If you are dying to play the acclaimed Hogwarts Legacy on your PS4 or Xbox One, we have bad news. The release of the game on both platforms has been delayed once again. This was confirmed by its developers in the last hours through a brief statement posted on Twitter.
For now, it is unknown what has caused this new delay in the launch of the versions for the previous generation of Sony and Microsoft consoles. Let’s remember that the title had its premiere on PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X | S on February 10, garnering excellent reviews among players and becoming a bestseller.
Hogwarts Legacy It was scheduled to debut on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for next April. However, the promise now is that will launch on both devices on May 5. “We are overwhelmed with gratitude for the response to Hogwarts Legacy from fans around the world. The team is working hard to offer the best possible experience on all platforms and we need more time to do it, “they explained in the tweet.
So, then, those who do not have the latest generation consoles and are eager to try the game, they must arm themselves with patience for almost another month. As long as no new problems appear, of course. In the case of the Nintendo Switch, its version of Hogwarts Legacy It is scheduled to hit the market on July 25.
Hogwarts Legacy Coming to PS4 and Xbox One in May
The new delay Hogwarts Legacy on PS4 and Xbox One it may not seem like much, but adds to the already lengthy general wait for the game. Let’s remember that, although it already had its debut on PC and the most modern consoles, the Avalanche Software title was due to be released in 2021. However, at the beginning of that year they decided to postpone it until a year later.
But 2022 passed without news of Hogwarts Legacyuntil it was finally able to make its debut in the second month of 2023. It remains to be seen if the developers follow through on what was promised and the launch on the previous generation platforms takes place on May 5, as promised.
Once the title hits PS4 and Xbox One, it will be interesting to see What impact does it achieve at a commercial level?. Let’s remember that Hogwarts Legacy sold more than 12 million copies in its first two weeks available, raising more than 850 million dollars worldwide. In addition, he broke multiple records, even becoming the most watched game ever on twitchgathering almost 1.3 million concurrent viewers.
All this, despite the controversy generated by JK Rowling’s transphobic comments that led a part of the press —specialized and not so much— to boycott the game with negative reviews. If you have not done so yet, we invite you to read our analysis of Hogwarts Legacywhere we explain why it’s the game Harry Potter fans always dreamed of. In addition, we share a series of tips to enjoy this proposal to the fullest, even if you are not a seasoned gamer.