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


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

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

The information got here in a press release from Pottermore, which detailed that every one quizzes, options, and articles shall be moved over to WizardingWorld.com round Could 15, and that Wizarding World Digital shall 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 will’t wait to share what we’ve been as much as…”

Pottermore chairman and J.Okay. Rowling’s agent, Neil Blair, instructed The Bookseller that it had been supposed for some time to convey the rights-holders collectively. Pottermore, which was created in 2012 to particularly publish the Harry Potter e-books, digital audio books, and type 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 capable of do on Pottermore to date. There is no purpose now why we can’t be capable of do one thing as a result of there is a rights challenge. The one limits shall be our imaginations and what expertise is out there,” Blair mentioned.

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

It has not been launched what new content material shall be coming as soon as Pottermore switches their principal content material over to Wizarding World, however it’s famous that they’ll 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 and digital audio books, 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 out there to play in Australia and New Zealand underneath 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 web site is about. Chat along with her on Twitter @jessieannwade about something Wizarding World.

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