The Harry Potter game

Hogwarts Legacy

will be postponed by a year to 2022. Portkey Games announced this on Twitter on Wednesday evening.

The game was originally scheduled to release in 2021 but "will take time to become the best possible experience," the company said.

Hogwarts Legacy

is an open world game with role-playing elements that takes place in the world of

Harry Potter


Hogwarts Legacy

was announced last year at a showcase of games for the PlayStation 5. The game will be playable on PC, PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One and Series X. It is being developed by Avalanche Software in collaboration with Portkey Games.