The Wizarding World is once again expanding into video games with the announcement that Warner Bros. Games will launch ‘Harry Potter Magic Awakened’ globally. WBG developed the RPG with Portkey Games and NetEase Inc. which will allow the player to grow in magic power as they learn at Hogwarts.
“Warner Bros. Games and NetEase, Inc. today announced Harry Potter: Magic Awakened, the highly anticipated, free-to-play collectible card roleplay game (RPG) set in the wizarding world is now available,” Warner said in a statement. “Co-developed and co-published by Warner Bros. Games and NetEase Games, Harry Potter: Magic Awakened is the latest title released under Portkey Games, the label dedicated to creating new mobile and videogame experiences inspired by the wizarding world that place the player at the center of their own adventure.”
The game is described as, “…a free-to-play, immersive collectible card (CCG) and massively multiplayer (MMO) wizarding dueling game featuring a blend of strategy roleplay (RPG). Set ten years after the Battle of Hogwarts, players will experience all the hallmarks of a wizarding education and embark on a riveting new story, featuring familiar faces from the original series and new characters alike.”
You can check out the gameplay trailer below:
‘Harry Potter: Magic Awakened’ will be available for download on the Apple and Google Play store.
Warner Bros. Games President David Haddad explained, “From the intricate mechanics of the collectible card system, to the linework of the game’s art style, we have collaborated with Warner Bros. Games on every aspect of development to ensure an authentic adaptation of the wizarding world in Harry Potter: Magic Awakened.”
“The game has achieved great success thus far and positive fan reception among current players, and we are delighted to now welcome a global audience into this magical universe,” he added.
Gameplay will include brand new characters as well as some from the original Harry Potter books and television.
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