Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is an open world action RPG developed and published by Ubisoft.
The twelfth mainline instalment in the series, it is set in the 9th century, during the Viking invasion of Britain.
The update goes live later today at 5 AM PST, and adds the Rune Forge for extracting Runes from gear, and three new Tombs of the Fallen.
The next Tombs of the Fallen are coming sooner than expected, while the Oskoreia Festival returns from October 20th to November 10th.
Creative director Stephane Boudon confirms that, true to previous leaks, the upcoming stealth game did indeed start life as DLC for Valhalla.
Since the launch of the original Assassin's Creed in 2007, the franchise has collectively sold over 200 million units worldwide.
Venture into the depths of Niflheim and confront new challenges when the free rogue-lite mode goes live tomorrow for all players.
Ubisoft has confirmed the release date for its upcoming roguelite game mode for Assassin's Creed Valhalla. The free update will be coming in August.
Ahead of the free roguelite mode's launch, Ubisoft has provided details on things such as its structure, gear, secrets, and more.
The bundle contains the Shimmering Shield and Iridescent Axe forged from the same material as Asgard's Bifröst. It's available till July 26th.
Ubisoft is also hosting a "special event" in September to provide further details on the future of the Assassin's Creed franchise.
Ubisoft has announced a celebration livestream for its flagship franchise out of nowhere, though there's no indication of what it could entail.
Build the Armory from foreign cargo gathered in River Raids and unlock up to five gear loadouts that can switched to at any time.
While PS Plus Essential subscribers will see one refresh per month for new PS4 and PS5 titles, Extra and Premium will have two.
Assassin's Creed Valhalla had more unique players than in 2020-21; Far Cry had its "best year ever"; and net bookings for Rainbow Six saw growth.
New challenges and a new boss fight along with brand-new weapons and a Valkyrie Armor set are available to earn for free.
Ubisoft has shared details on new free content planned to be added to Assassin's Creed Valhalla for over the coming weeks.
Dawn of Ragnarök introduces some neat ideas that are held back by long-standing 'Assassin’s Creed' issues.
The biggest Assassin's Creed expansion to date sees players once again stepping into the shoes of Odin and travelling to new and magical realms.
Watch Odin and Frigg in a quest to save Baldr from the fire giant. The expansion is out tomorrow for previous and current-gen platforms.
Eivor returns for another mythical adventure- here's what you need to know about it.
Explore the base campaign with its story missions, river raids and combat, and then transfer your progress over into the full game.
Support for the Dawn of Ragnarok expansion, which launches on March 10th for current and previous-gen consoles, has also been added.
The open world action RPG is the first title in the series to achieve this milestone. Its next expansion, Dawn of Ragnarok, is out on March 10th.
These are the last stops before the paid expansion Dawn of Ragnarok launches on March 10th for Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, PC, Xbox One and Stadia.
Transform into a raven, teleport over long ranges, and much more, along with uncovering new mythical and Divine Quality gear.
Partake in arena battles with 14 different modifiers for added challenge and learn more about the Isu when the expansion launches on March 10th.
After players were unable to access the same, Ubisoft has confirmed a fix for early January 2022 along with an extension of the event.
It's been confirmed that the newly announced expansion will not be part of Assassin's Creed Valhalla's season pass.
The new update also adds the Yule Festival and several options for customizing difficulty of combat, exploration and stealth.
Owners of both games will be receiving free new stories - "A Fated Encounter" in Valhalla and "Those Who Are Treasured" in Odyssey.
Venture to the kingdom of Svartalfheim, which is currently in shambles, and fight the fire giant Surtr to save Baldr using new mythical powers.
Taking place at 9 AM PT, it could offer a look at new content coming in 2022 following Ubisoft's commitment to another year of support.
Players are tasked with earning 250,000 kills as a community by December 9th. If completed, then everyone receives Basim's sword as a reward.
After leaving the company last year, Darby McDevitt returns to the company and the series that he has helped to shape.
On the eve of the game's first anniversary, Ubisoft has released some absolutely ludicrous collective player statistics for Assassin's Creed Valhalla.
The update goes live tomorrow and along with various improvements, it also adds new skills like Perfect Parry and Master Counter Roll.
Ubisoft has shared a roadmap for content still coming to Valhalla in the remainder of 2021, which will also include two Title Updates.
Newly added Trophies might have spilled the beans on an upcoming piece of content for Ubisoft's open world action RPG.
The Viking-themed open world title in the franchise has been nothing less than a major success for the company.
A recent leak suggests that the action RPG's next expansion will take players to Norse mythology's Dwarven realm of Svartalfheim.
The mode comes to the base game as a free update, but is also available on PC as a standalone purchase, with a console launch planned for 2022.
Title update 1.3.2 is live now for Ubisoft's open world action RPG, bringing various additions, fixes, and more.
