Hogwarts Legacy gameplay trailer drops

It’s the most anticipated Harry Potter game ever, allowing players to experience the magical world of Harry Potter, seen through the lens of a fifth-year student at Hogwarts

Hogwarts Legacy gameplay trailer
The Hogwarts Legacy Gameplay trailer provides deeper insights into the storyline and showcases the gameplay environment

A gameplay trailer of the highly-anticipated Hogwarts Legacy video game has finally been released on the game’s official YouTube channel. The game allows players to experience the journey through the magical world of Harry Potter, seen through the lens of a fifth-year student at Hogwarts.

Fans of the Harry Potter series have been eagerly awaiting the game’s launch since 2021, but Warner Bros. Games and Avalanche repeatedly pushed the release date forward before finally settling on a February 10th, 2023 release date.

Hogwarts Legacy gameplay trailer

Hogwarts Legacy - Official Launch Trailer 4K

The trailer provides new in-game footage that gives players more insights into what gameplay will look like. The trailer unveils new aspects of the gaming environment, such as vast landscapes and ancient buildings reminiscent of scenes from the Harry Potter movie series produced by Warner Bros.

It also gives us a glimpse into some activities players will engage in and spells like “Levioso” and “Reparo” and their effects on elements within the gaming environment. The trailer also shows the effects spells will have on other players and how they can be used during gameplay to speed up activities and attack or defend against enemies.

The most intriguing part of the trailer is the player’s “rare ability to see whispers of ancient magic.” We are not quite sure how this ability works or how it will affect gameplay, but it appears to be an anchor point for the entire storyline because the trailer goes on to show how this rare ability unlocks a “terribly dangerous” journey whose final destination is a mystery.

From what we can tell, the “rare ability” unlocks an adventure that sees the player rely on various spells to battle with strange beasts that are large and small, witness two dragons placed in a pit to fight for spectator entertainment, and participate in one-on-one duels with other magicians.

Hogwarts Legacy pricing and pre-order information

Hogwarts Legacy

Pre-order the highly anticipated Hogwarts Legacy game


We now know that the Hogwarts Legacy Deluxe Edition will unlock on game stores across the globe starting February 7, 2023, while fans who have purchased the Hogwarts Legacy Standard Edition will have to wait till February 10, 2023.

The Standard Edition starts at $59.99, while the Deluxe Edition retails for $79.99 and packs extra features like 72 hours of early access and a Dark Arts pack that comprises a Thestral Mount, Dark Arts Cosmetic Set, and Dark Arts battle Arena.

Hogwarts Legacy is now available for pre-order at GameStop, Steam, the PlayStation Store, Nintendo Switch, and the Xbox Store. It is currently the #1 Top Seller on Steam and #2 on the Top Games list on the PlayStation Store.

What is Hogwarts Legacy?

Hogwarts Legacy is an open-world action role-playing game (RPG) set in the magical world of Harry Potter. Players are tasked with uncovering an ancient secret that threatens to shatter the wizarding world and reshape its future.

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