05 Sep 2021 2:36 PM +00:00

Will Hogwarts Legacy be part of the PlayStation Showcase?

Hogwarts Legacy is, frustratingly, still not giving fans much content to work with. There has been little news and updates provided since it's initial reveal.

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We were initially treated to a trailer offering hints as to how the game may play out, but no explicit details beyond this. Let's take a look at what we know about the title.

LATEST - Will it appear during the PlayStation Showcase?

With a huge PlayStation Showcase announced for Thursday, 9 September, it could be possible that Hogwarts Legacy is set to reappear during the event.


The game was first revealed during a special PS5 live stream, so it makes sense that developer Avalanche Studios might choose another PlayStation stream to remind the world that the game exists.

No Updates, Hogwarts Legacy Missing From State Of Play

While Sony have assured fans that the July State of Play event is just one of many that will take place before the end of the year, some big titles are still without an update in some time.

Despite it's delay into 2022, fans are growing concerned that Hogwarts Legacy continues to no-show potential events. Nothing has been seen of the game since its initial reveal.


A writer on Hogwarts Legacy, @DCAllen7 on Twitter claims nothing will be heard from the game soon when responding to a fan.


Hogwarts Legacy To Be Part Of Rumoured State Of Play?

With E3 2021 in the books, we unfortunately heard nothing new about Hogwarts Legacy's development. This could be due to an initial marketing deal they hold with PlayStation.

If this is the case, it's more likely that we'll see the game whenever the next State of Play takes place. If rumours are to be believed, that could be as early as July.

Jeff Grubb's tweet is in reference to the belief that Abandoned, a project in the works for PS5, is in fact a Hideo Kojima title. He believes a State of Play would end these rumours.

Hogwarts Legacy Release Date

Hogwarts Legacy doesn't currently have a confirmed release date. The initial trailer did use 2021 as a time window but this was moved to 2022 in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.


Developers Avalanche Studios have been fairly quiet on major details around the game. There have been very few updates or dev diaries produced since the reveal.

Hogwarts Legacy Trailer

There is still only the original reveal trailer available for you to watch. Beyond this we have seen nothing from the game. WB Games do have a presence at E3 2021 and could choose to bring more info and additional footage from the game and present it there.


WB Games actually have their own event planned for E3 2021 but this is dedicated to Back 4 Blood. As Sony have no presence at E3 it could be unlikely we see anything new, but only time will tell.

Is JK Rowling Involved With Hogwarts Legacy?

No, after the game was initially announced this was addressed. JK Rowling has no attachment to, or influence over the product. Due to the authors controversial beliefs surrounding transgender rights, it was an immediate concern for many fans.

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The controversial author has no ties to the project

It has since been confirmed that the game will include and allow for transgender characters to be created. Avalanche have stated that trans rights are important to the fanbase and inclusivity is an important part of the game.

While this is great news, it unfortunately came in response to further allegations. This time aimed towards the, now former, Lead Designer Troy Leavitt who expressed controversial views on his YouTube channel.