PlayStation has announced that a new State of Play will release on Thursday, March 17, 2022, which will feature an exclusive broadcast focusing on Hogwarts Legacy, the upcoming open word game based on the popular Harry Potter franchise.
Wands at the ready for an all new State of Play focused on Hogwarts Legacy, featuring an extended first look at gameplay this Thursday, March 17 at 2 PM PT: https://t.co/TwujdB2cBr pic.twitter.com/bFZMWjdZ2t
— PlayStation (@PlayStation) March 14, 2022
The PlayStation State of Play broadcast will air at 2 PM Pacific/5 pm Eastern time (9 PM UK time) and will be about 20 minutes long, 14 minutes of which will provide an extended first look at the gameplay of Hogwarts Legacy. The remainder of the time will be insights from the developers of Hogwarts LEgacy, Avalanche Software, famous for developing such titles as Disney Infinity and Dragon Ball Z: Sagas.
First leaked back in 2018, Hogwarts Legacy was delayed to 2022 following its official reveal for unspecified reasons, with Warner Bros reassuring that it would release sometime this year. An official release date has not been revealed though it is likely this upcoming PlayStation State of Play will price more information on the current state of Hogwarts Legacy, in addition to details about the gameplay and world.
“Avalanche Software and Warner Bros. Games are happy to partner with PlayStation to bring you a special edition of State of Play entirely dedicated to Hogwarts Legacy. The broadcast will begin this Thursday, March 17, at 2 PM PT / 5 PM ET / 10 PM CET. Since we first revealed Hogwarts Legacy, the trailer has been viewed over 28 million times on the PlayStation YouTube channel. We promised to share more this year, and we’re finally ready to deliver on that promise. The show will run for about 20 minutes, featuring over 14 minutes of Hogwarts Legacy gameplay captured on PS5 and concluding with some insight from a few members of the team at Avalanche Software who are bringing the Wizarding World to life”, a snippet of the official blog post reads.
Officially announced at the PlayStation PS5 Showcase in September of 2021, Hogwarts Legacy is an open-world fantasy adventure game set in the 1800s. The game will allow players to create their own custom character within the world of Harry Potter and is set to release for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC.