Hogwarts Legacy

Will Hogwarts Legacy have multiplayer co-op?

By Fariha Bhatti


Jan 24, 2023

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The anticipation around the Hogwarts Legacy’s release is unmatched. Now, eager fans have one question: Will Hogwarts Legacy have multiplayer or co-op?

Hogwarts Legacy’s first official trailer and character cast are impressive. Unlike many book/movie-based games, Hogwarts Legacy got the details right. From messenger owls to Quidditch and strictly adhering to bloodlines, the game has won the hearts of Potterheads worldwide. But, players are still curious if they can mingle with fellow Potterheads within the magical castle. 

Harry Potter was all about magic, but the story was deeply embedded in friendship and family. So, will players be able to mimic that in the game?   

Hogwarts Legacy multiplayer and co-op explained 

Unfortunately, Hogwarts Legacy will not have multiplayer. Instead, players will be on their own to fight the evil and dark forces across the magical castle. However, NPCs and supporting characters will help them in their quest. 

Harry Potter books revolved around three friends fighting against the most dangerous wizard of all time, Voldemort. While some had hoped that Hogwarts Legacy would allow players to team up with their online friends and find their magical trio, that won’t be the case. Instead, the game would be entirely single-player. 

Hogwarts Legacy release date leak

“Hogwarts Legacy is a single-player experience and does not have online or co-op gameplay.” The developer has confirmed. 

But players should not lose hope just yet. The developer may introduce online game modes for Quidditch, dueling, Quadpot, and more. Online, players may be able to create lobbies and indulge in sports like broom racing. But these are all speculations, and fans shouldn’t get ahead of themselves just now. 

While many are upset that Hogwarts Legacy isn’t online, the game seems fun enough to keep a single-player hooked for hours. In addition, the developer has revealed that choices would create alternate endings for players, meaning there’s enough scope to replay the game multiple times. 

According to Hogwarts Legacy developers, the game will have a variety of outcomes. This means players will have to make game-changing choices that will impact the gameplay. So, if you decide to make wrong choices purposefully, the result may be different for you. 

“Different interactions with different characters can also offer different choice points for the player. Then, some of those things can affect things game-wide — some of these affect the character’s life, the game’s ending,” the developer said

The developer added that all of these choices wouldn’t be primarily good. Sometimes, it’d just be about the player being “a jerk.” These opportunities will allow players to replay the game and explore different endings. So, Draco Malfoy fans can certainly explore Hogwarts Legacy as the evil student out to get Harry Potter. 


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