The fantasy continues on the rear-facing camera, where users can fight sworn enemies of the faction they pick on the front-facing experience by placing them in their physical environment and tapping the screen to attack. Those who pick Horde orc can chop an Alliance knight with a battle axe, while Alliance sympathizers can blast a Horde archer with ice.
Once done playing make-believe, users can click the "learn more" button to transport themselves to Blizzard's online store to purchase the Battle of Azeroth expansion.
In recent months, Snapchat has been building up its user interaction experience for its Shoppable AR e-commerce platform via hip-hop artists like Drake and Nicki Minaj, as well as athletic clothing and shoe maker New Balance.
The ability to not only engage consumers but also push them to an immediate call to action directly in the AR experience is proving to be a valuable growth engine for Snapchat.
Now, that AR-powered marketing-meets-entertainment experience can be enjoyed in the world of sword and sorcery.