Harry Potter headed to mobile for interactive role-playing game

Harry Potter headed to mobile for interactive role-playing game

With this being the case, it's easy to get excited about the potential for Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, as well as the forthcoming console game from Warner Bros. that's connected to the fantasy series, but it's best to reserve judgment until more concrete information about the titles are given.

Hogwarts Mystery - a "narrative role-playing game" - has been announced for release on mobile devices. This is a new label under Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment for gaming media related to the Harry Potter franchise.

The game itself will be developed by the Los Angeles local Jam City studio hand in hand with Warner Bros. Indeed, there's more than a few starry-eyed adults who have wished that they had received a magical owl letter of their own and could be whisked away from the mundane world of Muggles and into a life of mystery and magic.

Grab your wands and quills, wizard school is about to be in session.

About a month ago, Pokemon GO developer Niantic confirmed that it is now working on a new mobile AR game set in author J.K. Rowling's Potterverse called Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, which will launch next year. The company, known for its work on puzzle games like Cookie Jam and Panda Pop, has licensed the IP from Warner Bros.

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As players progress through the years at the beloved wizarding school, they'll participate in all the most famous classes and activities from the books, including Defence Against the Dark Arts, Potions, Dueling Club, and more.

In the meantime, we are all still anticipating Portkey Games' other exciting development, which is the augmented reality game "Harry Potter: Wizards Unite". "Theoretically, this game could be going on for many years", DeWolfe explains. A truly authentic Harry Potter experience.

This upcoming game will be joining the ranks of Universal Orlando's "Wizarding World" and an ever growing film universe.

"Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery" is available starting next year via the App Store, Google Play, and the Amazon Appstore.

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