Following a Brazilian rating boards leak last month, Warner Bros has announced that the two LEGO Harry Potter games from last generation — LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 and LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 — are being remastered for PS4.
Releasing October 21st the LEGO Harry Potter Collection contains everything you would expect from a remaster: enhanced graphics, environments, and lighting/visual effects. In addition to this, it also includes two DLC packs: a Character Pack containing 10 new characters and a Spell Pack.
Here are more details about what’s included in the collection:
“Launching on 21st October 2016 in Europe, this compilation unites the creative prowess of LEGO ® and the expansive world of Harry Potter, with an exciting journey full of spell-casting, potion-making, puzzle-solving, lessons, dueling and much more for players young and old to enjoy. Gamers can experience the entire LEGO Harry Potter adventure featuring content from seven books and eight films, with enhanced graphics, environments, lighting and visual effects, along with two downloadable content (DLC) packs. Sure to delight fans of J.K. Rowling’s ever-expanding Wizarding World, the LEGO Harry Potter Collection serves as a perfect gift for those eagerly anticipating the upcoming film, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.”
- LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 is based on the first four books and films—Harry Potter and the Philosophers stone ™, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ™, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ™ and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ™—allowing fans to experience Harry’s first four years at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in full LEGO form.
- LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 transports players through the final three books and final four films—Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince™ and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows™—to experience Harry’s last years at Hogwarts™ and his battle against Lord Voldemort™ in the ultimate fight between good and evil.
- Character Pack DLC included on disc featuring 10 characters—Godric Gryffindor, Harry (Yule Ball), Helga Hufflepuff, Lockhart (Straightjacket), Luna (Lion Head), Peeves, Hermione (Pink Dress), Ron Weasley (Ghoul), Rowena Ravenclaw and Salazar Slytherin.
- Spell Pack DLC included on disc featuring 5 spells—Cantis, Densaugeo, Ducklifors, Melofors and Tentaclifors.
The remastered collection will retail at $39.99 on PS4. Other platforms haven’t been announced.
I normally don’t dabble in the LEGO games, but Harry Potter is my jam. Sadly, I never got the chance to play either of the LEGO Harry Potter games when they came out last generation. Now I will. And now I will obliterate Hufflepuff.
Tyler Fischer is a Senior Writer for MONG who plays video games when he’s not busy researching alien conspiracy theories at 2AM. You can find him on Twitter.