Hogwarts Legacy: Promising Wizarding Universe Reveals New Gameplay and Editions at Gamescom

The guys from Warner Bros. Games have benefited from their presence in Gamescom 2022 to expand the details and reveal new content than expected’Hogwarts Legacy‘, the open-world action role-playing game developed by Avalanche Software. Video “The Dark Legacy of Sebastian Sallow”, features some of the sinister elements that players will encounter, including an overview of the most dangerous locations, enemies, and magical creatures that lurk in the shadows.

Unforgivable curses

The trailer focuses on one of the optional ‘Hogwarts Legacy’ stories, namely Sebastian Sallow, and provides details on the unforgivable curses and dilemmas players will face as they uncover the mystery of the family. Sallow and decide to use, or even adopt, the dark arts.

In the installment, which will be released on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC, you will begin the fifth school year of Hogwarts. You will have to create your character, who will go through the “Selecting Hat” ritual to decide which of the houses will mark your destiny among the four already known in the magical universe of the franchise, see: Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw or Slytherin.

don’t skip class

In the open world game we will be able to fully explore the castle, discovering different dungeons and secret passages with various puzzles to solve during the course, since the solution to many of them requires certain magic skills learned in class. To avoid interference with the original line, the game will be set in the 19th century.

At school you will have to study, in addition to carrying out a multitude of activities that include, for example, learning the spells that will be used in the duels during the adventure, courses in defense against the dark arts, the herbalism and even the creation of potions. that they can be very useful at crucial moments of the adventure. Basically, in ‘Legacy’, you will have to face the dangers that await Hogwarts, face dark wizards and various characters corrupted by a magical force.


The editions of the video game that will be marketed have also been announced: The “Standard Edition” will be available on PlayStation and Xbox One; Switches and PCs. The physical version of the “Deluxe Edition” includes 72 hours of early access to the game from February 7, 2023, as well as the Dark Arts pack. The Dark Arts Pack grants access to an exclusive locker where the Thestral flying mount will be available to players, and the Dark Arts Battle Arena, where players can test their mastery against waves of demanding enemies. The digital version includes “Deluxe Edition” content, as well as the Dark Arts Garrison Hat and Generation Upgrade from PlayStation 4 to PlayStation 5, and from Xbox One to Xbox Series X consoles | S.

The “Collector’s Edition” will be available on PC, PlayStation, and Xbox, and will include “Deluxe Edition” content, the Dark Arts Garrison Hat, plus an antique life-size floating magic wand on a book-like stand, metal box and a Kelpie outfit for the game. Before creating your character and going through the “Magic Sorting Hat” ritual to determine your fate, we invite you to take a look at the gameplay video.

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