These are all the revealed details of Harry Potter: Hogwarts Legacy.
There is no doubt that Harry Potter is one of the most popular franchises of all time, after the success of JK Rowling’s books came the movies for mark a great era in the world of cinematographywhich brought Harry Potter into the video game industry, where many of them were world famous until the film series came to an end.
After several years without games that brought us closer to Hogwarts in a unique way, Avalanche Software and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announce Hogwarts Legacy, possibly the biggest and most ambitious title that has ever existed in the Harry Potter universe, where we are going to have the opportunity to enter much more into this magical world being part of the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as one of the students who will have to learn the different subjects to become a wizard or witch, forge their destiny and face all those villains who endanger innocent people. Next, we are going to leave you all the information about Hogwarts Legacy that has been revealed so far.
Hogwarts Legacy: the game that every Harry Potter fan was waiting for
It’s definitely impressive to see how games have evolved over timethe great graphic quality and playability have improved significantly in each of the console generations, but without a doubt, many video game lovers do not forget the most classic and those games that marked them.
Hogwarts Legacy is not only a title that contains a large amount of content included with the features that many expected, but also somehow relive the nostalgia from previous installments, such as “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone”, the first game in which we could tour Hogwarts and have some freedom during the course of history. Finally, with Hogwarts Legacy we are going to fulfill that dream of learning more about the universe of the franchise and answering all the questions about the strange events that take place in the magical world.
Customization and Hogwarts Legacy Houses
When we arrive at Hogwarts School we enter as a new student who is going to train as a wizard or witch, here we have the possibility of creating our character from scratch with many available options, from the details of the face, to his clothing and choose one of the representative Houses where we want to be (Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff or Ravenclaw). As we progress through the game we will also have the ability to develop our own combat style with each of the spells that we will learn.
History of Hogwarts Legacy
The plot of the title is based on making a life as a student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, so we are going to having to attend classes like Charms, Defense Against the Dark Arts, Herbology and Potions, as well as discover secrets in Hogwarts and the world around it, learn about dungeons, magical fauna and flora, and enter a new untold adventure.
Every time we complete missions, carry out certain activities or face enemies we will be able to obtain experience that will eventually help us level up our skills and talents. We are going to define this little by little to establish our way of fighting, whether offensive or defensive.
Do Harry Potter, Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley appear in the game?
According to what the developers say on the official page of the game, “Hogwarts Legacy is not really a direct adaptation of the books and movies”but it is deeply based on that universe, so despite keeping a lot of things inspired by the literary work of JK Rowlinglocations and characters never seen or mentioned before in the franchise will also be shown.
In fact, the history of Hogwarts Legacy as such unfolds during the 19th centurylong before the time of Harry Potter, where the rebellion of the Goblins and dark magic begins to manifest, which is practically what we are going to face during our stay at Hogwarts. This event has been mentioned on a few occasions within the books, and stands out as “something that was marked in history”.
Confirmed Hogwarts Legacy Characters
In this installment we are going to find many new characters we’ve never seen before and that they will have an important role in our adventure as sorcerers. Next, we show you those that have been confirmed and have an impact on history.
Professor Eleazar Fig.
He is one of the characters will accompany us throughout the story, possibly a mentor who is going to help us and teach us more about magic. From what has been mentioned, he is somewhat enigmatic and distrustful of the Ministry of Magic following the recent events with the probable Goblin Rebellion.
is believed to be who leads the rebellion of the Goblinshis main goal is to eliminate wizards and witches, he is the main antagonist of the Hogwarts Legacy story.
Victor Rookwood is a dark wizard who allies with Ranrok, both seem to have a common goal, although maybe they will work together temporarily because they don’t get along at all. It is unknown what Rookwood’s mission is, but it is certainly something malevolent to the wizarding world.
Deek goes to ser practically our Dobbya rather friendly elf who is associated with the Room of Requirement where you can enhance skills and talentsas well as to the settlement where we are going to have our magical creatures and plants.
Returning Characters in Hogwarts Legacy
There are some characters who already we have known from the Harry Potter books and movies, Here are the ones that have been confirmed so far.
Nearly Headless Nick
It seems that one of the most popular ghosts is going to be accompanying us on some occasions, Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington we have seen it on several occasions as an emotional and interesting character.
He is a character known to appear in books, he is a teacher who is in charge of the subject “History of Magic”. In fact, he mentored Peter Pettigrew, Serius Black, James Potter, and Lily Evans (Harry Potter’s parents).
Although not confirmed as such, it is presumed that Ron Weasley’s ancestors will appear as students in the game, as well as other family surnamessince we remember that the history of Hogwarts Legacy unfolds approximately 100 years before the main plot of the films.
One of the most striking features of the game is that we will be able to interact with our peers to make friends who will eventually accompany us on our adventures.
She is a fair and brave girl who will always be willing to do the right thing.
Stands out for being kind and hook up with magical beasts in a very fluid way.
He is a colleague who is willing to break the rules when necessary and with a very charismatic energy.
Open world: confirmed locations, activities, enemies and more
Of course, one of the things that makes Hogwarts Legacy special is its huge open world, one where we can experience and know a lot about magic. Here we will be able to find different locations known as the following:
- Hogwarts Castle.
- Surroundings of Hogwarts.
- Hogsmeade town.
- The Dark Forest.
- Diagon Alley.
That is not the best of all, because some places will be able to be traveled quickly using our flying broom, as well as entering the same races or Quidditch itself.
Day&night cycle and seasons
Beyond have a day/night cycleHogwarts Legacy also incorporates the changes of the seasons, so throughout the year we’re going to see how the surroundings change naturally.
Just as there are good people, we are also going to have to run into enemies of all kinds who just want to destroy everything in their path or want more power than they can command. Some of the confirmed enemies in the game are as follows:
- Goblin Rebellion.
- Dark Wizards.
- dark creatures.
- Corrupted animals.
The fauna and flora of the world of Hogwarts Legacy is undoubtedly something magnificent that many fans will enjoy, not only for the fact of knowing them, but also for having the ability to tame them and ride some of themfor now, it is known that these are the living beings with which we are going to interact in the game:
Combat System: gameplay, skills and more
During the course of the game we are going to level up our skills and customize them to create our own combat style, this is performed from the Room of Requirement. In recent game information, several of the defensive and offensive spells that our character can have have been revealed.
They are based on protecting our character while we are in a fightso far only the following has been confirmed:
- Shield Charm: generates a red shield on the character to block enemy attacks.
Offensive / Attack Spells
They are that we use to attack mostly what we learn from the Defense Against the Dark Arts subject, the following have been confirmed:
- Accio: you make you attract enemies.
- Going down: attack to launch the enemy into the air until they hit the ground.
- Fire: causes the enemy to catch fire.
- Petrificus Total: freeze enemies.
- Unknown Spell (“Powerful Magic”): makes our character transform into energy to move quickly.
After casting a series of spells on our enemies we can culminate them with an auction, So far there are only 2 types revealed, but there are sure to be many more available:
- auction 1: Throw a beam at the enemy to eliminate it.
- Shot 2: hit enemies until they are eliminated.
- Avada Kedavra: in the trailer the character appears doing one of the forbidden spells (the killing curse), it is possible that we also have the possibility of using it.
Hogwarts Legacy Platforms and Release Date
Hogwarts Legacy will be available for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro, Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC, the title will not have in-app purchases or microtransactions. An official release date has not yet been announced, but it is speculated that it will be released by mid 2022.
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