Harry Potter: The Magic Awakened and Everything Else Shown at NetEase Connect 2022

NetEase Games, one of the world’s largest video game developers and publishers, is back with another showcase for NetEase Connect to share updates not only on current and upcoming games, but also to reveal brand-new games that you’ve never seen before. From Harry Potter: Magic Awakened to NARAKA: BLADEPOINT to The Lord of the Rings: Rise to War to Once Be Human, there have been a variety of games on offer this year worth seeing.

IGN Japan was on hand to get the drop on every NetEase title discussed at NetEase Connect 2022, and we’ve rounded up every single one below to ensure you don’t miss a thing.

Harry Potter: The Magic Awakened

Harry Potter: Magic Awakened is an immersive and collectible card role-playing game set in the magical world of Harry Potter that will arrive on PC and mobile in 2022. Players will become a young wizard or wizard who has just been accepted into Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and the journey begins Customize your character, buy school supplies in Diagon Alley, sort them into a house by Sorting Hat, and compete in the Dueling Club.

As players set out to install new stories, they’ll meet familiar faces from the original Harry Potter series, learn spells and magic, master challenging trials, and duel with other players. Harry Potter: Magic Awakened will also offer cross-platform play support and soon be heading to more global markets after it swept the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan regions by a magic storm with over 50 million downloads.

Naraka: Bladepoint

NARAKA: BLADEPOINT is a legendary 60-player PvP battle royale game that has sold over six million copies in just 90 days. Set to hit mobile devices soon, NetEase Connect 2022 enables not only exclusive new gameplay footage, but also an all-new Takeda hero, a samurai with a demon living inside of him that comes equipped with a katana and armor.

The Lord of the Rings: Rise to War

The Lord of the Rings: Rise to War brings the world of legendary author JRR Tolkien to life on mobile via geo-strategic seasonal maneuvers. Rise to War is packed with many content, you can check it out IGN’s guide for beginners to get started today.

Once you are human

Be Human was revealed once exclusively during NetEase Connect 2022. It is a new alien survival game where players need to collect resources and try to fight against the unknown menace. Once you are human, it happens 40 years after the fall of civilization. In this world, a mysterious silver door opened and brought in with Stardust who polluted the earth and created hordes of terrifying monsters. The last hope of mankind are those with special powers called Beyonders, whose hearts and thoughts are still a continuity and destination of human civilization. For more details, please catch up on Once Be Human on IGN Summer of Gaming in June.

mission zero

Mission Zero is another new 2v4 competitive stealth game that makes players either a conquistador or a stalker. Through stealth, hacking, and high-risk escapes, the best team will emerge victorious. Four invaders are tasked with integrating into an undercover environment and must work together to recover classified information. Two pursuers must find and arrest these invaders before they can complete their mission.

ZOZ: The last hour

ZOZ: Final Hour is a brand new game that debuted in NetEase Connect 2022 and is a third-person shooter with an exciting twist. You and 14 other mercenaries infiltrate the zombie-infested city of Saint Jaeger to stop the zombie threat and collect precious blood crystals. However, zombies are not the only threat as your teammates can choose to betray you at any moment. Additionally, players who die during a match will return as zombies, complete with new skills and endless revivals.

Dead by Daylight Mobile

Dead by Daylight Mobile NetEase Connect 2022 has recently launched and celebrated its launch in Japan and Southeast Asia. NetEase plans to continue working closely with Behavior Interactive to add meaningful content to the game, and the team has quipped that there will be an “exciting update” for Dead by Daylight Mobile in the West in the near future that’s a test of this update “very, very soon.”

life after

LifeAfter is entering its fourth year in 2022, and the open-world survival game for PC and mobile is set to receive a new expansion that will feature a massive ocean for players to explore. With over 200 million registered players and the recent launch of the 2021 Revenant update that allows players to become half-human/half-zombie hybrids, those who haven’t tried LifeAfter now may find the perfect time.

Infinite Lagrange

Infinite Lagrange is a large space sci-fi simulation mobile game whose world is shaped by the millions of players who inhabit it. With the current “Identity Agreement” update, the game has enabled players to choose various identities and use different skills included with those identities to better explore the universe. This summer, Infinite Lagrange will introduce the concept of “Legacy”, which will allow players to search for ancient items and use them to develop their own forces.


Badlanders is a new, next-generation competitive shooter now available on PC and mobile. In Badlanders, 25 players compete to be the best, and they must kill and steal other players’ loot to ensure victory. The game features a selection of realistic realistic weapons and an open in-game economy that encourages players to invest in it to upgrade their arsenal and start the next battle with advantage.

The fifth identity

Identity V is a unique asymmetric game that features rich character stories with compelling gameplay. The game will feature a crossover event with Japanese Steam-punk artist Mitsuji Kamata. In addition, the ONCE series photographer’s uniform will be available to future investigators.

Tank Company

Having first launched in China, Tank Company will take off globally in the near future and introduce more players to this online multiplayer game that pits 15 players against 15 in a selection of true historical tanks from World War II and the Cold War on set Variety of maps. Players will also be able to upgrade and customize their tanks, as well as join a clan and explore scorching deserts, snow-capped cities, and much more.

ace rider

Ace Racer is set up to accelerate Early Access and provide players with the full version of this high-speed racing game that features cars that flash through walls, transform while driving, and even blast through the sky. Take to the streets in Tokyo, California, Shanghai, and more, all while becoming the best racer in the world.


Vikingard premiered at NetEase Connect 2021 and returned this year after its launch on March 21, 2022. This mobile RPG simulation that puts you in charge of a Viking tribe fighting for glory allows players to travel across Scandinavia and Europe in search of

Battles, all while growing your tribe, creating alliances, and conquering new lands. You can even establish romantic relationships and raise pets. In June, Vikingard will also receive a Midsummer expansion, which will further expand the game world.

lost light

Lost Light is a shooter game for PC and mobile that is currently in open beta. In Lost Light, players take on the role of a member of the Firefly squad, who are at war with thieves in a post-apocalyptic future. Players are encouraged to choose their own ways to survive in the so-called “Exclusion Zone” – which allows you to either scavenge for resources, or fight with others to loot their rare items. Lost Light provides a PvPvE experience that also features cross-platform play across PC and mobile.

Lost Light will begin its first iOS testing in the third quarter of 2022 and those watching NetEase Connect 2022 can redeem a limited in-game package that includes essential items to improve the efficiency of their shelter upgrades.

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