Hogwarts Legacy has finally arrived, meaning Harry Potter fans can jump into their very own wizarding world adventure – but is the game open-world?
There’s a lot of exciting content for Harry Potter fans to enjoy in Hogwarts Legacy, including familiar locations to explore, magical beasts to find, and classic characters to meet along the way.
Being able to explore Hogwarts castle is a big part of the game, but can players also navigate an open world? Here’s everything you need to know about whether or not the game has open-world exploration.
Alternatively, you can check out our other Hogwarts Legacy guides such as the Dark Arts Battle Arena, the Thestral mount, whether Hogwarts Legacy is multiplayer, and what the Vivarium is.
Is Hogwarts Legacy an open-world game?
Yes, Hogwarts Legacy is an open-world experience, allowing players to traverse the wizarding world on their own. You can do this by walking, flying on your broomstick, or even riding a mount like the Hippogriff.
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In the game’s FAQ section, Portkey Games states that “Hogwarts Legacy is an immersive, open-world, action role-playing game,” highlighting the capability for some interesting exploration, especially when it comes to finding recognizable Harry Potter locations.
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