Hogwarts Legacy developer offers vague update on game development

Developer Avalanche Software has released a development update on the highly anticipated Hogwarts Legacy but that might not be what the fans want to hear…

Writing on Twitter, the developer posted a vague message to players awaiting news on the upcoming RPG in the beloved. Harry potter universe. “Happy Holidays from the Avalanche team! We’re excited to share more news and updates about Hogwarts Legacy next year, ”reads the tweet, which is accompanied by a GIF of the game’s title card. This means fans can expect until more information drops at some point in 2022.

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It comes after recent rumors that a new trailer for the game will be released before the end of 2021. Video game industry insider Millie Amand said she has seen promotional material for the game, hinting that publisher Warner Bros. just needed to approve the asset. . While several sources have corroborated this nugget of information, it now seems unlikely that a new trailer will arrive before the end of the year.

Many fans have reacted negatively to the update, with some pointing out that the development team has yet to share any substantial news on Hogwarts Legacy in over a year. The game was announced in 2020 in a PlayStation 5 storefront, becoming the most-watched trailer for the event. Since then, Avalanche has published a brief article explaining that the game will no longer launch in 2021 and is now slated for release in 2022. A specific release date or window has yet to be confirmed. It has been discovered that the game will launch at some point after the release of Fantastic Beasts: Secrets of Dumbledore which hits theaters on April 8.

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As soon as it is announced, Hogwarts Legacy was immediately greeted with a wave of controversy as fans asked if franchise creator JK Rowling was involved in the project following his anti-transgender comments. The president of Warner Bros. Games, David Haddad, was quick to steer the game away from Rowling, saying, “Although JK Rowling is the creator of Harry potter, and we bring that to life with the power of the Portkey, in many places she is also a simple citizen. He went on to say, “And that means she has the right to express her personal opinion on social media. I might not agree with her and I might not agree. with her position on a number of subjects, but I can agree that she has a right to have her opinions.

Hogwarts Legacy is slated to launch in 2022 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One, and PC.

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Source: Twitter

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