Experience Valentine’s Day at Hogwarts with “Hogwarts Mystery” and “Puzzles & Spells”
You can now celebrate Valentine’s Day in full wizarding (or witching) style because the mobile games Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery and Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells have added their own spellbinding Valentine’s Day features.
Starting on February 16, players of Hogwarts Mystery will be able to go on dates and experience romance whenever they like because the feature is being permanently added to the game, and in a limited-time update, players of Puzzles & Spells can win rewards by collecting Love Potion vials to help Lavender Brown find her Won-Won.
Romance was first introduced to Hogwarts Mystery in 2019 during the special Celestial Ball event, where players in their fourth year or higher could invite their dates to the ball.
Since then, players have had three other opportunities to immerse themselves into in-game romance. With players going on a total of 2.9 million dates, the romance feature has been the most requested update from fans.
The game director at Jam City, Sarah Wolf, commented on the much-loved romance feature:
Our players are so deeply invested and immersed in their actions within the game that we’re not at all surprised just how well this social feature has performed. We’re constantly interacting with our player base and receive countless emails and messages from them asking to make dating a permanent feature, so we just had to deliver!
The new romance update will include relationship levels, allowing players to advance through different relationship milestones that will in turn unlock quests and activities. As they progress through the relationship levels, new date locations will be revealed, and players will also have the choice to either go exclusive or break up.
In addition to this exciting permanent update, a time-limited Valentine’s Day event has also been added to the game. It allows players who have reached Year 5, Chapter 9 to participate in a quest to save the Valentine’s Day dance that is at risk of being “the most boring event of the year with no food or decorations” because Madam Pince has been asked to organize it.
In addition to meeting a new love interest in Hogwarts Mystery, you can also have Valentine’s Day fun in the award-nominated Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells.
For the game’s first Valentine’s Day, a limited-time Amortentia Adoration event is taking place. Named after the wizarding world’s powerful love potion, the event involves a lovesick Lavender Brown on the search for “Won-Won,” and if players collect enough Love Potion vials in the match-three puzzles, they will win a reward.
Lavender Brown reminds us that love is in the air, “Where is my Won-Won”? Participate in #AmortentiaAdoration by collecting Love Potions on gems in Player Journey puzzles.
— Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells (@HPPuzzlesSpells) February 11, 2021
Are you excited to have some Valentine’s Day fun in Puzzles & Spells, and are you looking forward to the new romance update in Hogwarts Mystery? You can watch the trailer for the new update to Hogwarts Mystery below.