Hogwarts Legacy is out in a few days and if you’re looking to pre-load your game, you can do so real soon depending on what platform you play on. If you’re jumping into the early access phase through the Deluxe Edition, you’ll also want to know when that launch takes place. Lastly, we also have the file size for Hogwarts Legacy across all platforms.
Hogwarts Legacy Pre-Load, Launch Times and File Sizes
Hogwarts Legacy launches on 7 February for Deluxe Edition owners. Players on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S can jump into the game starting at different times in each region. In South Africa, for example, this time is 00:00 on 7 February. In the United States, you’ll be able to play Hogwarts Legacy at 9:00 pm on 6 February. As for PC players, you’ll be able to start downloading and playing Hogwarts Legacy at 10 am PST, 20:00 SAT on 7 February.
Keep in mind that physical edition owners will receive their orders on 7 February. This means if you ordered the Deluxe Edition at retail, you’ll be able to collect it on the day or it will be delivered to you.
If you’re jumping into Hogwarts Legacy on 10 February, the same launch schedule applies to you. South Africans can play the game starting at 00:00 on 10 February. United States players can load it up starting at 09:00 pm PST on 9 February. As for PC players, you’ll be able to start downloading and playing Hogwarts Legacy on February 7 at 10:00 am PST, and 20:00 SAT. You can then play the game starting at 10 am PST and 20:00 SAT on 10 February. The 10 February launch times can be seen below.
Pre-load is also important for the game. PS5 owners can pre-load the game starting on 5 February. Xbox Series X/S owners can pre-load the game starting right now. As for PC owners, there won’t be a pre-load phase for Hogwarts Legacy. Instead, you’ll be able to start downloading the game when it launches at the above times. Either on 7 February or 10 February.
As for the Hogwarts Legacy file size, you’ll need some good storage space for the game. The PS5 version comes in at 79.5GB. The Xbox Series X/S version is slightly smaller at 76.6GB. The PC version is likely the same size but there’s no way to tell yet.
Hogwarts Legacy is out on 7 and 10 February. Be sure to check out our guide on how to redeem your Hogwarts House, Wand and Potronus here ahead of the launch next week.