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Warner Bros. Games is announced today Hogwarts Legacy, an open-world, one-player action role-playing game (RPG) set in the wizarding world of the 1800s. Players will experience student life at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Witchcraft as never before, as they experience the unwritten and embark on a dangerous journey to uncover a hidden truth about the wizarding world. Developed by Avalanche and published by Warner Bros. Games under the Portkey Games label, Hogwarts Legacy will be released in 2021 on PlayStation5, PlayStation4, PlayStation4 Pro, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One consoles, and PC.
Hogwarts Legacy is filled with immersive magic, placing players at the center of their adventure to become the witch or wizard they choose to be. They will develop their characters’ abilities by mastering powerful spells, honing their combat skills, and selecting companions to help them take on deadly enemies. Players will also encounter missions and scenarios that will make tough choices and determine what they stand for.
To view and share the Hogwarts Legacy Official trailer, visit: http://go.wbgames.com/HogwartsLegacyAnnounce
” Hogwarts Legacy gives players control over their own RPG gaming experience unlike anything in the wizarding world which will continue to attract fans under the Portkey Games label, ”said David Haddad, President of Warner Bros. Games. ” Avalanche brought this deep, rich world full of action-packed magic to life, as well as a detailed and mysterious story to engage fans and gamers. “
“It is such an honor to work on such an incredible franchise and the team is dedicated to providing an authentic wizarding world experience that Harry Potter and RPG fans will enjoy,” said John Blackburn, studio general manager, Avalanche. ” Hogwarts Legacy is so special because it allows players to immerse themselves in a new narrative filled with complex characters and, of course, magic.
As the defining story begins, players develop their magical abilities by mastering spells, brewing potions and taming fantastic beasts. Along the way, they will discover an expansive world filled with perilous dangers linked to the wizarding worlds long forgotten past and an unusual ability they possess. The Open World Journey takes players beyond Hogwarts to new and familiar places in the Wizarding World, including the Forbidden Forest and Hogsmeade Village.
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About Warner Bros. Games
Warner Bros. Games, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc., is a leading global publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all platforms, including console, handheld, mobile and PC games. for internal and third party game titles. Additional information can be found at www.wbgames.com.
About Portkey Games
Portkey Games, from Warner Bros. Games, is the games label dedicated to creating new Wizarding World mobile and video game experiences that put the player at the center of their own adventure, inspired by the original stories of JK Rowlings. Portkey Games gives players the ability to make their own narrative choices and engage with the wizarding world to create new and unique experiences. The label was created to provide players and fans with new gaming experiences that allow them to immerse themselves in the magic of the Wizarding World in an immersive way where they can define their own Wizarding World story.
Founded in 1995 in Salt Lake City, Avalanche Software has been creating interactive experiences for fans of the world’s biggest franchises for over two decades. The studio joined Warner Bros. Games in 2016 and is currently working on Hogwarts Legacy, a new open world, action RPG set in the Wizarding World. Further information on Avalanche is available at https://www.avalanchesoftware.com.
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