Information that emerged from a specialized journalist indicates that Hogwarts Legacy, the long-awaited game that takes place in the Harry Potter universe, would have suffered a delay and could be delayed until 2023 to be released.
The rumor was spread by Colin Moriarty, journalist with a lot of experience in the field of video games. According to what you mentioned on your podcast, the delivery would be experiencing some kind of development problem and its premiere could be delayed until next year.
Although he did not give more information about this speculation, the truth is that Avalanche Software, the developer of the game, had hinted that it would release more information, but everything came to naught. Originally, the title was announced to be released in 2021 and based on this information, there are doubts that it could be released in 2022.
The news comes not only a few weeks after the release of return to hogwarts, where the 20 years of the saga were celebrated bringing together all the protagonists, but also days after the official account of PlayStation Spain shared a video with the existing information so far and announced the game for 2022.
To get another sign on this rumor, fans will have to wait until February. State of Play is expected to take place there, the PlayStation event where new games are presented and news of the titles expected by fans are brought.
While the expectation is on what happens with the video game that will be distributed by Warner Bros., there is also hope of knowing information about new releases such as Gran Turismo 7, Ghostwire: Tokyo, God of War Ragnarök, Horizon Forbidden West y SIFU, among others.
Not much additional information about Hogwarts Legacy has been shared since its first trailer was released in 2020. What is known is that It will be an RPG set in the 1800s, long before the appearance of Harry Potter..
While it had been hinted from Warner that the game could launch as early as April 2022, it is not clear if that date refers specifically to the month or is taken as a starting point for the beginning of the fiscal year that ends in March 2023.
The game had been presented not only for PlayStation 4 and 5, but It will also be present on PC, Xbox One and Series X/S.
In addition to the delay in the launch of one of his most awaited games, Sony also recently suffered from a shortage of components for the PlayStation 5. For this reason, it began to manufacture more units of the PS4 and replaced the one missing from its new console with models from the previous generation.
The decision comes as an emergency measure, taking into account the comparative facilities offered by the previous model for its manufacture. Originally, Sony’s idea was not to produce any more old consoles by the end of 2021, but the situation forced the Japanese company to make a new decision.