Hogwarts Legacy: What You Might Need To Know

 

The release date for the much anticipated Wizarding World game creeps closer. And in the lead-up to the final stretch, there are a couple of things you need to know before going into the game.

 

Setting

In the familiar wizarding world, but the unfamiliar time of the 1800s, Legacy introduces entirely new characters and plot lines that are as unfamiliar to fans as they are to those new to the franchise. Hogsmeade, the Forbidden Forest, and Hogwarts itself are available to explore, though no word has been said about Diagon Alley and the Ministry of Magic.

 

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Story

While not a story written by J.K Rowling, the author of the Harry Potter books, the mind behind the Wizarding World has been in communication with the studio behind the game. Players get to experience Hogwarts through their character in the RPG open-world game, learning magic and becoming a part of the wizarding society are key aspects of gameplay.

 

Your character has a late start at Hogwarts, beginning in their 5th year and coming face to face with, what sounds like three different factions. The light wizards, the goblin rebellion, and the dark wizards. A full plot is still unavailable as of yet.

 

 

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Game Play

It sounds like there is the freedom to pick your path and change your character’s fate too, which is an exciting aspect of what sounds like an expansive game. Players will also be able to craft their character how they chose, and through specific experiences can hone their fighting style special to the character. There is also the ability to befriend other students and have them join you on your journeys.

 

Also available is the ability to learn to ride brooms, as well as tame and ride some magical creatures.

 

 

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Platforms

Legacy will be available on all popular consoles; PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series XIS, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. Hogwarts Legacy is available for pre-order now and is set to appear on shelves near the end of the year.

 

Portkey Games. The devs behind Hogwarts Legacy might have more in the works, saying on their website, ‘Portkey Games will enable developers to create a variety of new and immersive gaming experiences that are all inspired by J. K. Rowling’s Wizarding World.’

 

 

For more information check out the games website.

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