And so the moment has come. Fans all over the world are crying tears of happiness. Pottermore has opened.
After months of waiting and anticipating from the fans and publishing world alike, J.K. Rowling’s Pottermore is now open to the public. The site that was delayed for 6 months and even called “J.K. Rowling’s failure” at one point, open its doors to the world today.
The Pottermore Insider announced the launch in a post:
Over the coming days, we’ll be inviting new users onto Pottermore.com. We’re expecting to be really busy to start with and plan to activate new registrations in a steady stream. This means that you may not get access to Pottermore immediately after you sign up but we will get you exploring the site as quickly possible.
After you’ve signed up, you’ll get sorted into one of the four Hogwarts houses, have a wand choose you, and discover exclusive new writing from J.K. Rowling.
We’ll be adding lots of exciting new features over the coming weeks and months, so make sure you return regularly to explore and discover all the changes as Pottermore grows.
The announcement came as a surprise for many fans, as most Pottermore announcements do not fall on weekends. It is also very early in the morning/late in the night in the US, and the day has only started in the UK. Whether reasonable times or not, Harry Potter fans are still rejoicing in front of their computer screens, on Twitter and other social networking places.
Anybody can register for the site, but remember that you may have to wait awhile for your welcome email to arrive, which will grant you full access to the site. We are so very excited for all of you! 😀
You can begin the experience of the Pottermore journey here. Good luck! And be sure to friend us; we’re FlameSnitch85.