We know already that the new Harry Potter game, Hogwarts Legacy, will have spells, broom flight, all the different Hogwarts houses, and even the Room of Requirement. What we didn’t know however was that Hogwarts Legacy would have our stress levels in mind – if Hogwarts Legacy potions class, the upcoming NEWTs, or waiting on the Hogwarts Legacy release date have got you freaked out, you can now decompress thanks to some official Harry Potter-themed ASMR.
“A gentle chill settles over Hogwarts and its neighbouring hamlets,” says the ASMR video’s official description. “Enjoy the sounds and scenes of a late winter afternoon in the wizarding world.” For just over 20 minutes, we’re treated to scenic shots of the wizarding school as it appears in Hogwarts Legacy, alongside vistas of the surrounding Scottish highlands and the village of Hogsmeade. Subtle breezes, flickering candles, the falling snow – it certainly makes the RPG game, and the entire Hogwarts Legacy map, look cosy.
Personally, this reminds me a little of Skyrim, when I’ve finished a few quests, maybe slayed a dragon or two, and decide it’s time for my character and me to unwind with a nice walk around Solitude. Take a look at our Hogwarts Legacy Room of Requirement guide if you want more tips on how to chill out once launch day arrives.
Alternatively, take a look at all the Hogwarts Legacy spells, or maybe the Hogwarts Legacy system requirements to inject some magic into your PC. You might also want to know how to get Hogwarts Legacy early access, if the release date feels too far away.
The creator of the Harry Potter series, JK Rowling, has made a number of transphobic remarks on social media in recent years. Warner Bros. has the licence to make games based on Harry Potter. While the details of that deal aren’t publicly known, and WB Games says “J.K. Rowling is not directly involved in the creation of the game”, it is likely that, as the creator and owner of the Harry Potter IP, she will earn royalties from its sales. If you’d like to learn more about transgender equality or lend your support, here are two important charities we encourage you to check out: the National Center for Transgender Equality in the US, and Mermaids in the UK.