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It was reported in January that Avalanche Software’s open-world Harry Potter RPG, Hogwarts Legacy, was being delayed to give it the time it needs to provide the best gaming experience. Now it seems there may be more happening behind the scenes, as game developer Troy Leavitt has left Avalanche Software. Kotaku reported that he posted tweets announcing his departure, with plans to publish more videos on his YouTube channel about this latest turn of events.

Leavitt drew criticism after making a series of controversial YouTube videos in February. His positive statements about his fellow team members at Avalanche Software and WB Games indicate that he still supports them. It remains to be seen what effect his departure will have on Hogwarts Legacy and its release.

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Peter Brosdahl

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5 Comments

  1. I’ve heard that the woke mob dug out that he was a gamergate sympathizer and these days that’s enough to have you hanged.

  2. If you don’t support / allie with today’s cult concerns, you’re automatically labeled some type of *phobia* hatred in these woke / sjw minds now that has a tiny fraction of a voice in a industry that never needed that mess ideology for off-the-charts growth… EVER… and never will.

    Dude is fine and he quit on his own with a piece of mind.

    Nothing to see here.

  3. [QUOTE=”Brian_B, post: 30753, member: 96″]
    Guy quits job. News at 11.

    Not sure why this is a story, at least yet.
    [/QUOTE]
    We’ll see. Not expecting anything really dramatic out of it, but anything’s possible. However, it is interesting how they tried to spin off a delayed-release one way one month, and then this happened not too long after. Pretty sure the game will come out none-the-less, someday. 😉

  4. Aaw, when I read the title I thought the studio shelved the game, no doubt the game will still come out, not that I even knew it existed b4 this news post.

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