Warner Bros. Discovery, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2023 Earnings Results
proving a corporation can lose money in a quarter when it generated over $10
billion in income. The report includes sales data on Hogwarts Legacy
, the Harry
Potter prequel which launched
. The game met with controversy due to statements by Harry
Potter creator J.K. Rowling. And while there's no certainty about whether this
helped or hurt sales, there's no denying the game was a runaway hit. To the
tune of a billion dollars in revenue. In a separate press release, Warner Bros.
Games discusses the success of the wizarding game, saying it has now sold over
15 million copies:
Warner Bros. Games today announced Hogwarts Legacy, the
critically acclaimed, open-world, action role-playing game (RPG) is now
available for PlayStation®4 and Xbox One. The game has sold more than 15 million
units and $1 Billion in sales globally since its launch on PlayStation®5, Xbox
Series X|S and PC on February 10, 2023.
Hogwarts Legacy invites players to embark on an epic journey as a fifth-year
student at Hogwarts, gifted with a rare ability to tap into ancient, powerful
magic. Guided by the Wizard's Field Guide and unique instruction from professors
and other characters, fans will uncover a compelling storyline filled with
thrilling challenges and mysteries. Developed by Avalanche Software and
published by Warner Bros. Games under the Portkey Games label, Hogwarts Legacy
introduces an original story that puts players at the center of their own
wizarding world adventure.