Free Hogwarts Legacy Redeem Codes: Are They Real?

Key Takeaways
  • Hogwarts Legacy is available on PlayStation 4/5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Windows PCs. On Windows, it can be purchased via Steam and the Epic Games Store.
  • The free redeem codes for Hogwarts Legacy found online are generally fake, often leading to sites filled with ads and endless surveys. They don't provide real codes and can be risky.
  • Authentic codes can be acquired through streamer giveaways or purchased at a discount from third-party game sellers like G2A or CDKeys. These methods are safer and more reliable than chasing false free codes.

If you’re interested in every Potterhead’s dream game, Hogwarts Legacy, you must’ve come across discussions on free redeem codes on the Internet. While we can’t deny that it sounds too good to be true, it’s best to get your facts straight. That’s why, on today’s episode of MythBusters, we’ll be clarifying whether these free redeem codes are really as good as they claim to be.

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Hogwarts Legacy is every Potterhead’s dream game

Where is Hogwarts Legacy Available?

Hogwarts Legacy is available on all major platforms; PlayStation 4/5, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One/One X, Nintendo Switch, and Windows PCs. On Windows, it is available for purchase through Steam and the Epic Games Store.

Before we address the main issue, we should mention that Hogwarts Legacy uses Denuvo DRM protection. This is the strongest anti-piracy protection available for games and is rarely cracked. Due to Hogwarts Legacy’s immense popularity, it has been cracked and can be pirated for free.

Hogwarts Legacy’s immense popularity made it a priority target for Denuvo crackers | Portkey Games

However, pirated a game is strictly illegal and can have serious consequences. We recommend buying the game from an official storefront,

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Fact Check: Are The Free Redeem Codes Real?

Long story short; no. Any free redeem code links you encounter on the Internet are fake. They’re advertisement clickbait; using a headline that is guaranteed to grab your attention, in order to hit you with ads of all types. Here’s what you’ll encounter if you’re hunting for the fabled “free redeem codes” for Hogwarts Legacy:

1. GitHub Repositories

While GitHub is known for open-source programs or program codes that are a work-in-progress, that does not mean it can’t be used for something else. In this case, it’s used to distribute “free redeem codes” for Hogwarts Legacy.

Although most of these repositories have been removed, several still linger

When you select these repositories, you’ll notice that these repositories do not have any code whatsoever. Instead, they’ll have an external link to a website that is distributing these codes. Click on the link. If you click on this link, you’ll be directed to a very fishy site riddled with ads. By now, your brain should be urging you to not proceed further.

But if your curiosity gets the better of you, and you decide to proceed, you’ll be asked to complete a simple survey. Trust us, it’s anything but simple. The ads won’t stop, and the survey will never finish. despite numerous redirects.

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2. Key Generators

Key generators have been one of the oldest scams in computer history. Similar to the sites mentioned earlier, these generators bait you into “generating” a key, and then require you to complete a short survey. Like the repositories, these surveys will never complete even after several redirects.

When has someone ever found an online generator for games that actually works?

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Where Can I Get Real and Authentic Hogwarts Legacy Redeem Codes?

There are 2 ways to get Hogwarts Legacy redeem codes:

1. Streamer Giveaways

This is the only free way to get redeem codes. Participate in a giveaway being held by streamers on YouTube, Twitch, Kick, etc. While the chances of winning and getting a free redeem code are minimal, it’s still worth a try.

Streamers do giveaways of high-profile games often

2. Third-party Game Sellers/Game Key

You might’ve seen several third-party websites offering game or game keys. These third-party storefronts offer Hogwarts Legacy at discounted prices. While these are legit for the most part, we recommend buying from an official storefront like Steam etc. An example of such sites is G2A, CDKeys, etc.

G2A offers several options when it comes to, well, any game

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Hogwarts Legacy is one of the most popular games of this year. And since the Harry Potter franchise enjoys immense popularity world-wide, , Every Potterhead want to get their hand on their own Hogwarts Legacy and experience what they’ve always wanted; what does being Harry Potter feel like?

Well, you can certainly find out by purchasing Hogwarts Legacy and not falling for these gimmicks. These “free redeem code” websites look extremely fishy and if anything starts downloading, with or without your consent, cancel it. If it has already finished downloading, delete it. Under no circumstances should you open the file, as it’s likely to contain a virus of some sort.


Are these Hogwarts Legacy redeem codes actually free?

No. They come at the cost of your personnel data and in extreme cases, your whole hardware.

Where can I get free keys?

You can get free keys via giveaways by streamers only. Other than that you can use third-party stores like G2A and CDKeys to get the game at a discounted price.

Should I use the fake keys If I can’t buy Hogwarts Legacy?

No, and don’t even think about it. You can use other third-party stores, to buy keys, which are less expensive.


Huzaifa Haroon

Born and raised around computers, Huzaifa is an avid gamer and a keyboard enthusiast. When he's not solving the mysteries of technology, you can find him scrutinizing writers, striving to inform the curious.