“J.K. Rowling is not directly involved in the creation of the game, however, her extraordinary body of writing is the foundation of all projects in the Wizarding World,” says WB in response to a question about J.K. Rowling’s involvement. “This is not a new story from J.K. Rowling.”
Subsequent answers posted throughout the Faq reveal more about Rowling’s involvement or apparent lack thereof. For instance, the Faq notes that developer Portkey Games will be “remaining true to J.K. Rowling’s original work” but intend to “chart new territory by creating fresh ways for fans to immerse themselves in the wizarding world.”
Along those same lines, it’s later mentioned that the game is “inspired by J.