Nintendo fans got quite a surprise on Friday when it was discovered Hogwarts Legacy – a next-generation game inspired by the famous Harry Potter books and movies – would be coming to the Switch.
This confirmation came in an FAQ on the official game website, and now in an update, Warner Bros. Avalanche community manager Chandler Wood has reconfirmed this with the team over at GoNintendo. Here’s the full exchange (via Twitter):
“We don’t have any more details right now except to confirm that yes, Hogwarts Legacy is coming to the Switch.”
Noticeably, it’s still unclear if the Switch game will be a proper release or a cloud version. The original discovery of Hogwarts Legacy for Switch. This is after the reveal of the game’s Nintendo box art (via Amazon). This suggests it’s getting a physical and digital release on the system. You can view the cover in our previous story.
So, there you go. According to the response from this WB Avalanche rep – Hogwarts Legacy really is coming to the Switch.
Players are able to look forward to an “open-world, single-player, action role-playing video game set in the 1800s wizarding world”.
Nintendo Switch Users Surprised With Special Stealth Release
Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch Lite, and Nintendo Switch OLED users are surprised by a special stealth release. This is a very soft period for the Nintendo Switch. Apart from Pokemon Legends: Arceus, every major release so far this year has skipped the platform and Nintendo itself doesn’t have much releasing of note until later this year.
Switch users can see the Kirby and the Forgotten Land coming later this month, but Kirby is far from an A-tier Nintendo property. Fortunately, April is full of better for Switch users with the likes of Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, MLB The Show 22, 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim, Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition, The House of the Dead: Remake, and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed all coming to the Nintendo platform.
The stealth release makes the way for Girls Make Games. This is an American organization. This has a aim to support girls to pursue careers in the video game industry.