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Hogwarts Legacy, the new Harry Potter game, is delayed and will not arrive this year

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Last year, an announcement thrilled all Harry Potter fans. We refer to Hogwarts Legacy, a new RPG that would take place in the world of magic and sorcery. If it had you excited and it was one of your most anticipated releases for 2021, we have bad news for you: it was delayed.

Through a statement, Portkey Games revealed that they made the difficult decision to delay the release of Hogwarts Legacy. This is why the game will now be released until sometime in 2022 and not in 2021, as originally expected.

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It is worth mentioning that Hogwarts Legacy was delayed due to requiring additional development time. This with the aim of delivering the best possible experience to all Harry Potter fans who are excited about this release.

“We would like to thank fans around the world for their tremendous reaction to the announcement of Hogwarts Legacy from our firm Portkey Games. Creating the best possible experience for everyone in the World of Witchcraft and Wizardry and gaming fans is key for us, so we will give it the time it needs, ”explained Portkey Games.

What is Hogwarts Legacy?

In case you didn’t know, Hogwarts Legacy is a new project developed by Avalanche Software, a studio known for its work on Disney Infinity. It is an RPG in which you can experience Hogwarts in the 19th century. That is, many years behind the events of the Harry Potter saga.

So, in Hogwarts Legacy you will play a character who will become the center of a new adventure in the magical world. You will be able to feel what it is like to be a Hogwarts student in different classes and all the adventures that magic brings. The interesting thing is that your character can perceive and use ancient magic and you can decide if you want to keep this secret or if you allow yourself to be dominated by the temptation of dark magic.

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Hogwarts Legacy is an immersive open world role-playing game set in the world created by the Harry Potter saga. Now you can control the action and be at the center of your own adventure in the wizarding world, ”says the official description of Hogwarts Legacy. “Go on a journey to explore new and familiar places, discover fantastic animals, customize your character, brew potions, master spells, enhance your talents, and become the wizard or witch you want to be.”

And you, are you excited for Hogwarts Legacy? What did you think of the decision to delay it? Tell us in the comments.

Hogwarts Legacy will arrive in 2022 on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X, Xbox One and PC. You can learn more about this project by clicking here.