Hogwarts Legacy’s new character custom footage showcased in tech talk Autodesk Vision Series There’s also an expanded gameplay this week. Players will be able to fine-tune the appearance of the wizards in their training by changing their face shape, applying a range of hairstyles, and giving them plenty of clothing options.
as found Harry Potter subsectionas well as player-selectable clothing presets and multiple scrolling menus to help you define your own unique look.
As for the game sequence shown, it builds on March’s State of the Game presentation with more evil wizards and hippogriffs under attack within the Hogwarts school. Hogwarts Legacy is currently slated to release on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, PS5, Switch, and PC over the holidays, but a specific release date has yet to be confirmed.
On PS5, the DualSense controller will act as an “extension of your wand” as the adaptive triggers will provide resistance specific to individual spells. In addition to casting spells, players can also “feel” various environmental and item-based effects thanks to the controller’s haptics.
Although the game is set in the wizarding world of author JK Rowling’s Harry Potter series, it is overshadowed by the author’s transphobic rhetoric. Rowling wasn’t involved in creating the Hogwarts Legacy story, but her staff worked with publisher Warner Bros. to research other aspects of the game and the world it’s set in.
The legacy of Hogwarts takes place in the 1800s, hundreds of years before the Harry Potter books, so don’t expect to meet Potter, his friends, or familiar characters from other books and movies.
For more on the game, you can read GameSpot’s feature for everything we know so far about Hogwarts Legacy.
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