Hogwarts Legacy: New Harry Potter Game, Release Date, Price & Pc Requirements

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A release date has been announced for Hogwarts Legacy, which will be on 10th February 2023. Pre-orders are available now from...Release Date
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Hogwarts Legacy is an open-world RPG set in the world first introduced in Harry Potter. Embark on a journey as you explore familiar and new locations and discover magical beasts. Customize your character, create potions, master spells and upgrade your talents to become the wizard you want to be.

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. Make allies, fight dark wizards, and ultimately determine the fate of the wizarding world. Your legacy is what you make it. Live the unwritten.

When is the release date for Hogwarts Legacy?

A release date has been announced for Hogwarts Legacy, which will be on 10th February 2023. Pre-orders are available now from...Release Date
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The developer has confirmed that Hogwarts Legacy will be release on February 10, 2023. It is currently available for pre-order at GAME and Argos.

It was previously rumored to be released close to Christmas, but that has now been ruled out. February, then.

Tell us about the gameplay of Hogwarts Legacy.

Hogwarts Legacy will be shown in a 14-minute Live stream on Thursday, March 17, 2022. During a PlayStation State of Play event hosted by Warner Bros Games under the Portkey Games label.

This video was released to the public.

Watch the video below to see the “Hogwarts Legacy” gameplay video for yourself. Brew a cup of tea, grab your frog chocolate, and get ready to be amazed because the developers at Avalanche Software have certainly been busy.

Various battles seem to take place in the game. The video above shows a battle in which the player uses various spells, environmental aids, and magical plants to defeat his enemies in skillful combos.

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Players can also explore various hidden areas of Hogwarts itself, venture out onto the grounds, and even venture into Hogsmeade Village. Players will encounter dangerous dungeons and find puzzles Merlin may have set up.

They can upgrade their magic spells, use the skill tree to improve their abilities and visit the “Room of Requirement” to obtain useful items. In addition, you can create your personalized den-like area, which is a nice touch.

A release date has been announced for Hogwarts Legacy, which will be on 10th February 2023. Pre-orders are available now from...Release Date
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Don’t expect to see multiplayer in Hogwarts Legacy. The developers have recently dismissed the idea, emphasizing that this is a single-player game.

Can I pre-order “Hogwarts Legacy”?

Pre-orders for Hogwarts Legacy are already open, with GAME and Argos being two places you can head to to get your hands on the game when it launches this winter, and you can also pre-order the Switch version for £49.99 at GAME.

As for the price of Hogwarts Legacy, the next-gen version is expected to cost £69.99 and the previous-gen version £59.99. The difference between the two will probably be faster load times and better graphics in the next-generation console version.

You can also pre-order the Collector’s Edition of Hogwarts Legacy at GAME. This version costs £279.99 and includes the following content.

A release date has been announced for Hogwarts Legacy, which will be on 10th February 2023. Pre-orders are available now from...Release Date
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  • The game
  • Life-Size Floating Ancient Magic Wand with Book Base
  • Steel Case
  • Kelpie Robe
  • Thestral Mount
  • Dark Arts Cosmetic Set
  • Darks Arts Garrison Hat
  • Dark Arts Battle Arena
  • 72 hours early access to the game

There is also a Hogwarts Legacy Deluxe Edition, which can be pre-ordered at GAME. This costs £74.99 on PS5 and Xbox Series X, £69.99 on PS4 and Xbox One, and £59.99 on Nintendo Switch. This version includes (in addition to the base game).

  • Thestrals Mount
  • Dark Arts Battle Arena
  • Dark Arts Cosmetic Set
  • 72-Hour Early Access

Booking in the GAME will get you a free Onyx Hippogriff Mount.

On which platforms will “Hogwarts Legacy” be available?

Hogwarts Legacy will be available on the next generation consoles PS5 and Xbox Series X, as well as PS4 and Xbox One, and also on PC. A Switch version of “Hogwarts Legacy” will also be available.

What is the story of “Hogwarts Legacy”?

As the official synopsis states, “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. Form alliances, fight dark wizards, and determine the fate of the wizarding world.

In other words, the story is set in a world long ago, at Hogwarts, but where no one knows Harry Potter. Also, while this is inspired by stories we’ve all read over the years, JK Rowling is not involved in this game, nor is this a new story from her.

A release date has been announced for Hogwarts Legacy, which will be on 10th February 2023. Pre-orders are available now from...Release Date
(Image Credit: Avalanche Software)

From a recent gameplay video, we know that the player character’s appearance is customizable and that the gender can be chosen. The protagonist will be able to use mysterious lost magic that no one else can use and will enter Hogwarts late as a fifth-year student.

During the game, the protagonist will be involved in a conflict with a dark wizard and investigate rumors of a goblin uprising. And there are many challenges ahead, such as keeping up with schoolwork and catching up with more experienced classmates.

What spells and abilities will appear in Hogwarts Legacy?

The spells and abilities that will appear in Hogwarts Legacy are as follows.

  • Accio: The power to pull things towards you.
  • Avada Kedavra: A spell that kills!
  • Descendo: Lift an object and hit it into the ground.
  • Diffindo: Cut things into pieces and rip them apart.
  • Disillusionment Charm: Want to be cloaked? This is the spell to use.
  • Expelliarmus: Disarm your enemy or knocks any object out of the other person’s hands.
  • Incendio: Lights an object on fire.
  • Lumos: Form a sphere of light to see in the dark.
  • Petrificus Totalus: Leaves an opponent immobilised.
  • Protego: Forms a shield and deflects spells and weapons sent your way.
  • Reparo: Restore broken items.
  • Stupefy: Stun foes for a short period.
  • Wingardium Leviosa: Let’s you float!

The Hogwarts Legacy Trailer

Fans of the wizarding world were instantly excited when the first trailer for the film, released at the PlayStation 5 showcase event, featured familiar locations.

Check out the latest trailer below as we await the February 10 release date of “Hogwarts Legacy.

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System Requirements

Minimum

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-8400 OR AMD Ryzen 5 2600
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 or AMD RX Vega 56
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 85 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: SSD (Preferred), HDD (Supported), 1080p/60 fps, Low-Quality Settings, Upscale Performance Setting

Recommended

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-8700 OR AMD Ryzen 5 3600
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 1080 Ti or AMD RX 5700 XT
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 85 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: SSD, 1080p/60 fps, High-Quality Settings, Upscale Quality Setting

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