Warner Bros. confirms day one patch for Hogwarts Legacy

Avalanche Software will try to work its magic with a launch day patch for Hogwarts Legacy to help improve its performance on all platforms.

As you imagine which house the Sorting Hat will place you in, you'll want to think about a few things first as the open-world Harry Potter game, Hogwarts Legacy, launches on the PS5, Xbox Series S/X, and the PC. For one, you'll want to make sure you've got enough storage space.

Warner Bros. Confirms Day One Patch For Hogwarts Legacy
Performance issues might be what turns off most gamers from getting Hogwarts Legacy at launch.

Also, make sure that you're playing on the aforementioned platforms, because the game's release date could confuse you. Finally, if you're on the PC, you might want to hold out on Hogwarts Legacy before actually buying yourself a copy, assuming you haven't bought one yet.

Hogwarts Legacy isn't available to play on PS5, Xbox Series S/X, and the PC, until February 10. However, those who pre-ordered the more expensive variants of Hogwarts Legacy have been able to access it since Tuesday, February 7. Because of this, several PC gamers have expressed their disappointment at the game's performance on desktops.

One user in particular went as far as to post a video to detail the issues he's encountered with Hogwarts Legacy on his PC. It's not in English, but you don't need to know German to understand his frustrations.

If it's any consolation, Warner Bros. Games has promised a day-one patch for Hogwarts Legacy.

Here's the details for the Hogwarts Legacy Day One Patch:

  • Fixed game-crashing issues
  • Addressed stuttering and lag issues
  • Added gameplay adjustments and optimizations
  • Added general stability fixes
  • Added performance improvements
  • Other minor fixes
Warner Bros. Confirms Day One Patch For Hogwarts Legacy
You can't help but wonder if these performance issues are the result of releasing Hogwarts Legacy on older platforms.

According to sources, the Day One patch for Hogwarts Legacy is around 2GB. To be safe, you'll want to keep around 100GB on your preferred gaming platform available for Hogwarts Legacy. This way, you'll have enough space for Hogwarts Legacy as well as future content drops and updates.

Speaking of Hogwarts Legacy, you might want to check out what the critics are saying about the game.

Ray Ampoloquio
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