR features across multiple mobile device platforms.
  • Backend cloud infrastructure and services scales to millions of users, all experiencing the same single-instance simulation.
  • Available to all selected Niantic Creator Program participants, coming 2020.
The Niantic Beyond Reality Fund
In addition to tools and services, Niantic may award additional funding to qualifying projects that require additional financial support in taking their concepts to the next level.
For today’s most creative and ambitious AR creators

Available to teams of all sizes; from indie studios to large enterprises. Developers will be selected based on a demonstrated ability to develop and launch apps and/or games. Existing projects on mobile, VR, and/or AR is a plus.
Frequently Asked Questions
  • + - Why is Niantic sponsoring the Niantic Creator Program?
    Niantic believes the world is a better place with AR. The creator program accelerates this by supporting creators.
  • + - How much does it cost to participate in the program?
    There is no initial cost to participate in the program.
  • + - Can I commercialize my project using Niantic Creator Program resources?
    You will not be able to commercialize your AR project with Niantic Creator Program resources without Niantic consent. Commercialization may require additional agreements on a case-by-case basis.
  • + - Who can participate in the program?
    Currently, the program is very limited to teams of AR creators. Developers will be selected based on a demonstrated ability to develop and launch apps and games. Existing projects on mobile, VR, and/or AR is a plus.
  • + - How often are applications reviewed?
    They are formally reviewed on a monthly basis.