Footage From Unannounced Harry Potter Role-Playing Game May Have Just Been Leaked
It seems the Harry Potter franchise might be ready to expand on their role-playing games, as the free mobile device RPG Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery came out this past April, and it appears another one is already in the works.
According to The Verge, a video of an unannounced Harry Potter game has leaked online from a focus group in the U.S., which showed a third-person action RPG set in the 19th century of the Wizarding World. It has since been pulled by Warner Bros. for violating copyright issues, but Twitter users have uploaded it to the social media platform.
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The Reddit user who originally posted the footage claimed they were approached in a mall to watch the game's trailer and to complete a survey for $8. According to the Redditor, cameras and phones were not supposed to be allowed at the time, but the company conducting the survey did not take them away.
A blurb released with the footage claims players can choose between eight different Wizard types, have control of the house, and pick a path of
either good or evil.
— 麻倉 葉 (@_IsntThatNeil) October 2, 2018
It's not certain whether the leak is real, or if it'll ever be released, but if so, it could open up a whole new world for the Harry Potter universe. With the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them prequels in full swing, along with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child stage play currently running in both the UK and the U.S., it could be time for another era of Hogwarts and JK Rowling's magical world.
This might just be wishful thinking, but we hope this actually is something.