Hogwarts Legacy Community FAQ

WB Games Support have been answering many of the communities question on twitter.
Lynette (WizardPhD) has been busy putting them together and here they are in one place.

Will there be a built in benchmark for the PC version?

You’ll find the [Run Benchmark] option near the bottom of the Graphics Options menu, which will run a hardware analysis of your setup. After running the benchmark, you can choose to apply the suggested appropriate graphical settings.

Will people who bought the deluxe edition for early access get the day one patch on the 7th or Will they have to wait til full launch on the 10th?

Those who purchase the game digitally will receive the patch with the initial download.

When can deluxe players be able to pre download the game on steam?

While we don’t have any confirmation of this yet, please keep an eye on our socials as we’ll be revealing more information closer to launch.

Is it possible to transfer your Patronus from your Harry Potter fan club account?

Only the House and Wand will be transferred over. You can read more about it here, if you’d like: https://portkeygamessupport.wbgames.com/hc/en-us/articles/8742610865939-Hogwarts-Legacy-Harry-Potter-Fan-Club-and-WB-Games-Account-Linking-FAQ…

I saw you confirmed that the game has raytracing support, can you elaborate which specific raytracing effects we will be able to toggle on?

We can confirm that there will be Ray Tracing options for; Shadows, Reflections, Ambient Occlusion, and Quality Presets.

Is the hud dynamic? Static huds are damaging to OLED TVs

While we can’t speak to too many specific features, we can promise that Hogwarts Legacy will feature a full suit of HUD customization and accessibility options for many needs!

Will Xbox series S have a 60fps option?

We wanted to let you know that it will come with a graphical Performance mode that does target 60 FPS.

I bought Hogwarts legacy on PS5 but also on PC on steam. Can I share my save between my PC and PS5?

You will be able to link both platforms for rewards in each version of the game, but save data will stay on the platform it was created on.

Can you elaborate on accessibility features within HL?

For a full list of accessibility features offered in Hogwarts Legacy, please feel free to check out https://portkeygamessupport.wbgames.com/hc/en-us/articles/11893402078355….

Can damage counters be turned off in the settings?

There are numerous UI settings that you can toggle to adjust the amount of features shown on the screen, this includes damage numbers. We hope this clarifies things for you. Let us know if there is anything else we can do to assist!

Can we disable the white contour of the enemy/item we are selecting for extra immersion?

Under Graphics Options in the Settings Menu, you’ll see the option to choose between four different Global Quality Presets or various other graphical settings. This includes things like Texture, Distance and Population Quality!

Will the game be available for pre-loading?

Preloading typically occurs at least 72 hours before the release date, depending on the platform. Be sure to keep an eye out on our FAQ page as more specifics will be known closer to the release: https://portkeygamessupport.wbgames.com/hc/en-us/articles/360053570054-Hogwarts-Legacy-FAQ… Let us know if you have any further questions!

Can players upgrade from Standard Edition to Deluxe Edition?

Thanks for reaching out to us about upgrading from Standard to Deluxe for Hogwarts Legacy. There are no announced plans to offer an upgrade at this time, however some DLC such as the Dark Arts pack, will be purchasable at launch. We hope this helps!

Are the Kelpie robes exclusive to the Collector’s Edition or can we acquire it in game?

Thanks for contacting us with your question about the Kelpie Robe in Hogwarts Legacy. We wanted to let you know that it is a Collector’s Edition exclusive, and will not be available to be unlocked through normal gameplay. We hope this was helpful in clearing things up!

Can we make our character be bald and have a beard?

Thanks for reaching out to us about the character customization for Hogwarts Legacy. We can’t speak about all the features that will be available for the game, but be sure to keep an eye on our socials for any news and updates that we share! We’ll see you at Hogwarts!

Will Hogwarts Legacy have cross-progression?

Thanks for reaching out to us with your inquiry into whether or not Hogwarts Legacy will have cross-progression. We can confirm to you that this isn’t currently a supported feature, however we have passed your interest of it to the game team. Thank you!

Does Hogwarts Legacy have photo mode?

We know everyone’s excited for Hogwarts Legacy, and while we can’t share details about everything, please be sure to keep up with our socials as we post more news and updates closer to launch. We’ll see you at Hogwarts!

Will Hogwarts Legacy feature a ‘New Game +’ system?

Information on New Game Plus has not been confirmed. We suggest keeping an eye on @HogwartsLegacy for any new updates. Don’t hesitate to reach back out if you have any other questions!

What time will Hogwarts Legacy be released?

The release times will be shared closer to the launch of the game. Please let us know if we can help with anything else.

Will Hogwarts Legacy be playable on the Steam Deck?

At this time, we’re happy to confirm that Hogwarts Legacy will be Steam Deck compatible. We’ll have more information on this closer to the release date. If you have other questions, please don’t hesitate to reach back out!

Can we create multiple save slots on Hogwarts Legacy?

There are 4 separate character slots. For each new character, we will have the following 2 types of save functionality and slots: 5 auto save slots and 10 player manual saves slots. We hope you and your sister enjoy the game!

Is Family Sharing on Steam available with Hogwarts Legacy?

Family sharing is indeed supported through Steam in Hogwarts Legacy. Please don’t hesitate to reach back out if you have other questions!

Will Hogwarts Legacy natively support ultra wide PC gaming?

We can confirm that Hogwarts Legacy will support Ultrawide monitors! If you have any other questions, please let us know!

Can I play on GeForce Now?

As of now, there are currently no announced plans to support GeForce Now. Please be sure to check http://hogwartslegacy.com as well as the official Hogwarts Legacy Twitter page for all future announcements and updates. Thank you!

Will Hogwarts Legacy support Ray Tracing?

Ray Tracing is supported for capable Nvidia RTX and AMD RX hardware, and you’ll find the Ray Tracing settings under Graphics Options in Settings.

Can you customize your wand in Hogwarts Legacy (cosmetic wise)?

Currently, there isn’t any official information about that. We do suggest keeping a close look on the Hogwarts Legacy’s social media pages, as more details about the game will be shared as we approach the launch.

Can you get all 4 Hogwarts House Fan-atic Robes from linking your Harry Potter Fan Club and WB Games accounts?

You’ll receive the Cloaks and Robes Appearance of the House Fan-atic Robe in your specific sorted Hogwarts House. You cannot mix or equip Cloaks and Robes from other Hogwarts Houses. For more information, please check https://portkeygamessupport.wbgames.com/hc/en-us/articles/8742610865939

Will Hogwarts Legacy have multiplayer in the future?

This is a single-player title and there are no announced plans to support multiplayer. With that said, be sure to keep an eye out on the official FAQ page for all updates at the following link: https://portkeygamessupport.wbgames.com/hc/en-us/articles/360053570054-Hogwarts-Legacy-FAQ

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Jeri HarmonyBells
Jeri HarmonyBells
10 months ago

An extensive list in one place. Thank you so much.