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Hogwarts Legacy: A Magical Year in the Wizarding World

Step into the enchanting world of Hogwarts Legacy, where witches and wizards embark on a thrilling adventure set a century before Harry Potter's iconi...

Levi Winslow Feb 09, 2024
Hogwarts Legacy: A Magical Year in the Wizarding World


Step into the enchanting world of Hogwarts Legacy, where witches and wizards embark on a thrilling adventure set a century before Harry Potter's iconic tale. With its open-world action RPG gameplay, players have experienced the joys of being a student at the magical school, complete with sorting into one of the four prestigious houses. As we celebrate the game's first anniversary, let's dive into some fascinating statistics and explore the unexpected results that have unfolded in this fantastical realm.

1: Sorting Secrets Revealed

Since its official release on February 10, 2023, Hogwarts Legacy has captivated players worldwide. In honor of the anniversary, the Hogwarts Legacy account on X (formerly known as Twitter) shared intriguing statistics on the house preferences of players. While the popularity of Gryffindor at 29% comes as no surprise, it turns out that Slytherin has claimed the top spot with a surprising 30%. Ravenclaw, with its 17% representation, raises eyebrows as the underdog of the sorting ceremony.

2: The Slytherin Surprise

Dark wizards in the Harry Potter universe have often hailed from Slytherin, Hogwarts' notorious house of ambition and cunning. However, it's crucial to note that being sorted into Slytherin does not automatically label a student as destined for darkness. Many famous witches and wizards have emerged from other houses, except for Hufflepuff, which boasts no known dark wizard alumni. Slytherin students possess a range of traits, including ambition, leadership ability, resourcefulness, and cunning—attributes that can be appealing to players seeking a unique experience, not to mention the allure of that breathtaking underwater common room!

3: Roleplaying and House Selection

To determine their house affiliation, players face a series of questions posed by the legendary Hogwarts sorting hat. With four possible answers for each question, players' choices align them with the house whose values best reflect their thoughts. Naturally, players often approach the game from different perspectives, indulging in various roleplaying opportunities. These choices may not necessarily reflect their personal beliefs but add depth to their immersive experience in the magical world.

4: Defeating Darkness, Embracing Adventure

In addition to the sorting statistics, Hogwarts Legacy revealed another impressive figure: players have collectively vanquished a staggering 5.25 billion Dark Wizards over the past year. This extraordinary feat showcases the player community's commitment to safeguarding the wizarding world. It's a testament to their dedication to the game's storyline, where they embark on thrilling quests, hone their magical abilities, and stand against the forces of darkness.

5: Supporting Trans Rights and Transphobia Resources

Before we conclude, it's essential to address a pertinent issue. Although not directly involved in the game's development, J.K. Rowling, the creator of Harry Potter, has faced accusations of transphobia. While Rowling stands to earn royalties from Hogwarts Legacy, it's crucial to reiterate our unwavering support for trans rights and the validity of trans identities. We provide the following support services for those in the trans community impacted by discussions of transphobia:

  • Trans Lifeline: (877) 565-8860
  • The Trevor Project: 1-866-488-7386
  • Trans Lifeline: (877) 330-6366
  • Youth Line: 1-800-268-9688
  • Switchboard: 01273 204050
  • Mermaids: 0808 801 0400

As we reflect on a year filled with magic, Hogwarts Legacy continues to captivate players with its immersive world and captivating gameplay. The surprising house sorting statistics demonstrate the diverse paths players have chosen, each exploring their unique Hogwarts journey. Together, we celebrate the triumphs over darkness and reaffirm our commitment to supporting trans rights. So, grab your wand and join the adventure—Hogwarts Legacy awaits!