Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, is now available for both Android and iOS users, the new game will allow players to build their character and experience the magic and thrill of being a student at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Players will choose the House they prefer, take classes with iconic teachers such as Professor McGonagall and Professor Snape, and develop extensive and lasting friendships.
The mobile game will not only allow players to discover the mysteries of Hogwarts but also examine the reason why the player’s older brother got dismissed from the school. The game takes place in the 1980s, which is 7 years before the return of Harry Potter and friends at Hogwarts. However, even though players won’t come face to face with Harry, Hermione, or Ron, they will still be able to see well-known faces such as Ron Weasley’s older siblings, Professor Dumbledore, Hagrid and many others.
“Being involved in the making of the Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery mobile game will give great pleasure to my grandchildren,” said Dame Maggie Smith in a press release.
The gameplay of Hogwarts Mystery is rather straightforward, which is required for a casual free-to-play mobile game. It mainly serves to please fans of the franchise and give them a genuine Hogwarts experience. Furthermore, players will be able to make the game’s story as choices in-game would have an influence on parts of the story.
Lastly, players will also encounter a few original characters exclusive in the game such as Penny, a Hufflepuff potions expert, Tulip, the fun Ravenclaw prankster, Merula, the mysterious Slytherin with a dark past. Besides exploring Hogwarts itself, players will be able to explore familiar locations such as Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade.