That Harry Potter game is finally official

Sony’s PS5 showcase has just given us our first proper glimpse of the rumoured Harry Potter prequel game that did the rounds a while back in 2018 when a lot of people briefly thought it was made by Rocksteady. As Eurogamer reported at the time, it is real and being developed by former Disney Infinity developer Avalanche Software.

Anyway, it’s called Hogwarts Legacy, and it’s out in 2021.

And it looks pretty good? It’s a very pretty third-person actiony affair with lots of big monsters and what looks like a real focus on shifting geometry. You wizard your way around Hogwarts and the wider world of magic while walls unstitch themselves and floors side about and everywhere you look there’s something massive that needs lamping.

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