Previous Harry Potter games published by Electronic Arts had featured optional use of Kinect, but this will be the first game published by Warner Bros. using the license aside from the Traveler's Tales LEGO Harry Potter games.
Player will by able to scan in their faces with the Kinect sensor and put them on customized characters. They will also cast spells using gestures and magic words. Before gamers face off against Voldemort, players can choose a house to join at Hogwarts, partake in quidditch matches, and play some minigames.
The game will also feature competitive and cooperative multiplayer as well.