The previous few weeks have been thrilling for all of us right here at Avalanche Software program. We have now introduced Hogwarts Legacy will launch on February 10, 2023. We formally opened pre-orders and revealed the completely different editions you will get. And we set the temper with a trailer that reveals you a glimpse at simply how darkish Hogwarts Legacy can get once you discover what lurks within the shadows.
We additionally attended the Wizarding World’s Again to Hogwarts celebration to announce the much-requested means to deliver your own home and wand into the sport by linking your Harry Potter Fan Membership and Warner Bros. Video games accounts, which will even unlock some unique fan cosmetics. I’m wanting to be seamlessly sorted proper into Slytherin within the recreation with out query, together with getting my wand—a 14” pliant beech wooden with unicorn hair core, when you have been questioning.
Earlier than we get into new bulletins, I need to speak a little bit bit about Sebastian Sallow’s Darkish Legacy.
Sebastian Sallow’s Darkish Legacy
Sebastian rapidly turned a beloved character since he was first revealed as a classmate within the Hogwarts Legacy State of Play final March. We’ve been thrilled with the response to this charismatic Slytherin. When you’re a fan of Sebastian, you’re not alone. Practically everybody at Avalanche loves Sebastian, too. Creating the Sebastian Sallow’s Darkish Legacy trailer gave us the chance to point out a darker aspect of Hogwarts Legacy whereas providing you with one other glimpse into Seb’s — as we on the studio have come to name him — story.
After we confirmed Avada Kedavra in March, a lot of you puzzled if the opposite Unforgiveable Curses could be within the recreation. This trailer highlights the Cruciatus Curse in an ominous resolution that you just’ll have to make as a participant. Will you be the one to forged Crucio (the Torture Curse) in your pal, or will you’ve gotten Sebastian forged it on you? What circumstances lead you to this second? Endeavor Seb’s companion questline will put you in these harrowing conditions the place no selection is a straightforward one.
Furthermore, Sebastian’s companion questline, like these of Natsai and Poppy, is fully non-compulsory. But it explores an ever-present query concerning the Darkish Arts; are they nonetheless evil if they may save a life? When developing with the theme for this trailer, we knew we wished it to deal with the darker parts of the sport and Sebastian’s story instantly jumped to the highest of the checklist.
The Haunted Hogsmeade Store
And we’re not finished but. At present we even have a peek on the PlayStation-exclusive quest, The Haunted Hogsmeade Store. This mysterious quest is constructed into the core recreation and could be found by any witch or wizard enjoying on PlayStation.
Cassandra Mason has a store to promote you in Hogsmeade, however all shouldn’t be because it appears on this run-down institution. What sinister secrets and techniques lie beneath Madam Mason’s store and why was she so eager to promote it? That’s a thriller Hogwarts Legacy gamers will uncover within the Haunted Hogsmeade Store quest completely accessible on PlayStation platforms.
Whereas I don’t need to give an excessive amount of away about what unusual issues await gamers under the store, overcoming these challenges will reward you with a store of your personal the place you’ll be able to promote gadgets and kit at higher charges than anyplace else, and the Shopkeeper’s Beauty Set, a proper correct outfit for the entrepreneurial Hogwarts scholar.
Moreover, when you pre-order any PS4 or PS5 model of Hogwarts Legacy, you’ll achieve entry to the Felix Felicis potion recipe. Felix Felicis is a luck potion that reveals gear chests on the mini-map for one in-game day, providing you with a fairly fortunate day in your journey as you discover Hogwarts and the encompassing areas. That is simply the recipe although. You’ll nonetheless have to profit from your Potions classes and the Room of Requirement potion stations to brew this bottle of liquid luck.
By selecting certainly one of our upgraded editions of Hogwarts Legacy, gamers will achieve entry to extra in-game cosmetics, together with the one solution to get a flying Thestral mount within the recreation. The Digital Deluxe Version additionally has 72-hour early entry and a digital cross-gen improve, permitting you to improve from the PS4 model to the PS5. All pre-orders for Hogwarts Legacy will get the Onyx Hippogriff mount.
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Hogwarts Legacy launches on February 10, 2023 on PS4 and PS5.