Pottermore and Warner Bros. Announce Collaboration for New Web site, Wizarding World


“Wit past measure is man’s biggest treasure.”

Pottermore and Warner Bros. introduced Saturday a brand new, joint relationship to launch Harry Potter and Improbable Beasts content material on-line beneath one roof, referred to as Wizarding World Digital.

The information got here in an announcement from Pottermore, which detailed that each one quizzes, options, and articles will probably be moved over to WizardingWorld.com round Might 15, and that Wizarding World Digital will probably be managing each websites from then on, together with Pottermore.com.

“Be looking out for much more digital experiences delivered to you by Wizarding World Digital – a brand new three way partnership between Pottermore and Warner Bros.,” the assertion learn. “We are able to’t wait to share what we’ve been as much as…”

Pottermore chairman and J.Okay. Rowling’s agent, Neil Blair, advised The Bookseller that it had been meant for some time to carry the rights-holders collectively. Pottermore, which was created in 2012 to particularly publish the Harry Potter e-books, digital audio books, and kind its on-line presence – together with its well-known Sorting Hat Quiz – at all times had restricted entry to the content material from the movies, as they have been produced by Warner Bros.

“This enterprise will widen and deepen what we have now been in a position to do on Pottermore thus far. There is no motive now why we can’t be capable to do one thing as a result of there is a rights challenge. The one limits will probably be our imaginations and what expertise is offered,” Blair stated.

The Wizarding World web site states that it’s, “the magical universe that encompasses Harry Potter, Improbable Beasts and an increasing vary of characters, tales, experiences and merchandise derived from them, in addition to new tasks impressed by this magical universe.”

It has not been launched what new content material will probably be coming as soon as Pottermore switches their primary content material over to Wizarding World, however it’s famous that they may share extra within the close to future. There’s a chance that Pottermore will stay solely a web based retailer to promote its e-books, digital audio books, and artist merchandise, however no additional particulars have been introduced.

For extra on the most recent information within the Harry Potter world, take a look at our hands-on preview of the brand new Harry Potter Wizards Unite cellular recreation, which is already obtainable to play in Australia and New Zealand beneath open beta. Additionally learn in regards to the obvious leaked Harry Potter RPG recreation that had followers freaking out throughout the globe final October.

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Jessie Wade is a Ravenclaw-news author for IGN and is as curious as Ollivander to see what the brand new website is about. Chat together with her on Twitter @jessieannwade about something Wizarding World.

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