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Hogwarts Legacy map comparison shows how it compares to other open worlds

Hogwarts Legacy map comparison shows how it compares to other open worlds

And I would walk 500 miles, and I would roll 500 more.

Hogwarts Legacy's map was leaked ahead of its launch and, now that the early access period is live, players are roaming the grounds of the magical school to their hearts' contentment.

After waiting years and years for the game, Hogwarts Legacy is off to an admirable start, showing that the controversies that have beset its development haven't had a major impact on the overall perception of the Harry Potter game. Those still waiting to get stuck in - anyone who didn't shell out for the Deluxe or Collector's Editions - are coordinating a sick day to spend all of their available hours rooting about every nook and cranny of the world. While the game boasts approximately 120 hours of content, the map itself is contained, which is a godsend for those who don't fancy flying by Hippogriff over swathes of empty land.

Here's what it is like to fly a Hippogriff across the open world of Hogwarts Legacy:

Eyeing up this handy comparison between Hogwarts Legacy's map and several other famous gaming worlds on a similar size, we can see that the scale of the game is just right, really. Take a look at DG VFX's video:

It's 21 kilometres squared in total, with a playable area of 8 kilometres squared. In other words, you could fit about eight Assassin's Creed Brotherhoods into that bad boy. I appreciate that's not the most useful mental image. The world is a little smaller than the bounds of Marvel's Spider-Man though I imagine there aren't any low-poly boat people floating on the Black Lake.

Featured Image Credit: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Topics: Hogwarts Legacy, Harry Potter