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Romance Feature Coming to Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery Permanently

In honor of Valentine’s Day, romance is coming to the mobile game Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery! Players will soon be able to go on dates and “experience romance” in the game. Players were able to go on dates during past events and loved it so much that Jam City have decided to make it a permanent feature, starting February 16th!

Hogwarts Mystery Players who have gotten to Year 5, Chapter 9 will also be able to participate in a Valentine’s Day side quest. Read the full press release to learn more about the new features and Valentine’s events!

Love is in the air…and it’s here to stay. Jam City, a leading mobile entertainment studio, along with Portkey Games, a label from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, today announced the highly anticipated feature update to the No. 1 most downloaded mobile game at launch, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery. Beginning February 16, players will now be able to go on dates whenever they please, and experience romance permanently in the game.

First introduced in 2019 during a special in-game Celestial Ball event, the element of romance has since appeared on four different occasions and was consistently met with resounding enthusiasm as players have opted to go on a total of 2.9 million dates with an original character of their choice. The romance feature is the number one most requested update by fans.

 “Our players are so deeply invested and immersed in their actions within the game that we’re not at all surprised just how well this social feature has performed,” says Sarah Wolf, Game Director at Jam City. “We’re constantly interacting with our player base and receive countless emails and messages from them asking to make dating a permanent feature, so we just had to deliver!”

As part of this update, the romance feature will now include “relationship levels” driven by points earned through gameplay. Once enough points have been accrued, players will advance through various “relationship milestones” that trigger subsequent side quests and activities. New and exciting date locations will unlock based on relationship levels. And as so in real life, players also have the ability to go “exclusive” with their love interest, or “break up” if they aren’t feeling the sparks. 

In addition to the dating feature rollout, beginning today, players who have progressed to Year 5, Chapter 9 can experience a Valentine’s Day-themed time-limited side quest event sure to tug at the heartstrings. Students of Hogwarts are thrilled when Professor Dumbledore announces a big Valentine’s Day dance. However, under the organization of Madam Pince, the dance is at risk of being the most boring event of the year with no food or decorations! It is up to the players to make this dance a memorable night for everyone, and to perhaps plant a seed of love between Madam Pince and Mr. Filch.

Harry Potter Wizards Unite Announces February Adversaries

The mobile game Harry Potter Wizards Unite has some new activities planned for February!

From February 5, 11 a.m (PST) to February 8, 11 a.m (PST), witches and wizards can now prepare to take on their first set of new adversaries, Gilderoy Lockhart and Slytherin’s Basilisk! Players level 15 and above can engage with these new characters by keeping an eye out for the following:

– Increased sightings of Gilderoy Lockhart and Slytherin’s Basilisk Adversaries

– Increased spawns of Wit-Sharpening Potion ingredients, such as Armadillo Bile, Ginger Root, Ground Scarab Beetles and Newt Spleen

– Master Notes will reduce all variants of Exstimulo and Wit-Sharpening Potions brew time by 50%

Players must note that to participate safely, this event has been adjusted to facilitate playing from any location. Please remember to adhere to local rules and regulations, and be respectful of others and your surroundings.

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Time is running out to subscribe and order your January Wizarding World Crate from Loot Crate! The theme for January is Department of Magical Transportation! Every other month, you can unbox an enchanting assortment of 4-6 officially licensed Harry Potter & Fantastic Beasts collectibles, apparel and more!

Inspired by the transportation branch of the Ministry of Magic, January’s crate features an exclusive Hagrid Motorcycle Umbrella, an exclusive Nimbus House Scarf, an exclusive Knight Bus Lunch Tin, an exclusive “Muggleworthy” Luggage Tag and more.

Wizarding World Loot Crate pricing starts at $39.99 plus shipping and handling.  Orders for the Wizarding World Department of Magical Transportation crate must be placed by January 3 at 9:00 pm PST.

This would also make a great holiday gift if you need a last-minute idea! Plus it extends the gifting experience as the box will ship in January! Speaking of holidays, use code GEEKMAS25 for 25% off your crate!

