Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery may face some friendly competition when the game comes out next year. It's billed as the first game in which players can create their own characters - and experience life as a Hogwarts student. Interactive Entertainment, which will release the game under its new Wizarding World-centric label, Portkey Games.
Mobile game developer Jam City is behind the title, which is being planned for a spring 2018 release.
Now, Warner Bros. and game developer Jam City have announced a second Harry Potter mobile game, due out in 2018. We don't know for sure what features the game will include, but maybe after hearing the sorting hat sing his little ditty in your ear you'll be off exploring the castle with the Harry, Ron and Hermione-with the Marauders map in hand?
A new mobile game based on author J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World of Harry Potter has been announced that will allow players to create their own character. Wizards Unite will also be a free-to-play game, so fans of the Potter franchise can try out both titles and see which one they prefer.
Most of us are still waiting for a letter from Hogwarts - but the latest edition to the "Potter" extended universe may solve that problem.
"Along the way players will participate in all of the magical classes and activities they have come to love", reads a press release, "like Defence Against the Dark Arts, Potions, Duelling Club, and more".
Jam City assures Harry Potter fans that the game has been created by people that love the books and movies, and so it will remain true to the wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling.
The game will launch under Warner Bros. "Theoretically, this game could be going on for many years", DeWolfe explains.
"Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery" is available starting next year via the App Store, Google Play, and the Amazon Appstore.
"Hogwarts Mystery is a mobile gaming experience inspired by J.K. Rowling's spell-binding lore, and it will be an exciting way for fans to experience the Wizarding World", said Davis Haddad, president of Warner Bros.