Warner Bros., the studio at the back of the newest Harry Potter online game identify — Hogwarts Legacy, which is able to debut on next-gen consoles and PCs — has just posted an FAQ that without delay addresses J.Ok. Rowling’s involvement with the identify. “J.Ok. Rowling is indirectly concerned within the introduction of the sport, alternatively, her unusual frame of writing is the basis of all initiatives within the Wizarding Global,” the corporate writes. “This isn’t a brand new tale from J.Ok. Rowling.”
That can undoubtedly reassure some corners of the web. Over the previous couple of years, Rowling, the creator of the Harry Potter collection, has made a reputation for herself as a outstanding trans-exclusionary radical feminist online.
Her newest e book, written below the pen title Robert Galbraith — which additionally occurs to be the title of an American psychiatrist who used to be a proponent of homosexual conversion remedy — takes as its plot the chilly case of a lacking physician who’s believed to were the sufferer of a “murderous cross-dresser,” according to CNN. Rowling has persevered to make transphobic feedback on Twitter, which has induced many enthusiasts to desert the Wizarding Global solely.
As Polygon noted, Rowling will virtually undoubtedly earn cash from gross sales of this new sport, as she nonetheless income from the Wizarding Global itself.