A Harry Potter online game — an “open-world re-creation of Hogwarts and its surrounding areas” — is “on track” for a 2021 launch date, in line with a Bloomberg report. Early footage of the sport leaked in 2018 is genuine, Bloomberg stated.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s Avalanche Software, the Utah-based studio behind the Disney Infinity collection, is creating the Harry Potter recreation for a number of platforms, together with PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, in line with Bloomberg. Players will reportedly “role-play as wizards.” Warner Bros. has not publicly confirmed the sport’s improvement, however will reportedly reveal it after the DC FanDome occasion in August.
Warner Bros. has not responded to Polygon’s request for remark.
Bloomberg reported that Avalanche Software administration has not addressed Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling’s recent transphobic statements, which reportedly “made some members of the team uncomfortable.”
In early June, CNBC reported that AT&T was fascinated about promoting off its Warner Bros. gaming division. According to that report, Take-Two Interactive, Electronic Arts, and Activision Blizzard have been all fascinated about shopping for the portion of the corporate. Bloomberg stated that neither Rowling’s statements nor the potential sale have impacted the sport’s launch schedule.
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