Can You Skip Cutscenes in Hogwarts Legacy?

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Hogwarts Legacy is here—at least for those who ordered the Digital Deluxe edition with 72-hour early access. The long-awaited game is set in the Harry Potter universe, but its story takes place at the end of the 19th century, long before the events of the beloved book and movie series.

And if you are one of those gamers that just can’t wait to delve into the world and play, without having everything explained in cutscenes, you might be wondering if you can skip cutscenes in Hogwarts Legacy. This article brings you all the answers you need.

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Is it possible to skip cutscenes in Hogwarts Legacy?

Skipping cutscenes is a somewhat controversial element of gaming. Some players love to be immersed in every little piece of narrative and explore everything game lore has to offer, while others prefer a more hands-on approach and don’t feel like they need all the explanations.

If you are one of those gamers who can’t wait to whip their wands out and start casting some spells without even listening to Professor Fig’s explanations, you’ll be glad to hear that yes, you can skip cutscenes in Hogwarts Legacy.

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This may not be immediately obvious when cutscenes start playing, but you can get the instructions on how to skip them if you try to move or press any other button on the controller. To skip cutscenes in Hogwarts Legacy on PlayStation 5, you just need to press and hold the triangle button. If you’re playing on Xbox, you’ll get the same result by hitting and holding Y.

In case you want to enjoy every single moment, don’t touch anything. Just sit back, relax, and enjoy the magic!

If you need more help with Hogwarts Legacy, make sure to check out our other guides and articles for the game.

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