Hogwarts Legacy Earns $1B on 15M Sales

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 early last year. 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.