The title “Hogwarts Legacy” from the Harry Potter franchise has surpassed 24 million copies in total sales, as reported by Variety. This significant milestone was achieved less than a year after its initial launch on February 10th, 2023. David Haddad, the head of Warner Bros Interactive, emphasized the company’s commitment to strengthening its intellectual property through the gaming sector.
Haddad highlighted the importance of franchises, saying, “There’s a unique and important role game have in keeping our franchises relevant, resonant and exciting because there’s plenty of fans and plenty of people consuming content where games are their starting point.”
Warner Bros had previously expressed its strategy of transforming significant gaming intellectual properties into live-service titles, indicating a strategic focus on these franchises’ continued engagement and expansion.