Video game fans of all ages worldwide are hotly anticipating various video games that are due to be launched in 2021. With this, here is a look at Avalanche Software’s Hogwarts Legacy, one of the most eagerly awaited video games set to debut on various video game platforms next year.
Developed by Avalanche Software and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment under its Portkey Games label, Hogwarts Legacy, an upcoming action role-playing video game set in the late 1800s in the Wizarding World, will be released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S in 2021.
Developer: Avalanche Software
Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Series: Wizarding World Harry Potter
Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
Genre: Action role-playing
Announced at a PlayStation 5 event in September 2020, Hogwarts Legacy will be set in the late 1800s, following a student at Hogwarts.
The player will get to choose their Hogwarts House and attend classes at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and explore an open world consisting of locations including the Forbidden Forest and Hogsmeade Village.
In the game, the player character will learn to cast various magical spells, brew potions, tame magical beasts, and master other combat abilities.
A morality system will also play a role in the game.
The game is currently being developed by Avalanche Software, which was acquired by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment from Disney in January 2017.
In the same year, Warner Bros. established a new publishing label named Portkey Games, which was dedicated to managing the Wizarding World license.
According to Warner Bros., franchise creator J.K. Rowling is not directly involved in the game’s development.
Gameplay footage of the game had leaked in 2018.
Thus far, here are few reactions of video game geeks to Hogwarts Legacy: