Hogwarts Legacy Releasing This Week; Reviews Extremely Positive

Hogwarts Legacy is an upcoming open-world RPG set in the 1800s.
Hogwarts Legacy is an upcoming open-world RPG set in the 1800s. Avalanche Software/Warner Bros.

The highly anticipated Harry Potter game, Hogwarts Legacy, is finally arriving on February 10. Fans of the series have been eagerly awaiting the game for over a year, and the wait is almost over. PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC players will enjoy the game on the said date. However, Xbox One and PS4 players will have to wait till April 4 while those on Nintendo Switch must wait till July 25.

While players have to wait for a few more days before diving into the world of Hogwarts Legacy, reviews are already enjoying the game. The review embargo is finally over and we now know what the critics think of the title.

Review Roundup

The title has received an extremely positive reception and is sitting at 86 Metascore on Metacritic as of writing. Scores from several publications are mentioned below.

  • IGN – 9/10
  • GameRant – 4/5
  • VGC – 4/5
  • PushSquare – 8/10
  • Dexerto – 4/5
  • PlayStation Universe – 9.5/10
  • GamesRadar+ – 3.5/10

System Requirements

Although console players don’t have to worry about their hardware, the same can’t be said for PC players. The developer has updated the official system requirements of the game and they seem to be on the heavier side. Players will need an excellent rig having an RTX 3090 Ti for 4K ultra settings. You can visit our previous article for more information.

About the Game

Hogwarts Legacy is an open-world adventure set in the iconic wizarding world of Harry Potter. Players will take the role of a student in the late 1800s at the prestigious Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Throughout the game, they will explore the castle grounds, participate in magical classes and quests, and interact with famous characters from the Harry Potter universe.

The game will also feature an immersive open-world experience where players can explore the grounds of Hogwarts and even venture outside the school's walls. They can discover secrets and uncover hidden mysteries and customize their character with a variety of magical skills, spells, and items.

So, what do you think? Are you excited about Hogwarts Legacy? Do you think it can be a serious GOTY contender for this year? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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