The NEW Harry Potter video game WILL feature some familiar faces when it launches later this year despite being set hundreds of years before most of the characters were born.
In a revealed 15-minute game, fans got their best glimpse yet of the Hogwarts Legacy, which takes players on a massive magical adventure in the iconic school of the late 1800s. .
Although the boy who lived as himself does not appear, a famous character does.
The nearly headless Nick is seen helping out, along with other famous ghosts that roam the corridors of Hogwarts.
Sir Nick – full name Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington – is known for hanging his head, after being accidentally beheaded in the 1400s.
Unfortunately, there’s no Dobby but you also get a new elf named Deek.
When was Hogwarts Legacy released?
During a 20-minute presentation hosted by Sony, Warner Bros Games announced that Hogwarts Legacy will finally be released at the end of the year in time for Christmas, after protracted delay.
The game seems to be a large open world not only in the school but also in the surrounding areas that are both familiar and new.
That includes the Forbidden Forest, Hogsmeade Village and even Hufflepuff’s common room that has never been on screen before.
Players will be able to create their own protagonist, who mysteriously joins as a 5th year end student.
They possess an unusual ability to manipulate ancient powerful magic, as you battle elves and dark wizards and witches.
After being arrange into a house With the Sorting Hat, you’ll take classes where you learn familiar spells, cook potions, and grow magical plants.
New teachers will appear, although viewers can’t help but come across a professor known as Professor Figg.
Fans will recognize the name from Mrs. Figg, the old woman who secretly watched Harry Potter as he grew up with the Dursleys on Privet Drive, so it’s possible that Professor Figg is an ancestor.
What platform is Hogwarts Legacy released on?
Hogwarts Legacy will be available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PC.
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