Game News Hogwarts Legacy: Already a PS5 record for Harry Potter action-RPG!
It is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated games of the year. Hogwarts Legacy: The Legacy of Hogwarts certainly belongs to the universe of the wizard created by JK Rowling, but it is also the first triple A of the license to leave aside the mortal enemy of Voldemort.
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Hogwarts Legacy: THE blockbuster of the end of the year?
Set at the end of the 19th century, Hogwarts Legacy: Hogwarts Legacy will put us in the shoes of a student entering 5th year in the most famous school of magic and sorcery in the world. Passed close to death and having made the discovery of an extremely powerful ancient magiche quickly attracts the attention of black mages, among whom the goblin Ranrok and the human Victor Rookwoodthe latter possibly being the ancestor of the Death Eater known in the books.
This will serve as a scenario framework for the game, which will take place in and around Hogwarts. And as much to say that the ambitions are high, since we are promised a castle full of secrets to discover, corridors to explore, rooms to discover and courses to follow. A great presentation of the game recently took place during a State of Play, then we were treated to a 20-minute ASMR video located in Hogsmeade, the village where students go to relax. The game may be cross-platformsince it will be released on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch (Cloud), PC, Xbox Series and PS5, it is on the latter that communication takes place.
A huge expectation that is felt in the numbers
And as much to say that the public seems to be waiting for the production from Warner Bros. since the Hogwarts Legacy: Hogwarts Legacy trailer released last year has become the most viewed game trailer on the PlayStation YouTube channel. The first official trailer for the game now shows 29 million views on the channelcompared to 28 million for Marvel’s Spider-Man, 23 million for Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 and God of War, 22 million for Kratos’ Adventures gameplay and 18 million for The Last of Us Part II gameplay presentation.
Of all the videos posted by Sony on the PlayStation channel, there are only two that do better: the presentation of the PS4, published 9 years ago and which accumulates 42 million views, followed by that of the PS5, with 39 million views. PS5 requires, Hogwarts Legacy will take advantage of the features of the DualSense. We were thus told that the haptic feedback as well as the adaptive triggers will be activated when the use of the wand, during flights, but also for certain sounds such as the cries of Mandrakes. Finally, the controllers will light up in the colors of the house in which the Sorting Hat has sent the players.
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