Four Pokemon that are set to appear to the upcoming Detective Pikachu movie are now available in Playground for Pixel phones, plus select LG and Moto phones. Once downloaded, you can have Detective Pikachu, Mr. Mime, Charizard, and Jigglypuff placed in your world using your supported device.
Apparently, these little Playmoji feature machine learning, able to react to your own facial expressions.
Thanks to ARCore’s motion tracking, light estimation and ability to understand the real world, they feel like they’re really there with you. You can even take a selfie with Detective Pikachu and share a smile as he reacts to your facial expressions in real time via machine learning.
I’m still creeped out by Mr. Mime, but Pikachu sure is cute.