Mobile games studio Jam City has released its Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery role-playing game (RPG) for Android and iOS in partnership with Warner Bros. The game has been launched under Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s Portkey Games, which is a label dedicated to creating new first-person Wizarding World mobile and video games, inspired by J.K. Rowling’s original stories.
In the Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery game, players start by enrolling to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and selecting one of the school’s four houses. The players get to explore Hogwarts Castle, Cursed Vaults, and other mysteries, learn magic tricks from Professors such as Dumbledore and Snape.
The game features everything that you expect from a Harry Potter movie or a book, such as magic spells, potions, new characters, and more. Players can also create their own avatars. Once chosen in a house, you can bond with your housemates to win the House Cup. While several characters from the original series are present in the game, you cannot take on the role of any of the lead characters.
Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery game is free to download and play, however, you can also purchase some in-game items. Alternatively, you can disable in-app purchases in your smartphone’s settings.
Notably, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery game is available to download for Android via Google Play and for iOS via the App Store. The game is compatible with devices running Android 4.4 and higher, and has a file size of 89MB. For iPhone and iPad, the download size is 161.6MB and it requires iOS 10 or later.