Hogwarts Legacy – The upcoming Open World role-playing game, set at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry a century ago, is set to launch later this year. Details of the upcoming game launch were shared during a March 18 PlayStation State of Play livestream event. Hogwarts Legacy is set in the magical world a century before JK Rowling’s Harry Potter franchise event and will arrive on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series S / X later this year.
During the PlayStation State of Play event, which aired on March 17 at 2pm PT (March 18 IST 3:30 am), developer Avalanche gave gamers a peek at what they could expect from Hogwarts Legacy, including game introductions and storytelling. Many elements up to character building. Last year, it was revealed that Hogwarts would allow transgender characters in the Legacy game. The game introduces players to a variety of settings and abilities, including Hogwart’s various locations, such as dungeons and kitchens, magical creatures, sweeping brooms, as well as new characters – such as the villain Dwarf Runrock, the mighty Professor Fig, and others.
The developers showed the side of the game character building, as well as other parts of the game that will affect the gameplay. These include decorating the house, learning new skills and upgrading them (talent points), making readily available medicines and growing magical plants. Gamers will have access to various classes at Hogwarts, where they will join as fifth-year students. The game will also feature the familiar village of Hogsmeade, where gamers will be able to buy components, gear and more.
Learning skills at Hogwarts will help a player investigate rumors of a Mounting Goblin Rebellion that threatens to affect school safety. Gameplay also shows evil creatures tainted by magic, goblins and dark magicians. The Goblins have revealed their alliance with the Dark Wizards, but nothing more has been revealed in the gameplay trailer. In the meantime, the trailer is going to show different spellings like Explosive Curse, Stunning Spell, Shield Enchanting and Enchanting Weapon. In order for war to be effective, it must adapt to the weaknesses of various enemies.
During the livestream, gamers were also shown the controls that could be used in the game, which was recorded on a PlayStation 5. The trailer shows the ability to make friends with different characters in the game, with the students having their own stories and their own characteristics. . The game will also feature the iconic Room of Requirement, which allows gamers to catch up with their classmates as well as create medicines, plant trees and harvest crops and upgrade gear. The game will also have dynamic weather that was shown during the trailer.
The game will be released during the holiday season later this year. The popular game was first announced in September 2020 and was slated for release in 2021, but was delayed until 2022. Hogwarts Legacy is not associated with JK Rowling, the author of the titular Harry Potter series, who made several comments as transphobic in 2020, and has been criticized by many, including Harry Potter movie stars Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson.
Hogwarts Legacy has been released this year on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X.