Harry Potter has a long history of releasing mobile games dating all the way back to 2005. Though many of the original mobile games are no longer available, there are plenty of new releases available on iOS and Android devices.
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Harry Potter: Magic Awakened is a card-based RPG game for Android, iOS, and PC. The game is set several years after the Second Wizarding War. Players receive their Hogwarts acceptance letter and start the game as first-year students. The gameplay includes learning new spells, making new companions, and using new strategies and spell combinations.
Officially announced on October 30, 2019, the game was codeveloped by Warner Bros. and Chinese gaming company NetEase and released under Warner Bros.' Portkey Games label. The game was released on September 9, 2021, in China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan. The game was soft launched in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Israel, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, South Africa, Sweden, and Switzerland on March 31, 2023, and was extended to include players in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand on May 2, 2023. Preregistered players earned a reward of 10 silver keys, 15,000 gold, and a complimentary Library Pass containing five random spell cards. The game was launched worldwide on June 27, 2023.
Zynga entered the Wizarding World on March 5, 2020, with the announcement of its new game, Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells. It was launched worldwide for Android and iOS devices, Amazon Kindle, and Facebook on September 23, 2020.
Created alongside Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment under the Portkey Games label, this match-three puzzle game is a first for the Harry Potter franchise and features characters, settings, spells, and more from the wizarding world. Additionally, players are able to shape their gameplay experiences by unlocking new spells and potions as they advance through the game.
Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery is a mobile narrative role-playing game set in 1984–1991 at Hogwarts. The app was developed through a partnership with Warner Bros. and Jam City and released on April 25, 2018. It is free to download.
Players are able to create their own unique characters with the opportunity to customize further using in-app currency and gems. Starting as a student in Year 1, players choose a House, attend classes taught by Hogwarts professors, and progress through their years at Hogwarts. Players choose their own responses to in-app characters that can ultimately change the course of the game. Each lesson and side quest requires a certain amount of stars that can be gained by tapping on highlighted items. Each task then requires energy to be completed. Once a player's energy bar is depleted, they must wait four minutes per lightning bolt of energy to regenerate or else spend gems to replenish their energy immediately.
Announced in November 2017, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite was a mobile augmented reality game developed by Niantic, Inc. – the developer of Pokémon Go – and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s Portkey Games. The game was officially released on July 21, 2019, for Android and iOS devices and was free to download.
The main idea of the game was for players to locate and address magical occurrences to keep Muggles from learning the truth about the wizarding world. After creating an avatar, choosing a wand and Hogwarts House, and selecting a profession, players were able to “go on adventures, learn and cast spells, discover mysterious artifacts, and encounter legendary beasts and iconic characters,” all with the real-life magic of augmented reality.
On November 2, 2021, it was announced that Wizards Unite would be taken off of app stores on December 6, and servers were shut down at 12:01 a.m. local time on January 31, 2022.
Harry Potter: Find Scabbers is an old mobile game from 2005 where you had to catch Scabbers, Ron Weasley's pet rat, and Peter Pettigrew in disguise. There are also several enemies like Dementors and spiders. The rat scrambled around a series of mazes that are full of locked doors and beasts. In order to get through the door, Harry needed to scoop up keys that correspond with the desired door. The beasts could be frozen with a blast from the wand. You could also collect Bertie Botts Every Flavor Beans. Reviews of this game were negative.