Does Hogwarts Legacy have character creation?

Hogwarts Legacy character sitting at the sorting hat.Warner Bros. Interactive

Hogwarts Legacy is the highly anticipated open-world experience bringing in a variety of long-awaited features – but can you make your own character in Hogwarts Legacy? Here’s everything you need to know about Hogwarts Legacy’s character creation.

Hogwarts Legacy represents a whole new take on the Wizarding World as they expand further into the video game world, featuring a wide array of locations, fantastical spells, and unique mounts.

While the series has had some hits with both the classic adaptations and the Lego variations of the beloved book-and-film series, this is by far the most advanced take yet.

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So with all that said, does the upcoming Hogwarts Legacy have a character creation system that will truly satisfy our long-standing dream of attending the premier school for Witchcraft and Wizardry? Here’s what you need to know.

Alternatively, be sure to check out our other explainers if you’re curious to know whether Hogwarts Legacy is open-world, its recommended PC spec requirements and whether it will feature microtransactions.

Can you make your own character in Hogwarts Legacy?

The answer is a definitive yes. As demonstrated in the first gameplay reveal stream, the game features quite a complex number of choices for each individual player to tailor their character to their wants and needs.

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Legacy’s customization system brings players into the life of a Hogwarts student like never before allowing them not only to choose between the standard things like skin color and facial structure but there is a wealth of clothing and design choices to be made along the way.

Hogwarts Legacy character customization options

Unlike similar games in the genre, things like clothing options are not exclusively locked to a player’s gender identity either, allowing for an impressively free-flow approach when it comes time to start dressing your avatar.

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Some areas of customization, like glasses, for example, start out with a barebones selection (circular, half moon, hexagon) but you can gradually unlock more options as you progress through the game.

That just scratches the surface of what’s available to players in this system though, so keep an eye out for the full details when the game releases on February 10, 2023 (unless you have early access).

So, there you have it — that’s all there is to know about character creation within Hogwarts Legacy.

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For more content surrounding the action-adventure RPG, be sure to check out the following pages:

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