Hogwarts Legacy throws you into the Wizarding World as no game has ever done before. With that being said, the game has two different versions, each released at a different time, and its release window will also vary by which platform you are playing on. The guide below goes over when the game will be released on Xbox consoles, including when it will be released for players who didn’t elect to pre-order the game.
When Does Hogwarts Legacy Release on Xbox?
Hogwarts Legacy will be released on 2/7/2023 for those who bought the deluxe edition of the game. If you have the standard version, then you will need to wait until 2/10/2023. It should be noted that the Xbox One version of the game is not coming out this week, and its release date is set for 4/4/2023.
What Time Will Hogwarts Legacy’s Deluxe Edition Release Xbox Series X & Xbox Series S?
The Deluxe Edition of this game will release and midnight in your timezone unless you are located on the west coast. Here are the release times for the Deluxe version of the game
- Est: 2/7/2023 - 12:00 am
- CST: 2/7/2023 - 12:00 am
- MST: 2/7/2023 - 12:00 am
- PST: 2/7/2023 - 9:00 pm
- BRT: 2/7/2023 - 12:00 am
- GMT: 2/7/2023 - 12:00 am
- CET: 2/7/2023 - 12:00 am
- IST: 2/7/2023 - 12:00 am
- JST: 2/7/2023 - 12:00 am
- AEDT: 2/7/2023 - 12:00 am
- NZDT: 2/7/2023 - 12:00 am
If you bought a physical copy of the game from retailers like GameStop, it has been announced that some stores will hold midnight releases for the Deluxe Edition of the game. Call your store to verify.
Can I Buy The Hogwarts Legacy Deluxe Edition and Play Early After the Release
Yes, if you decide that you want to play and the Standard Edition has not been released, then buying the deluxe edition will allow you to play right away once it has been released. You don’t after to pre-order this edition to play early, but you will miss out on any pre-order bonuses that are being offered if you buy it after it has launched on February 7th.
What Time Will Hogwarts Legacy’s Standard Edition Release on Xbox Series X & Xbox Series S?
The standard edition of Hogwarts Legacy will be released three days after the deluxe. Like the deluxe edition, the standard will release at midnight local time for all timezones, excluding PST.
- Est: 2/10/2023 - 12:00 am
- CST: 2/10/2023 - 12:00 am
- MST: 2/10/2023 - 12:00 am
- PST: 2/10/2023 - 9:00 pm
- BRT: 2/10/2023 - 12:00 am
- GMT: 2/10/2023 - 12:00 am
- CET: 2/10/2023 - 12:00 am
- IST: 2/10/2023 - 12:00 am
- JST: 2/10/2023 - 12:00 am
- AEDT: 2/10/2023 - 12:00 am
- NZDT: 2/10/2023 - 12:00 am
Once again, GameStop will be doing midnight launches at select stores for the physical edition of this game. Call ahead to verify your store’s release time. In addition, after the game goes live, it can be bought and played by any player, but you won’t get the pre-order bonuses.