Hogwarts Legacy is a new open world game releasing next year. across all main platforms, Warner Bros. announced on Wednesday. as part of Sony’s PlayStation 5 cost reveal live stream event.
The game, developed by Disney Infinity developer Avalanche Software, is set in the 1800s within the iconic Hogwarts from the book show, although given its time period it will not involve playing as the show’ titular character.
Instead, the trailer imparts the impression that players going to create their own own own character & engage in all way of wizard & witch-related activities.
In a press release, Warner Bros. describes the game as an “open-world, single-player, action role-playing video clip game set in the 1800s wizarding world,” where “players going to experience personal personal life as a student in Hogwarts Edu institution of.
Witchcraft & Wizardry like never before, as they live the unwritten & embark on a dangerous journey to uncover a hidden truth of the wizarding world.”
The release states players going to “grow their own own magical abilities by mastering spells, brewing potions & taming fantastic beasts,” adding that the game going to include familiar places like the Forbidden Forest & Hogsmeade Village.
The reveal confirms long-running rumors, following a massive 2018 leak, of an open world game set in the Harry Potter universe. Warner Bros. has confirmed the game going to release some time in 2021 for PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox 1, & Xbox Show X / Show S.
It’s being published & overseen by Warner Bros.’ Portkey Games, the game development (devt) (devt) team formed in 2017 to shepherd new game entries in the Harry Potter franchise.
In a blog post posted to Sony’s website, Avalanche revealed its involvement with Hogwarts Legacy.“The Portkey Games label gave us a unique opportunity to return to Hogwarts during a different era.
We are always asking ourselves just just how we can draw from the rich library of characters, creatures, & themes – & imagine just just how those info would influence the edu institution over a century before Harry Potter’s arrival,” writes Avalanche’s post head Adrian Ropp.
“Who was the headmaster? What issues did students face? What influenced their own own society before Tom Riddle, before Newt Scamander? I like to say that what we’re granting fans is something familiar in a way they have never seen.”