Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Hogwarts Legacy has earned over $1 billion in sales

Hogwarts Legacy, the open-world, action RPG set in the Harry Potter universe has cast a spell on gamers around the world; according to the latest Warner Bros. Discovery earnings report, Hogwarts Legacy has earned over $1 billion in sales as well as sold over 15 million units worldwide to date.

“Hogwarts Legacy has amassed more than $1 billion in retail sales and over 15 million units sold worldwide to date, and today the team is launching the game on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One platforms,” said Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav during the company’s most recent earnings report, which covers the time period from the game’s February launch to March 31st.

The company has called Hogwarts Legacy the “largest release of all time for Warner Bros.” and the best-selling game year-to-date,” with the $1 billion in retail sales accounting for 9.3% of the company’s earnings.

“This is our fifth $1 billion-plus gaming franchise alongside Mortal Kombat, Game of Thrones, our Lego games and DC, and there’s lots more games coming, including Hogwarts Legacy on Switch later this year,” Zaslav added.

Hogwarts Legacy/Avalanche Software, Warner Bros.

Hogwarts Legacy seemed primed for success shortly after its February 10th release for the Xbox Series X|S, PS5 and PC platforms, as it sold over 12 million copies in the first two weeks alone and accrued $850 million in that time span as well.

In addition to releasing Hogwarts Legacy for the Xbox One and PS4, Warner Bros. Discovery is looking forward to releasing the game for the Nintendo Switch as well, with the latter being particularly exciting in terms of the high hopes for the Harry Potter-based game in the Japanese market.

RELATED:  Pokemon: The symbioses of Galarian Slowbro and Slowking

“We see that as probably a much bigger install base and a fan base that, as relates to the franchise of Harry Potter, which obviously appeals to a very big audience globally, and in markets like Japan where Nintendo has a big footprint and Harry Potter skews very strongly in terms of popularity, we see a much bigger upside probably from that release, certainly than the Gen 8 [release],” said JB Perrette, CEO of global streaming and games.

What do you think of the fact that Hogwarts Legacy has earned over $1 billion in sales and sold over 15 million units globally? Let us know in the comments.

Written By

Ninja Gaiden was my rite of passage at an early age. After finally beating that game (and narrowly dodging carpal tunnel) I decided to write about my gaming exploits. These days I enjoy roguelikes and anything Pokemon but I'll always dust off Super Mario RPG, Donkey Kong Country and StarFox 64 from time to time to bask in their glory.

Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

Trending Games


Arrowhead Game Studios’ Helldivers 2 has been the surprise hit of 2024, with the co-op, live-service shooter not only selling a staggering 12 million...


Despite rumors and reports to the contrary, the next Call of Duty game (tentatively titled Call of Duty Black Ops 6) will launch on...


Ubisoft announced they’ll be excluding SBMM (skill-based matchmaking) from casual playlists in their upcoming first-person arena-shooter XDefiant. For those unfamiliar with competitive PvP (player...

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Want the latest gaming news, guides, musings and cosplay delivered straight to your mailbox? Sign up for the Retbit newsletter and let us keep you connected.

More from Retbit


Hogwarts Legacy, a Harry Potter-based action role-playing game developed by Avalanche Software, has been off to a spellbindingly strong start, with players having already...