Hogwarts Legacy, open world Harry Potter The adventure, set at the famous wizarding school, will premiere during the holiday season in 2022 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X. Avalanche Software and Sony Interactive Entertainment have shown approximately approx. 15 minutes of gameplay on Thursday afternoon, in a live stream for Hogwarts Legacy.
Players got a glimpse of Hogwarts Legacycharacter creation, some of the activities they’ll encounter on and off school, and a brief introduction to the story tie it all together. Hogwarts Legacy Set in the late 1800s, about 100 years before Harry Potter enters school.
In Hogwarts Legacy, the player’s character is a new wizard or witch, except they are starting out as a fifth year student. So the intro will get players up to speed on the game’s systems and controls, as well as introduce the character into the current story. That involves some sort of conspiracy involving elves and dark magicians. The tutorial stages seem to involve investigating an elf rebellion with the brand new NPC, Professor Figg. Later in the 15-minute trailer, a “dark path” is suggested, should the player choose to pursue it.
Hogwarts Legacy also seems to tap into all the familiar features of an action RPG, including crafting (of both potions and magic items), skill and skill trees, and friend and human parties. track, where NPCs add special talents to the adventure team. The Secret of Hogwarts Room of Requests can be found inside the academy and it serves as a customizable central area between story quests.
Although the game conforms to the general rules of Harry Potter, creator JK Rowling irrelevant in Hogwarts Legacyof creativity. Right after notification Hogwarts Legacy in September 2020, The last game from Warner Bros. separated the project from her because Rowling’s public, and transphobic, comments on gender identity.
So the reception Hogwarts Legacy received from the public will be closely monitored. Many LGBTQ supporters have give up their fandom for the wider range of Harry Potter works and considers supporting the game as direct support for Rowling and her views.
Others also noted that the former chief designer of the game maintained a YouTube channel where he advocated for right-wing views and made similar cultural complaints. That developer leave Avalanche Software under a cloud in March 2021.