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Hogwarts Legacy set for record-breaking sales according to Steam

Hogwarts Legacy could see record breaking sales when it launches, as it has broken into Steam’s top-sellers a month before launch.

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Hogwarts Legacy is set to be one of the best-selling games in 2023, as it enters Steam’s top five sellers weeks before launch.

It’s no secret that Hogwarts Legacy is one of 2023’s most anticipated games, as it seems fans of the Harry Potter franchise have been waiting for an open Wizarding World video game for many years.

Players can’t wait to explore Hogwarts and its grounds on a broomstick, as well as attend classes at the prestigious school of witchcraft and wizardry.

This is most evident when looking at Steam’s top-sellers for the new year, as we’re still a month away from release but the game has managed to break into the top five, even amongst controversy.

Hogwarts Legacy in Steam’s top 5 best sellers chart

For the first week of January, pre-orders for Hogwarts Legacy landed the game at the fourth spot for Steam’s Global Top Sellers, sitting just below Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

This is astounding considering the fact that the game doesn’t launch until February 10. In fact, these massive pre-order sales are leading renowned gaming journalist BenjiSales to predict a “gargantuan launch” for Hogwarts Legacy that will likely be one of 2023’s biggest releases.

Further, BenjiSales even states that Hogwarts Legacy is also the “#1 Most Wishlisted game on Steam,” and that they are hearing “VERY strong things about console pre-orders,” despite previous-gen versions of the game being delayed.

So, with all of that said, Hogwarts Legacy looks like it could be set for some record-breaking sales for Steam and potentially consoles if it continues at this rate.


For more on Hogwarts Legacy, be sure to check out the abundance of guides we have on the game below:

Every classic Harry Potter character in Hogwarts Legacy | Does Hogwarts Legacy have multiplayer or co-op? | All Hogwarts Legacy PlayStation-exclusive content: Hogsmeade Shop Quest & cosmetics | Hogwarts Legacy Vivarium explained: How to access special location | Hogwarts Legacy PC requirements: Minimum specs & size

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