Who: Jam City, a Los Angeles based mobile entertainment company, in partnership with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s Portkey Games, a label dedicated to creating new Wizarding Worldmobile and videogame experiences that place the player at the center of their own adventure, inspired by J.K. Rowling’s original stories.
What: The hit mobile game, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, is now available in Hong Kong and Taiwan via Google Play and the App Store, fully localized in Traditional Chinese. Starting today, players in Hong Kong and Taiwan will have the opportunity to create their own characters and experience life as a Hogwarts student.
All content available in the U.S. and other global markets is accessible to Android and iOS players in Hong Kong and Taiwan, including adventures through Year 4 at Hogwarts and recently released features, such as player pets.
Where: Los Angeles, California
Quote: “Harry Potter is a globally treasured franchise with storylines and characters that resonate with fans around the world,” said Chris DeWolfe, co-founder and CEO of Jam City.“We are so excited to bring the magic of Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery to players in Hong Kong and Taiwan so they can experience the adventure of the Wizarding World as the story continues to unfold.”
Background: Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery is the first mobile game where players can create their own character and experience life as a Hogwarts student. In the narrative adventure with RPG elements, players can create a personalized student avatar, attend classes, learn magical skills, and form friendships or rivalries with other students. In the game, players make pivotal decisions that influence their character’s story arc at Hogwarts. The game features a new encounter system where player decisions and actions impact their quests, allowing Harry Potter fans to create their own legacy as a witch or wizard.
To view or embed the new Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery launch trailer for the Hong Kong and Taiwan launch.
Check out the trailer for this game below:
Date published: 12/07/18
Written by: Joseph Opoku
Source: (1) From: One PR Studio, Frim [Gamespress, Press Release]