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Latest News & Updates

PC & Xbox Patch Update On February 15

An exclusive update for the PC & Xbox version of Howarts Legacy will be released on February 15, 2023. The contents of the patch are mainly bug fixes.


・Fixed issues with achievement data being properly pushed to Wizarding World portal after linking.


Owl Mail
・Fixed an issue with mail not properly triggering sequential mission
World Events
・Fixed rare crash around certain locations where in-game World Events spawning
・Fixed a rare crash when respawning NPCs in the world
Fixed crash with some NPC schedules
・Fixed issues with flickering occurring with a transparent head while hair is still present


UI Updates
・Updated localization text for additional content items
・Added Build version to first time EULA
・Fixed rare occurrence of mission descriptions not being displayed correctly


Cutscene Improvements
・Corrected VFX presentation of robe transformation
・Fixed a stability issue when skipping cutscenes
・Fixed a crash when playing cutscenes and cinematics

Save Game

Fixes Related To Saved Data
・Fixed error of rewriting last autosave slot
・Fixed an issue when restarting from last save around not being able to talk to a vendor after initial conversation

Performance And Stability

Improvements On Overall Game Experiences
・Improved performance on Fidelity mode
・Fixed rare crash around hovering over the map
・Fixed issue with wind causing distortion and stretching of world assets
・Fixed a rare occurrence with material swapping
・Fixed a rare crash with map assets state
・Fixed Rare crash occurring with in-game world events
・Fixed a memory leak with global lighting system


Performance And Stability
・Improved crash collection to help chase rare crashes

PC Steam/PC Epic Games

・Fixed audio issues missing or not properly playing
・Switch Pro controller support updates
・Enable frame generation while DLSS is disabled
・Anti-Aliasing and Screen resolution settings disabled when using DLSS and not Super Resolution
・Fixed issue with RTAO looking worse than SSAO
・Adjusted default setting to Medium Quality
Performance And Stability
・Shader type compilation optimization
・Shader compilation performance updates and functionality enhancement
・Fixed a crash affecting Text2Speech usability
・Resolved issues with world assets abruptly being stretched which resolves the reported issues
・Resolved an issue with Nvidia GPUs having lower frame rate compared to AMD
DirectX Version 12
・Please note DirectX Version 12 is required to run Hogwarts Legacy on PC. We do not suggest attempting workarounds to run the game with DirectX Version 11 as this can cause stability issues with launching the game and the player experience

PS5 Updates Will Be Updated Later This Week

The patch update for the PS5 version of the game will be delayed due to a glitch that was found. Details have not been announced yet, but it is expected that it might be the same as the one described above.

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