Hogwarts: A Dark Legacy LEAKS: Release Date, Gameplay, Platforms And Everything We Know About The Harry Potter RPG
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Hogwarts: A Dark Legacy LEAKS: Release Date, Gameplay, Platforms And Everything We Know About The Harry Potter RPG

Lloyd Coombes
5 July 2020

Harry Potter and the Chamber of (Leaked) Secrets.

The long-awaited Harry Potter RPG that has allegedly been in development since 2017 has leaked multiple times, but we're still waiting for a full announcement from publisher Warner Bros.

Here's everything we know about the game, rumoured to be known as Hogwarts: A Dark Legacy.

What is Hogwarts: A Dark Legacy?

According to Bloomberg's Jason Schreier, the Harry Potter game is expected to launch late in 2021.

It's also in development at Avalanche Software and could be revealed after DC Fandom in August of this year.

A recent Reddit thread from someone claiming to be working with Warner Bros on promotional materials for the game rumoured to be known as Hogwarts: A Dark Legacy, has revealed some fresh details about how it'll actually play.

While these aren't verified, they suggest players will step into the robes of a Hogwarts student and play "all the way until graduation". Players can customise their student's gender, appearance, and whether they'll be a pureblood, a muggle, or half-blood Wizard or Witch.

There are romance options, as well as hub areas including Hogwarts, Hogsmead, and the Ministry of Magic. Each of these will offer their own characters to interact with, as well as quests to complete.

There's also an RPG skill tree, as well as a version of Shadow of Mordor's Nemesis system that'll create rivals within the in-game universe. You'll also battle creatures, and if the films are anything to go by, that means arachnophobes might want to steer clear of the Forbidden Forest.

Quidditch will also play a part, as well as a card game that's on a similar level to Gwent in The Witcher 3.

Before the world turned to more important matters, Warner Bros were expected to host their own E3 conference this month.

Expect some kind of announcement in the coming weeks, with the publisher also having something Batman-related as well as whatever Arkham developers Rocksteady are currently working on.

 

Platforms

The game is launching in late 2021. As such, expect it to land on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X.

We're also assuming it will launch on PC as well.

Trailer

While there's no official word on the game yet, it did leak some time ago due to focus testing at a Mall, complete with some gameplay footage. You can see a brief snippet below.