Hogwarts Legacy — the subsequent Harry Potter sport — has been delayed from 2021 to 2022. On Wednesday, Hogwarts Legacy developer Avalanche Software program and Portkey Video games (the Harry Potter online game publishing label owned by Warner Bros. Interactive Leisure) introduced that they want extra time to ship the “very best expertise”. As such, Hogwarts Legacy has been pushed again a 12 months. Hogwarts Legacy is ready within the titular college within the 1800s, a century earlier than the Chosen One — Harry Potter, duh — ever lived.
“We want to thank followers from around the globe on the super response to the announcement of Hogwarts Legacy from our Portkey Games label,” Hogwarts Legacy makers stated in a ready assertion on Twitter. “Creating the very best expertise for all the Wizarding World and gaming followers is paramount to us so we’re giving the sport the time it wants. Hogwarts Legacy will probably be launched in 2022.”
The open-world motion RPG Hogwarts Legacy was originally announced again in September. Avalanche revealed then that gamers would step into the footwear of “a pupil who holds the important thing to an historic secret that threatens to tear the Wizarding World aside. You’ve obtained a late acceptance to the Hogwarts Faculty of Witchcraft and Wizardry and shortly uncover that you’re no unusual pupil: you possess an uncommon skill to understand and grasp Historic Magic.”
For Utah, USA-based Avalanche, Hogwarts Legacy is the most important challenge it has taken on in its historical past. Greatest identified for creating the Disney Infinity sequence in latest instances, Avalanche was closed after Disney shuttered Disney Interactive Studios in 2016. However then a 12 months later, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment acquired and renewed the flame. Avalanche Software program is to not be confused with Avalanche Studios, the Swedish developer behind Just Cause 4.