Hogwarts Legacy: this gameplay video worries Harry Potter fans, here's why

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Hogwarts Legacy: Hogwarts Legacy is a role-playing video game that will be available on February 10, 2023 on PC, PlayStation and Xbox and later on Nintendo Switch. Recently, Warner has offered a 45 minute gameplay video of the game. A presentation that has a little worried; the fans…

Hogwarts Legacy: This gameplay video has Harry Potter fans worried, here's why

Hogwarts Legacy: Hogwarts Legacy – gameplay overview

Developed by Avalanche Software and edited by Avalanche Software. by Warner Bros, Hogwarts Legacy: Hogwarts Legacy takes place in the wizarding world created by Warner Bros. by J.K. Rowling. The plot takes place in an extended universe anchored in in the world of Harry Potter. It follows the evolution of a young wizard within the Hogwarts school. the late 1800s. That is, long before the events of J.K. Rowling's cult license.

Hogwarts Legacy : Hogwarts Legacy is one of the most anticipated games of 2023. o 45-minute gamingto present the gameplay of the game Harry Potter. Fans were able to discover their character creation tool, the detailed settings of Hogwarts and were able to learn the basics of gameplay. The video was hosted by Chandler Wood, the game's community manager, two members of the development team and finally James Whitehead, a celebrity. ber Gaming YouTuber from the XpectoGO channel.

Hogwarts Legacy: This gameplay video has Harry Potter fans worried, here's why

Initial reactions have been generally positive. The audience greeted the graphics of the game, as well as the combat system, which promises to be both simple and dynamic. Hogwarts Legacy: Hogwarts Legacypromises to be a strategic game where the gamer will be able to use his spells one after the other until get the best to beat his various enemies. The combat system promises to be enjoyable and the sets are up to date. fall on the ground. Hogwarts Legacy: Hogwarts Legacy capitalizes on fan enthusiasm for the Harry Potter universe.There are many difficulty scales to allow players with different profiles to approach the game.

However, some fans have pointed out; singled out a few problems, particularly in the absence of extras and secondary characters. If the game looks beautiful, it also seems extremely empty. Amazing for Hogwarts School, which is supposed to be permanently shielded…

An empty shell?

Several video game specialists have pointed out pointing at the completely blank look of Hogwarts Legacy: Hogwarts Legacy. Despite the dynamism of the presenters during the gameplay video, it reigns supreme. Hogwarts a cold, solitary and almost prison atmosphere. The protagonist seems alone in the countless empty corridors of Hogwarts.

NPCs are rare, and when present, they remain static and silent. They are only there. only to speak with the protagonist and do not appear to evolve on their own. no dynamic events to the horizon, nor even activities for these students who remain planted there, outside. wait for us to come and see them. No Quidditch, no Bavboules, no giant chess game, the NPCs are frozen, and nothing seems to animate Hogwarts which seems colder than ever. It is necessary to add to; all this an absence of sound environment (discussions, footsteps, sounds of life quite simply). 

Hogwarts Legacy: This gameplay video has Harry Potter fans worried, here's why

The encounter between the player and the NPCs doesn't seem too joyful either. The staging of the dialogues breaks the immersion of the player. Static faces, lazy camera shots, no music: conversations are boringly boring. The mise-en-scène barely manages. maintain the scale of the ambition of the game, the fault with; a certain lack of creativity. Beyond from this aspect, the game also seems empty. We can underline a lack of inventiveness; in the quests which appear very standard: secrets and objects to be discovered; collect.

However, do not sell the bear's skin until you have killed it. There are still a few months to go. Avalanche Software to enhance the development of Hogwarts Legacy: Hogwarts Legacy. It is also possible that the presentation video only offers the public the bare minimum so as not to spoil certain elements and keep the surprise effect intact. After all, we only saw a very small part of the game…