As kids, as adults, we have all wanted to be students at the famous wizardry college, Hogwarts. The World of harry potter has our hearts and for obvious reasons. A lot of us gamers have wanted a good game based in the harry potter universe for so long now.

Finally, there is a game that seems absolutely worth all the wait. Today we are going to be talking about Hogwarts Legacy. There seems to be a lot of confusion around the gaming industry, especially the Harry Potter fans.

I will be answering some of the very common questions including, “When is Hogwarts Legacy Releasing”, “Is Harry and His friends inside the game” and more importantly, “Is Hogwarts Legacy after Harry Potter?”.

What is Hogwarts Legacy?

Hogwarts Legacy is an upcoming open-world action role-playing game that is being developed by avalanche software and published by Warner bros. The game is set in the wizarding world in the late 1800s and puts you in the shoes of a student who has been invited to the school of magic, quite late.

This studio has been selfish when it comes to sharing the details about the game but it has been calling it an “immersive, open-world action RPG”. Hogwarts Legacy is going to have character customization where you get to create the character you will be playing, wizard or a witch, it’s really up to you. So it’s basically an RPG game where you learn magic, fight the evil forces of darkness, become a powerful witch, and hopefully, save Hogwarts from fierce monsters.

Will There be Harry and his Friends in Hogwarts Legacy?

Answering one big question that you already have in your minds, we won’t be seeing the group that first pops up in our minds when we hear “Hogwarts”. The studio disclosed that the story of the game won’t be following any of the J.K Rowling’s books and features an original story from the studio itself.

Meaning we won’t be seeing Harry, Ron, or Hermione in the game as it is set way before the Harry Potter timeline. But we all can surely expect to see some familiar places in the game. There are going to be locations that we know and some of them are the Hogwarts Castle of course that we will be in most of the time as students, the trailer gave us a good look at the interior of the castle as well as the exterior.

The village of Hogsmeade is near the castle is also going to be featured in the game so we can always go for a stroll around the village. The last confirmed location that we know to be included in the game is the forbidden forest that we know from the trailer.

What do we know about Hogwarts Legacy’s Gameplay?

According to what little information we have from official sources, the gamers will begin their journey by selecting their class or the Hogwarts House that they wish to join. They will thereafter be able to explore the wide open world that extends beyond the confines of their magic school. And, much like in a traditional RPG such as Final Fantasy and World of Warcraft or similar games that you can get from Gamecamp, players will be able to explore and discover new things to help improve their character’s talents, such as strong spells and fighting skills.

Another exciting element is that players will be able to pick their partners or friends in the game to aid them in the battle against the dangers of this magical realm. However, there is no info out there about how all the companion system is going to work. But it definitely sounds amazing and even gives us hope to see relationships in the game.

When is Hogwarts Legacy getting Released?

Hogwarts Legacy was first announced to be released by the end of 2021 but that was later pushed back to 2022 due to a delay in the development process of the game. In order to tackle that, Sumo Digital was called in to help with the development process, which they apparently did in an incredible way.

According to some recent leaks from a well-known leaker in the game business, AccountNGT, who previously published details regarding Star Wars Eclipse and GTA 5 Online, says that “SumoDigital studios’ backing has tremendously helped with the development of Hogwarts Legacy and that we should “see it sooner than planned.”

He also claims to have received a release date from another insider, but he hasn’t shared it with us. So we don’t have a set release date, which still leaves us in the dark but at least we know that we will get to play it sometime in 2022!

Conclusion

From all that we know about the game, I don’t think it would be an overstatement to say that all the wizarding fans are really hyped about the title for many reasons.

The game looks absolutely amazing from the trailer and developers seem deeply invested in the game trying their very best to make the game to be a lifetime experience for the gamers. The expectations are very high and responsibility is way too great for the developers as the Wizarding world J.K Rowling has created has set the standards monstrously big.