Harry Potter Themed RPG Leaked
Monday night sent Potter fans into a frenzy with the leak of a supposed RPG set in the Harry Potter universe. The video which has now been taken down on YouTube with a copyright from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
The description that accompanied the video was as such.
Set in the 19th Century (1800’s) Wizarding World, this 3rd person open-world action RPG game centers around your character with unique abilities who has eared (sic) a late acceptance to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. You are a newly arrived 5th year student to Hogwarts that demonstrates a latent gift for magic with a unique ability to track and identify remnants of a pottant (sic) ancient power.
Upon arrival, strange events begin to materialize In the Forbidden Forrest and trouble begins o (sic) brew within the castle walls. Together with Professor Elezar Fig, you embark on a journey through both familiar and never before seen locations to bring to light the truth behind these mysterious occurrences.
On your quest you will craft potions, master new spells, and discover fantastical beasts. You will battle Dark Wizards, Goblins, and other supernatural enemies and uncover the truth about your destiny – the Fate of the Wizarding World lies in your hands.
-Journey to Hogwarts to become one of 8 different Wizard types
-Experience Hogwarts, make new friends, uncover new secrets, and change the fate of the Wizarding world.
-Experience a new magic system that creates countless possibilities to master magic.
-Freely explore the Wizarding World for the first time, Choose your house and friends at Hogwarts, and decide to pursue a path of good or evil.
-Create your own witch or wizard, and experience a (sic) all new story separate from the books or films.
The footage, which can still be seen at Gfycat Gifs, was supposedly captured by a user participating in a survey group at a mall. He was able to record the footage and leave before being spotted by employees and also managed to leave before signing an NDA.
Despite no official word on its existence the footage itself does seem to be of such quality that its hard to believe it fake.
A true RPG set in the world of Harry Potter is something many have been waiting for and based off of initial impressions this could fulfil those wishes.
What are your thoughts on the footage and are you excited for a potential RPG set in the Wizarding World? Let me know in the comments.