Hogwarts Legacy goes beyond the school.
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Warner Bros. Interactive and Avalanche Software exposed today that their just recently released Harry Potter video game, Hogwarts Legacy, has actually offered over 12 million systems within its very first 2 weeks of launch. It likewise made $850 million in worldwide sales. The title likewise set records on Twitch, being the most significant single-player video game launch on the streaming platform. It struck 1.28 million concurrent gamers at its peak.
According to Warner Bros., Hogwarts Legacy is now the most effective video game in the Wizarding World/Harry Potter franchise. David Haddad, president of Warner Bros Games, stated in a declaration, “Our advancement group at Avalanche provided a fantastic, premium Wizarding World experience that really satisfies the fan dream of life at Hogwarts and our publishing groups have actually carried out an internationally impactful launch project.”
The publisher likewise exposed gamers have actually put 280 million hours into Hogwarts Legacy currently. In addition to the video game’s success, Warner Bros likewise reported an increase in engagement with the general franchise, consisting of a 300% increase in traffic on Wizarding World sites.
The video game’s launch has actually been shrouded by debate, with some players requiring a boycott over the supposed transphobic views of the Wizarding World developer, J.K. Rowling. While Rowling did not have active participation in Hogwarts Legacy’s advancement, she benefits economically from its success.
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