Before that, title update 1.3.2 will be going live on October 5th. A new limited-time event, the Oskoreia Festival, is also coming in Fall 2021.
The educational focused expansion also has a standalone version on PC, which will come to consoles and streaming for the first time in 2022.
Runes will now only affect the weapon they're applied to and the cap on effects stacking from Perks and Rune Perks has been removed.
Assassin's Creed Valhalla would be getting a Nightmare difficulty option in its newest upcoming update.
The next major Title Update and Discovery Tour: Viking Age are set to release this Fall with the latter being free for all players.
The Siege of Paris is an enjoyable extension of Valhalla, but it doesn't feel entirely unmissable.
Ahead of its imminent launch, a new gameplay trailer takes a deep dive into some of the biggest gameplay additions coming to the game with the expansion.
The second paid expansion for Ubisoft's open world action RPG is out tomorrow, and it will take Eivor to the kingdom of Francia.
An Assassin's Creed leaker has discovered evidence that seems to suggest that a beloved character might make an appearance in Valhalla in the future.
Scaling can also be turned entirely off, giving you several different options for how you experience the game and its post-launch content.
The long-awaited weapon choice is coming up, though the developer has yet to provide a time frame for the next big update.
With guards killing each other in the Trial of the Wolf, players found it tough to hit Gold rank. The latest hotfix makes things more manageable.
Recent reports indicate that Ubisoft's flagship open world series is in line for a major reinvention in the coming years- but is that a smart move?
Ubisoft has quietly updated the game to add support for the DualSense's adaptive triggers and haptic feedback in the PC version.
Ubisoft has revealed details on the open world RPG's roadmap for upcoming content, including details on The Siege of Paris and newly announced content.
As a free update for all players, Mastery Challenge offers three unique Trials to complete. Unlockable rewards include weapons, tattoos and more.
Assassin's Creed Valhalla's second paid expansion, The Siege of Paris, is currently slated for Summer, so we might hear more about what that will have in store.
The title "formerly known as Rainbow Six Quarantine" is finally getting more details along with Riders Republic, Far Cry 6 and more.
And that's a good thing.
New characters and conflicts adorn the expansion.
Revenue was up 50% from the prior record.
Also includes missing fish species and toggle for cinematic camera on finishers.
It seems werewolves are big in games this year.
Promises future updates will be better tested and more refined.
The expansion was originally to come at the end of April.
McDevitt departs after over ten years at Ubisoft Montreal.
Ubisoft is currently working on a more permanent fix.
A new free mode, Mastery Challenge, is also coming this Spring.
The update goes live tomorrow at 5 AM PDT.
The update also brings new skills, abilities, and various fixes.
Activision's latest sequel is also the 20th best-selling game in US history as per The NPD Group.
Ubisoft plans on supporting the open world RPG for many months ahead.
The end of 2020 saw the company have historical numbers.
The update goes live across all platforms shortly.
Meanwhile, Cyberpunk 2077 sales drop by 80 percent.
Partake in new activities and earn new Festival rewards till January 7th 2021.
Ubisoft has added the much-maligned XP boosters from previous entries to this year's RPG as well.
Various fixes and improvements to graphics and character animation are also included.
It's also the best-selling game of the year till date.
Watch Dogs and Assassin's Creed are two titles highlighted.
One major gripe that cross-gen players have had has been addressed.
Xbox Series S performance also revealed in a new video.
Quality and Performance options are now available for Xbox Series X/S and PS5 players.
Here are some of the best skills and abilities to pursue along with tips on leveling up quickly.
It will come with the next title update tomorrow.
Uncover all of the Wealth, Mysteries and Artifacts in Valhalla.
It's the biggest Assassin's Creed launch till date according to Ubisoft.
Its boxed physical launch sales are twice as much as 2018's Odyssey.
Find and eliminate each member of the Order with ease.
Unprecedented turn of events sees new Call of Duty release not topping charts at launch.
Stock up on currency and find all of the weapons and armor.
Take down a Legendary Animal and also find materials to upgrade to Flawless gear.
Ubisoft expects to see continued strong sales for the game thanks to its next-gen versions.
Sharper image quality, significantly faster load times, and more.
Ubisoft's latest open world epic is finally here.
Conquer your foes with these handy pointers.
A new high for Ubisoft's open world franchise.
Everything you need to know to be ready.
Various settings and features revealed, with "ongoing enhancements" coming in the future.
The marketing continues for the next game in the franchise.
Find out how Odin and other gods played a part in Vikings' lives.
How to be a Viking (and earn your place in Valhalla).
The open world title reportedly won't run at native 4K on PS5.
The deal also includes further adaptations down the line.
Similarly, cross-play will be supported in future multiplayer releases.
More vital details on the upcoming open world RPG.
The expansions will take players to Ireland and Paris.
Axe throws, tackles and stomps are just some of the new things that players can do.
