Is Hogwarts Legacy Coming to Steam Deck? With a release window confirmed for Holiday 2022, fans are wondering if the game will be optimized for the handheld console.
Harry Potter fans have waited a long time for news about Hogwarts Legacy and were finally rewarded for their patience.
After the game was announced two years ago, developer Avalanche Studios kept quiet until a surprise PlayStation State of Play presented new gameplay and release information about the title on March 17.
Steam Deck owners are curious to see if it will be optimized for the handheld after it was confirmed for release on every major console, as well as PC.
Is Hogwarts Legacy Coming to Steam Deck?
While the game has been confirmed to be released on Steam, there is no confirmation that it will be optimized for Steam Deck upon release.
Hogwarts Legacy has been confirmed for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch and PC, leading fans to believe that the Steam Deck could easily handle the magical RPG.
Harry Potter Fans Want Hogwarts Legacy on Steam Deck
The announcement that the title will also be coming to Switch has given fans hope for a Steam Deck release.
A user on Reddit saw the news as confirmation that the Steam Deck will run it. “That’s really good news for Steam Deck fans, because it means the game will have 10x better graphics and gameplay than the Switch, portable Hogwarts Legacy here we come!” they wrote, with many others enthusiastic as well.
“Yes, very excited about portable Hogwarts!” another wrote. “The real boon to Steam Deck is that when PS4 or Xbox One have a version, it basically guarantees a decent Steam Deck version.”
While the handheld rocks more powerful hardware than the Nintendo Switch, it remains to be seen if a Steam Deck version of Hogwarts Legacy will take place.
We will update this with more information as it comes to light.