To fix the bug that’s turning characters bright blue in Hogwarts Legacy, you’ll need to go to Accessibility Options in Settings and turn off High Contrast Gameplay.
This will immediately fix the issue, and your characters will no longer be blue – just like magic!
For better or worse, Day One issues are to be expected in any AAA release, and it seems that Hogwarts Legacy is no exception.
Not only are PC players suffering from poor performance (at least until they tweak these essential settings), but some gamers are encountering a strange bug that’s turning their characters blue.
Thankfully, we’ve got the solution to help you get back to enjoying your time in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter:
- First, press Options/Menu/Esc to pause the game.
- Then, head to Settings.
- Tab down to Accessibility Settings.
- Scroll down to High Contrast Gameplay and set it to Off.
While you’re there, don’t forget to adjust these settings to remove input lag that all Hogwarts Legacy players are experiencing!
Just like that, you’ll have fixed your blue characters bug in Hogwarts Legacy!
Why Is My Character Blue in Hogwarts Legacy?
The reason for the issue is currently unclear, but it likely stems from a glitch in one of the game’s usually helpful Accessibility Options – High Contrast Gameplay.
Turning the High Contrast Gameplay to Off will immediately fix the issue for all players.
And while a character being bright blue certainly helps and serves as a highly welcomed accessibility feature, it is not that useful in its current buggy state.
The issue will likely be patched out very soon. But for the time being, keep that High Contrast Gameplay off, and you’ll avoid the issue entirely.
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Tuesday 7th of February 2023