Hogwarts Legacy released last month on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S, and was due to arrive in early April for last-gen owners. Portkey Games (Warner Bros. Games) and Avalanche Software have announced a slight delay, via the official Hogwarts Legacy Twitter account.
Hogwarts Legacy will now release on May 5 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The later Switch release of July 25 is unchanged (so far).
We’re overwhelmed with gratitude for the response to Hogwarts Legacy from fans around the globe. The team is working hard to deliver the best possible experience on all platforms and we need more time to do this. Hogwarts Legacy will launch for PS4 and Xbox One May 5, 2023. pic.twitter.com/UjEIPXDZj2
— Hogwarts Legacy (@HogwartsLegacy) March 6, 2023
Hogwarts Legacy is an action-RPG that takes place in the wizarding world of Harry Potter. Players can create their own budding witch or wizard, and explore the school and surrounding areas in a time set 100 years before the main novels and films.
Since launch, Hogwarts Legacy has become incredibly successful, selling more than 12 million copies in its first two weeks. It earned the honor of most-watched single-player game of all time on Twitch with 1.28 peak concurrent viewers.
“We are so thrilled and proud to see the player response to Hogwarts Legacy from gamers, fans who are new to gaming and reviewers around the world,” said David Haddad, President, Warner Bros. Games. “Our development team at Avalanche delivered an amazing, high-quality Wizarding World experience that truly fulfills the fan fantasy of life at Hogwarts and our publishing teams have executed a globally impactful launch campaign.”
Hogwarts Legacy is rated T for Teen.