Sony has just announced a new open world Wizarding World video game coming to PlayStation 5 titled Hogwarts Legacy. This is something that is sure to get Harry Potter fans excited! The game will allow players to experience a new story set in the 1800s!
It’s explained that the player’s character is “a student who holds the key to an ancient secret that threatens to tear the wizarding world apart. Make allies, battle Dark wizards and decide the fate of the wizarding world.”
The announcement trailer was released during Sony’s big PlayStation 5 showcase, and it looks great! You can watch it below, but first, the Official site explains:
“Experience Hogwarts in the 1800s. Your character is a student who holds the key to an ancient secret that threatens to tear the wizarding world apart. You have received a late acceptance to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and soon discover that you are no ordinary student: you possess an unusual ability to perceive and master Ancient Magic. Only you can decide if you will protect this secret for the good of all, or yield to the temptation of more sinister magic.”
In the RPG game, players will have the ability to travel through familiar and new locations and can also customize their characters. The game will be filled with wizarding activities such as casting spells and crafting potions. There’s also a talent system that ties into the RPG mechanics and will allow players to customize and upgrade their wizard characters.
The game comes from Avalanche Software and Warner Bros. and has been confirmed for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC platforms, and it’s scheduled to release in 2021.