Hogwarts Legacy — the following Harry Potter recreation — 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 “absolute best expertise”. As such, Hogwarts Legacy has been pushed again a 12 months. Hogwarts Legacy is about within the titular faculty within the 1800s, a century earlier than the Chosen One — Harry Potter, duh — ever lived.
“We wish 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 mentioned in a ready assertion on Twitter. “Creating the absolute 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 can 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 might have obtained a late acceptance to the Hogwarts College of Witchcraft and Wizardry and shortly uncover that you’re no odd pupil: you possess an uncommon capacity to understand and grasp Historic Magic.”
For Utah, USA-based Avalanche, Hogwarts Legacy is the largest venture it has taken on in its historical past. Greatest recognized for growing the Disney Infinity sequence in current occasions, 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.