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery Christmas Countdown Begins Tomorrow

Starting tomorrow and running through Christmas Day, mobile game Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery is having a Christmas countdown event!

Beginning December 18, the Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery Christmas Countdown kicks off for an eight-day extravaganza. This cheerful campaign will treat fans to social media giveaways and in-game prizes such as notebooks, Christmas sweaters and decor, as well as coins and energy. Players will also be able to enjoy Quidditch, House Pride and Duelling events. 

In a new time-limited sidequest, players who have progressed to Year 3 Chapter 4 find that their hopes to relax at Hogwarts during the holiday break don’t go according to plan after Charlie Weasley is injured and enlists your help to repay a debt. Along with discovering Professor Snape’s plans for the break, Hagrid and Charlie help create a unique Boxing Day surprise.

Exclusive Live Quiz for Harry Potter Fan Club Gold Members

With Christmas and the Holidays in full swing, Harry Potter Fan Club Gold Members can look forward to an extra special perk to get them into the festive spirit. TV and radio personality Matt Edmondson, a keen Harry Potter fan and proud Slytherin, will be hosting the first ever live digital Harry Potter Quiz exclusively for Gold Members on Wednesday 23rd December!

Players must be 18 years or older and live in the US or UK! Gold Members will be sent a link for the Quiz which takes place at 6pm GMT and repeated again at 5pm PT.

If you’re not a Harry Potter Fan Club Gold member yet check out all the perks you get for $74.99 (£59.99) a year: an interactive and personalised Keys & Curios journal, collectible enamel pin badges, access to all 7 Harry Potter e-books, exclusive content and quizzes, early access to ticketed events and experiences, as well as up 20% savings on new and exclusive merchandise.  

Wizarding World Launches “Deck The Great Hall” Virtual Experience

Wizarding World has launched a new interactive experience today – Deck The Great Hall to help everyone around the world into the festive spirit. Though we can’t actually spend Christmas at Hogwarts this is the next best thing! Head to the Great Hall to send Christmas messages by floating candle and decorate the Hogwarts Christmas tree in your House colors.

The festive season has finally arrived – which means it is time to embrace the joy of Christmas in the Wizarding World. To celebrate, Wizarding World is introducing Deck The Great Hall – an interactive digital experience providing fans with a fun new way to connect with one another.

Deck The Great Hall is an interactive digital experience inviting fans from all over the world to sprinkle some joy and decorate the iconic hall at Hogwarts, but this is decorating with a difference… the magic comes to life through special messages.

Fans will be able to send their greetings to friends, family, and the wider community via magical floating candles. Each candle features its own message and once sent; it will soar up to the Great Hall’s ceiling to cast a warm glow across the room. The light from the candles will intensify as more messages are sent.

Every candle is numbered, so participants can seek out specific messages or simply browse through other fans’ well-wishes. In addition to lighting candles, fans can celebrate their house-pride by selecting coloured baubles to adorn twinkling house-themed Christmas trees.

Recording artist, life-long Harry Potter fan and proud Gryffindor, Liam Payne, opened the experience today by sending the very first message. He commented: “I’ve always loved Harry Potter and we always make sure we find time to watch each of the films every Christmas. Every time I see those floating candles filling the Great Hall, it makes me wish I could do that in my house so I was really excited to hear that I could send one virtually. 

I think one of the most important parts of Christmas is sending love to the people you care most about and Deck The Great Hall is such an ace way to do this. I hope lots of fans join in and I can’t wait to read everyone’s messages!”

Eager to inspire others to join him, Liam is challenging his fans to solve Harry Potter themed clues and work out which number candle features his message to them. He has also surprised TikTok sensation and fellow fan Abby Roberts by sending her a personalised candle message, encouraging her to join in.

Surprise messages from celebrity fans will be added throughout the month, so be sure to check back and read the latest additions, you might just find a note from a familiar face or two…

Wizards, witches and muggles who are excited to submit their own festive messages, and see what the wider community have contributed can Deck The Great Hall by visiting greathall.wizardingworld.com – the virtual Great Hall doors are now open!

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