When is the Hogwarts Legacy Switch release date? Many of you worldwide have long been waiting for your very own acceptance letter to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Yet, no matter how many times we all slept in the cupboard under the stairs as a kid, the letter never came. Well, that doesn’t matter any more muggles, as Hogwarts Legacy promises to take you on a magical journey that you could previously only embark on in your dreams.
Of course, if you’re looking for even more wizarding goodness, we recommend you check out our Hogwarts Legacy Merlin Trials, Hogwarts Legacy characters, Hogwarts Legacy spells, and Hogwarts Legacy beast guides. If you can’t wait for the Switch version, then maybe you have a computer that can run it – test here for the Hogwarts Legacy PC requirements.
What is the Hogwarts Legacy Switch release date?
The Hogwarts Legacy Switch release date is July 25, 2023, as it has dropped back behind the PC, PlayStation, and Xbox releases. Unfortunately, there’s no mobile release date. Make sure you check out our Hogwarts Legacy pre-order guide to nab yourself a copy.
Can I play Hogwarts Legacy now?
Yes, you can play Hogwarts Legacy now on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC by purchasing the digital deluxe edition. Unfortunately, you still have to wait until July 25 to play on Nintendo Switch.
What is the Hogwarts Legacy story?
You’re a new student at the titular school, however, the interesting thing is that you’re a fifth-year pupil. This is a rare thing indeed as 99% of Hogwarts students begin at a younger age in the first year. Still, we say better late than never to the acceptance letter.
Throughout the game, you get to attend Hogwarts Legacy classes, explore the school grounds, and visit neighbouring locations. Of course, this is an RPG, so you can expect to make some crucial decisions, such as which house you belong to. For us, it’s a no-brainer. Slytherin is the place to be.
From the trailer, it does appear as though you can learn the forbidden arts, so it will be interesting to see what this means for our character and whether or not we can venture to the dark side.
Is there a Hogwarts Legacy trailer?
Of course, there’s a Hogwarts Legacy trailer, and it’s full of magic. You can check out the latest one below:
What are the Hogwarts Legacy platforms?
The all-important question we ask when awaiting the release of a new game is, what platforms is it available on? Fortunately for all you witches and wizards out there, Hogwarts Legacy is coming to many platforms, including Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC.
To prepare for the Hogwarts Legacy Switch release date we’ve prepared loads of guides by playing on next-gen consoles. You can find them all here:
- Hogwarts Legacy Dark Arts
- Can you be evil in Hogwarts Legacy?
- Hogwarts Legacy potions
- Hogwarts Legacy houses
- Hogwarts Legacy plants
- Is Hogwarts Legacy multiplayer?
- Hogwarts Legacy Merlin Trials
There you have it, everything you need to know about the Hogwarts Legacy release date. If you need something to play while you wait, our list of the best Switch RPGs has many adventures for you to embark on, some with magic of their own.
Hogwarts Legacy has drawn considerable criticism during its development, largely due to the fact that the creator of the Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling, has made a number of transphobic remarks on social media in recent years.
While Avalanche has confirmed that J.K. Rowling is not “directly involved” in the development of Hogwarts Legacy, it is working with “her team” and Portkey Games, a Warner Bros. label dedicated to launching new experiences inspired by J.K. Rowling’s original stories. It is currently unclear whether she will earn any royalties from the game’s sale, but it is likely given it is based on her original body of work.
If you would like to learn more about transgender rights or lend your support, we’d encourage you to check out the National Center for Transgender Equality in the US and Mermaids in the UK.