Hogwarts Legacy, the new Harry Potter-themed PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 game from Warner Bros, was one of the highlights this week – but what kind of game is this? A press release confirms that it is an “open world, single player, role-playing game” that will allow you to create a personal magician or magician, and define it exactly as you want it to.
“Players will experience life as a student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry like never before, living an unwritten life and embarking on a dangerous journey to uncover the hidden truth of the wizarding world,” the propaganda explains. “They will grow their character’s abilities as they master powerful spells, hone fighting skills, and choose companions to help them face deadly enemies. Players will also encounter missions and scenarios that will make difficult choices and define what they stand for.”
The title is set during the nineteenth century and thus predates many events of J.K. Rowling’s novels. However, traditions do dovetail with the books, so you’ll still stumble upon Forbidden Forest and nearby Hogsmeade Village. “This is an act of love, and the true magic comes from the dedication and imagination of a team that wants nothing less than to make this a compelling and authentic magical game,” explained the lead story, Adrian Robb, in this regard. PlayStation Blog.
“Through innovative, high-resolution graphics, the player can practically feel the horror of Inveri weighing on them, and feel the rumbling earth beneath them as a flock of angry centaurs surround them. Even the duel against a murderous dark witch takes a new level of realism thanks to the console’s ability to impart Sound and touch in every moment. “
Everything looks totally cool, right? Are you still a big fan of Harry Potter? Looking to learn more about Hogwarts Legacy? Wipe your wand in the comments section below.