The new Harry Potter RPG game Hogwarts Legacy has been postponed to 2022 with the aim of giving the game “the time it needs”.
A spokesperson said in a statement via Twitter: “We would like to thank fans around the world on the tremendous reaction to the announcement of Hogwarts Legacy from our Portkey Games label. Creating the best possible experience for all of the Wizarding World and gaming fans is paramount to us, so we are giving the game the time it needs. Hogwarts Legacy will be released in 2022.”
The open-world action-RPG takes place in the Harry Potter universe during the late 19th century and was announced during the September 2020 PS5 event, with a reveal trailer ending with a 2021 release window.
That teaser showed off custom characters in the Hogwarts environs, teasing magic lessons, Quidditch, potion brewing, the Sorting Hat ceremony, and more.
Hogwarts Legacy will be Developed by Portkey Games (WB Game’s Harry Potter game division) and Avalanche Software (Disney Infinity), the game is aiming for release on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC.