Hogwarts Legacy: Release Date, Gameplay Trailer and Everything We Know So Far

Hogwarts Legacy is coming in 2022.

Hogwarts Legacy is easily one of the biggest new upcoming launches in recent history.

This game appears to be a dream come true for those that have loved and adored the Harry Potter books and films over the years, allowing the gaming community to experience what it’s like being a pupil at the iconic School of Witchcraft and Wizardry during the 1800s. 

Avalanche Software, the game’s developers, are providing an entirely open-world experience that will see gamers able to explore the likes of the Forbidden Forest and Hogsmeade Village and hone their combat abilities by taking on mythical beasts and taming them.

While information is still limited about Hogwarts Legacy at this time, scroll down to find out everything that we know so far about Hogwarts Legacy.


Latest News

UPDATE 30th August: The minimum specs required to play Hogwarts Legacy have been revealed!

Read More: Hogwarts Legacy Minimum PC Specs: What are they?


UPDATE 24th August: The Collector’s Edition of Hogwarts Legacy has been revealed! An unboxing video has also been revealed, showing what’s inside.

Read More: Hogwarts Legacy Collector’s Edition: What do you get for your money?


UPDATE 23rd August: A new trailer has been revealed, showing the dark side of Hogwarts Legacy, and what you get if you’re placed in Slytherin house. It’s a jaw-dropping look at more combat, some decisions you’ll have to make, and also introduces some wizard zombies! Watch it below!


UPDATE 23rd August: A huge day of information for Harry Potter fans! Hogwarts Legacy now has an official release date of February 10th, 2023, although those who pre-order the Deluxe Edition can play three days early!


UPDATE 16th August: New footage of Hogwarts Legacy is set to be revealed on the first night of Gamescom!


UPDATE 15TH June: It has been a while since we mentioned the game, however, now leaker, Rebs Gaming, leaked a clip of some gameplay on Twitter.


UPDATE 9th June: A new clip has revealed some of the game’s puzzles!

Read More: Hogwarts Legacy: New clip shows off puzzle gameplay


UPDATE: 25th May: A new trailer has revealed the game’s PS5 exclusive features.


UPDATE 8th April: It has been confirmed in the game’s official FAQ page that there will be no multiplayer in Hogwarts Legacy, as it is a solely single-player experience.


UPDATE 18th March: What an unbelievable 24 hours it has been for Harry Potter fans! Warner Bros unveiled their simply breathtaking gameplay trailer for Hogwarts Legacy. The gaming community stopped in its tracks and marvelled in the spectacle that came with it.


UPDATE 10th February: Hogwarts Legacy is already generating huge excitement right across the gaming community – but a leak that has emerged online could be a complete gamechanger.

Read more: Hogwarts Legacy: Leak Unveils Multiple Open-World Locations


UPDATE 4th February: A huge leak has dropped which has revealed potentially when Hogwarts Legacy will be released.

Read more: Hogwarts Legacy: Leak Reveals Developers Targeting September Release Date

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UPDATE 17th January: Warner Bros may have more bad news in store for Harry Potter fans…

Read more: Hogwarts Legacy Delayed Until 2023, Insider Claims


UPDATE 17th December: Questions are being regarding the famous wizard’s inclusion in this eagerly anticipated game.

Read more: Will Harry Potter Feature in Hogwarts Legacy?

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UPDATE 30th November: Nintendo Switch players have been enquiring whether they will be included in this highly anticipated launch.

Read more: Is Hogwarts Legacy Coming To Nintendo Switch?


UPDATE 24th November: Questions are being asked by Harry Potter fans regarding what platforms Hogwarts Legacy will be available for.

Read more: What Platforms Is Hogwarts Legacy Coming To?

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Release Date

Warner Bros Games have confirmed that Hogwarts Legacy will be released by Christmas 2022.

Read more: Hogwarts Legacy: What Is The Release Date?


Gameplay

After months of speculation and pondering, Avalanche finally revealed what gameplay elements will be coming as part of Hogwarts Legacy.

Here are the key details that we are aware of so far:

  • Players will arrive at the school in the 1800s and jump straight in as a 5th-year student, which puzzles many around Hogwarts as to the reasons why.
  • The story pairs you up with a comrade in the form of a fellow student and each one has their own story to tell.
  • There is a goblin rebellion that will be investigated, as the form of ancient magic is trying to be tamed to wipe out the wizarding world.
  • Key locations such as the Forbidden Forest, Hogsmeade and Girngotts Bank will be available to free roam.
  • The Room of Requirement features in Hogwarts Legacy which can be used to refine your wizarding skills.

Keep scrolling down to view the gameplay trailer in full.


Multiplayer

No, it has been confirmed on the game’s official FAQ page that there won’t be any multiplayer in Hogwarts: Legacy. There will be no online or co-op gameplay included.


Platforms

Hogwarts Legacy will be available on the following platforms:

  • PlayStation 5
  • Xbox Series X/S
  • PlayStation 4
  • Xbox One
  • PC

Trailer

Warner Bros Games revealed (on 17th March 2022) their unbelievable gameplay trailer for Hogwarts Legacy that the gaming community stopped and applauded, with a 14-minute video regarding the background of the story, the world itself, player skills and lots more.

Watch and enjoy.


Pre Order

If that trailer is not enough to get your gaming juices flowing, then we are not sure what will! Nevertheless, for those that enjoyed it, you can now pre-order your copy of Hogwarts Legacy for when it releases next year.

Prices start from £59.99 and you can now pre-order from the following UK retailers:


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