Get excited, wizards and muggles!
‘Harry Potter: Magic Awakened’ will be an RPG card game for mobile devices that will be set at Hogwarts, a few years after the Second Wizarding World War.
According to a synopsis for the game, “Players can learn new spells, get to know more outstanding companions, and use their magic knowledge to design unique strategies and spell combinations.”
The game’s official website, which is in Chinese, explains the story of ‘Harry Potter: Magic Awakened.’ The story begins a few years after the Second Wizarding World War, when the player receives a letter of acceptance from Hogwarts. Basically, the player will play as a first-year student at Hogwarts, and learn all the spells, characters and magical animals that fans know and love.
An official press release by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Netease also revealed the news. Netease is China’s leading Internet technology company, and as reveled in the press release, pre-registration for the game is only available for iOS and Android devices in China.
There is no release date as of yet, and it is unknown what other countries will be able to pre-register or whether the game is coming to western markets.