Hogwarts Legacy coming before the end of the year, including for Nintendo Switch

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The upcoming rpg set in the world of Harry Potter, Hogwarts Legacy, will be released around the holidays this year, and will be released on Nintendo Switch in addition to the PS5, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One and PC. The game takes place about 200 years before the Harry Potter book series.

In Hogwarts Legacy, the player takes on the role of a fifth-year wizard school student who uncovers a goblin plot to destroy the wizarding world with ancient magic and the help of dark wizards. That can be seen in the State of Play gameplay trailer that Sony put online on Thursday. In an attached faq page reads that the game should be released around the holidays, and that it will also be coming to the Nintendo Switch.

In the open world game, the player can move freely through the open world of the school, Hogsmeade village and surrounding areas and settlements. This can be done on foot or by broomstick. The world is equipped with a dynamic weather system with seasons. The State of Play even features a mining train scene that resembles the train in Gringotts Wizard’s Bank, which could mean Diagon Alley is also in the game.

Players can create characters and personalize attributes such as scars, hairstyle, hair color, eye color, and skin tone. At the beginning of the game, the player is assigned to one of the four departments of Hogwarts, after which the player can discover the school and take lessons. The player will not see any familiar faces, such as Harry Potter or one of the teachers from the film; the game takes place at the end of the eighteenth century.

In the common room of Gryffindor

Hogwarts is full of mysteries to uncover, with secret cellars, rooms and passageways, and puzzles. In addition to the main story, which revolves around stopping a goblin rebellion, the game is packed with side quests that aim to improve the player’s skills and unlock more spells, such as expelliarmus, accio, decendo, incendio, and more. all kinds of finishers. Combining different skills and spells determine the player’s playing style. The player does not only do this with his magic wand, plants, potions and beasts in the world can also be used during battles.

Hogwarts Legacy is a single player RPG. In the game, you can unlock different types of talents and skills, such as stealth, core and Chamber of Requirement skills. You can also personalize your gear with everything you find in the world and craft. The player also has access to the Room of Requirement, which serves as a home base for growing plants, brewing potions, keeping and training magical animals, and upgrading your equipment. The player also gets to know NPCs during the game, who accompany you during your adventure. The developer emphasizes that that it will truly be a single player game. There are no plans for online or co-op gameplay.

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