A recent job posting from Warner Bros Games tells us that Hogwarts Legacy: Hogwarts Legacy, the infamous open world RPG set in the Harry Potter universe, will not take advantage of the latest version of the Unreal Engine. .

Hogwarts Legacy: Hogwarts Legacy is shaping up to be one of the most ambitious video games in JK Rowling’s universe. Content level, the game is indeed full of promises: open world, new adventure, dark magi, fantastic animals, etc. However, when it comes to graphics the game might not look as good as some had hoped. In fact, a recent job posting informs us that Avalanche Software’s next game will run on Unreal Engine 4 and not on the latest version of the game engine: Unreal Engine 5. A decision which will not fail to surprise or disappoint some fans, but which can still be justified.

Avalanche is looking for someone with experience on Unreal Engine 4
Avalanche is looking for someone with experience on Unreal Engine 4 – Credit (s): Avalanche Studios

First, let’s remember that Hogwarts Legacy: Hogwarts Legacy will be released in 2022 on PC, Playstation 5, Playstation 4, Xbox One and Xbox Series X. Gold the all new Unreal Engine 5, with its breathtaking graphics, is mainly reserved for exclusively next-gen titles. Additionally, the game has been in development for a long time and was due out this year before it was released. postponed to 2022. At an advanced stage of development, it would have been surprising if the developers switched to the all-new Unreal Engine 5, at the risk of the title falling even further behind. It only remains to wait that Warner Bros Games reveals images of the game to us in order to truly appreciate its value!


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