According to a new report from Bloomberg, Hogwarts Legacy – the upcoming open-world Harry Potter RPG – will include a transgender-inclusive character creator.
Sources reportedly told Bloomberg that the game will allow players to customize their character’s body type, voice and gender placement for school dormitories. Players will be able to choose either a masculine or feminine voice, regardless of their character’s body type, and will get to choose whether they want to be a ‘witch’ or a ‘wizard’. The choices made by the player will decide which dormitory their character will be placed in, and will affect how they interact with other characters.
Bloomberg states that some members of the Hogwarts Legacy development team pushed for more inclusive features following controversial comments made by J.K. Rowling, the creator of the series.
Hogwarts Legacy is an open-world adventure game set in the Harry Potter universe. Players will attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as they create their own path. The game was initially scheduled for release in 2021, but was pushed back to 2022 to give the development team more time to perfect the game.
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