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Hogwarts Legacy Releases

New Update for June 2023

By Anything FlogsPublished 4 months ago 5 min read
Hogwarts Legacy Releases
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Though a majority of Hogwarts Legacy players have likely finished their first playthrough by now, the developers have just released a significant patch that aims to fix some of the key issues still plaguing the game. Hogwarts Legacy has been a juggernaut in sales despite launching in a stacked year, as Avalanche's open-world Harry Potter title established itself as a worthy contender for Game of the Year, offering an immersive experience in the Wizarding World, as well as electrifying combat.

However, the game launched with a fair amount of performance issues, and though Avalanche Software was quick to iron out the major issues, the delay of Hogwarts Legacy's Switch port speaks to the inherent difficulty in optimizing such an ambitious title. It is commendable that Avalanche has put aside any work on DLCs for the game in favor of making sure Hogwarts Legacy has a smooth launch on all platforms, and the June patch should help conclude the studio's efforts for the PS4 and Xbox One consoles.

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Announced on Twitter by the official account for Hogwarts Legacy, the patch immediately went live, and players can download it for their chosen platform at their earliest convenience. The patch notes that detail the changes made in the new build were appended to the tweet, and they mostly concern stability improvements and gameplay fixes that have persisted from earlier updates. For example, an important continuity fix that the June update tackles is the NPCs and player character accidentally resorting to generic wands in certain cutscenes.

Another important fix concerns the quest tracking in Hogwarts Legacy, as well as no longer allowing players to reload a save in front of a collection chest to double their reward. As useful as the glitch may have been, fans will now have to earn collectibles in Hogwarts Legacy the old-fashioned way. Given how vast the playable area is in Avalanche's Wizarding World title, as well as how helpful the world map is when it comes to pointing in the right direction, it shouldn't be a problem for players who want to complete their Field Guide in Hogwarts Legacy.

Though Avalanche had released a cosmetic DLC for Hogwarts Legacy in May, once the Switch version launches in November, the community is hoping that the developers will eventually tackle a proper content update that either expands on the game's companion system, takes players to a new location (such as Wizarding World's London), or acquiesces to the ever-popular request of implementing Quidditch. Whether Avalanche offers new content for Hogwarts Legacy in the future or fully commits to a sequel, its team certainly has the potential to develop the definitive franchise of Harry Potter games.

June 2nd, 2023 Patch - PS4 and XB1

Posted on 06/02/23

Build Version - 1145908

Developer Note - This patch addresses overall gameplay experience and stability improvements.

Bug Fixes:




Resolved the player can permanently lock themselves out of the conversation with Natsai after using a manual saving during a mission HL-12659

Resolved avatar being able to unlock the talent menu during a mission after reloading a manual

Resolved Percival Rackham's Trial not being able to be completed causing a progression blocker HL-12745

Optimization triggering multiple auto-save requests


Resolved visual issues of door of the vault looking open from a far distance

Resolved the avatar falling from the balcony when using prompt to open the door away from it


Resolved issue with the avatar and companion NPC's in cinematics having their wands swapped for a generic one HL-11594

Resolved Fig flickering away at the end of the first cinematic

Resolved characters using generic NPC wands instead of their unique wands HL-11594


Resolved student NPCs standing in air in the courtyard after completing the tour with Everett Clopton


Resolved the avatar's robe moving unnaturally while drinking the potion if they are created immediately after making a manual save on another character's slot


Resolved Professor Hecat's apparate VFX is missing during a scripted event


Resolved "Allow "Known" Collection items to count correctly towards proper achievements

Resolved Gregory and Goblet of fire field guide pages not showing complete after latest patch HL-12917


Updated localization overlapping issues related to location names

Resolved quest tracking icon remaining on map and minimap after the quest is completed

Resolved untracking missions in-game do not update their icons and/or disappear

Resolved opening the map has a chance in softlocking the game

Resolved intro outfit and robe being available in your gear appearances by default HL-4880

Resolved the user getting stuck on the 'Field Guide' screen if they spam the [MENU] button while transitioning to the 'Map' screen

Save Game

Resolved save issue with Deathly Hallows

Resolved restarting a manual save places Sir Nicholas at the mission's starting point.

Resolved reloading an autosave after gathering any collection chest allows the avatar to obtain the same chest rewards again


Resolved world unloading when the avatar stands at the top of the staircase near the Beast Hut

Resolved the PS4 memory allocator being more robust and thread crashes after soaking

Resolved memory optimization

Resolved landscape streaming issues during Hogwarts

Resolved localization crash when dictionaries are reloaded from a save game

Resolved avatar falling out of world due to missing rocks at Coastal Cavern

Resolved crash with light probes

Resolved crash when opening ornate chests in the game

Resolved crash during level and mission transitions/loading

Resolved a crash when opening and closing pause menu during missions

Resolved crash related to foliage

Resolved crash fast traveling from Central Hall to Forbidden Forest floo flame

Resolved a crash when fast traveling to Hogsmeade using Floo Flames


Update to game credits

Resolved extra collision issue on spiral stair case pillar leading to the map chamber

Resolved visible banding with weather decals

Resolved several metal assets looking completely black in the last room of the Percival Dungeon"

*Patch deployment times may vary per platform

Hogwarts Legacy is out now for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S, with a Nintendo Switch port dropping on November 14.

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