Here are all the most crucial details you should know about Ubisoft's upcoming open world RPG.
Principle development has effectively wrapped on the open world RPG.
Several cross-gen releases and next-gen enhancements make up a list of 30 launch titles.
Remappable controls, settings for stealth and combat, and much more detailed.
Settings for 1080p, 2K, and 4K resolutions have been revealed.
Lots of new gameplay for the open world RPG is now available.
With the help of Valka the Seer, Eivor can explore these mythological realms.
The hub location is going to be at the heart of the entire experience.
A reasonable size for what will certainly be a big game.
Ubisoft's upcoming open world RPG continues to look promising in its newest trailer.
Both next gen systems are shooting for the moon.
The open world RPG's release has been brought forward by a week.
Lots of good times, I guess.
"The curious will be rewarded in our game," says narrative director Darby McDevitt.
Valhalla won't be afraid to lean into its mystical side.
Here's what to expect for next-gen physical copies of Ubisoft's upcoming trio.
Ashraf Ismail is out of Ubisoft after misconduct allegations.
Darby McDevitt disputes some recent reports.
A different look at the game's reveal.
Narrative director Darby McDevitt speaks with GamingBolt about the upcoming open world action RPG.
However, the company is reluctant to talk about games releasing in 2021.
"Players will experience many key stories that each have the epic scope of a feature length film," says narrative director Darby McDevitt.
Narrative director Darby McDevitt says the upcoming open world RPG will have a lot to see and experience.
These are "player triggered" but happen "only under a certain context" ,as per Ubisoft's Benoit Richter.
The Viking seeks more than glory, but the price could be high.
Bring your inner Viking to ancient Greece.
Narrative director Darby McDevitt tells GamingBolt how Assassin's Creed Valhalla connects to the series' larger lore.
Narrative director Darby McDevitt tells GamingBolt how the game's enemy variety impacts combat.
The biggest new details on the upcoming open world RPG that you should know about.
And the game attempts to explore it with new lore details.
A much requested feature returns in the viking adventure.
One of the new "world events" involves recruiting a cat to your raiding party.
Players will instead uncover "world events" more naturally while exploring.
Check out over 30 minutes of gameplay for the upcoming open world epic.
Raids, exploration, stealth and combat showcased at last.
The official Italian Instagram page may have accidentally revealed the date.
The leaks continue ahead of the game's appearance at Ubisoft Forward.
Deep dive walkthrough of Assassin's Creed Valhalla and "a few other surprises" planned.
Watch 30 minutes of combat, exploration, and even a raid by sea.
Ubisoft's E3-style showcase is scheduled for July 12.
Others such as Gears 5, DiRT 5, Hitman 3, The Medium, and more are also mentioned.
Ashraf Ismail leaves the series once again due to external issues.
Pretty good deals on three major upcoming games.
Fans can hope to see a more connecting tissues between the new and old
Get ready to make some hard decisions.
Ubisoft's Darby McDevitt wants to ensure that Eivor feels like a "complete" character by the end.
Will the real Viking Shady please stand up?
"We want to make sure that you really feel the essence of Dark Age England in all its really beautiful details," says Ashraf Ismail.
Guess you can talk it out like... vikings do?
"It's not a small game," says producer Julien Laferrière.
Creative director Ashraf Ismail assures fans that plenty of gameplay footage will be shown off soon.
The release date for Ubisoft's open world RPG may have been outed.
Four of these five releases have already been revealed.
New stealth and combat details emerge for the upcoming RPG.
A settlement where you can relax until it gets inevitably burned to the ground.
Eivor will learn a technique to "one-shot-kill virtually anybody" while also being able to blend with crowds.
An all-star crew will put together the game's epic soundtrack.
The resolution will be aiming for 4K.
The showcase will offer news, reveals, and much more.
The epic poem will seemingly be the basis for this DLC.
"In-depth gameplay" and a "lot more info" is coming as per Ashraf Ismail.
Series' fans can expect sweeping landscapes and brutal battles.
Apparently, the team has scaled back somewhat from Odyssey.
Creative director Ashraf Ismail says there won't be a gameplay demo.
The area will be part of what is sure to be a huge map.
Could a retailer's quick fix point to a release in October?
But the developers are not yet going to reveal how they "managed that trick."
Here is the acting duo that will be taking us to Valhalla.
He's also not worried about comparisons to God of War.
Here's everything Ubisoft have revealed about their upcoming open world RPG so far.
"It had nothing to do with us," says narrative director Darby McDevitt.
The open world RPG will have some interesting online elements.
Creative director Ashraf Ismail promises "other surprises" with regards to the world.
"The settlement is really key to this experience," says creative director Ashraf Ismail.
Creative director Ashraf Ismail confirms players can "play the content as they wish to play it."
Creative director Ashraf Ismail and narrative director Darby McDevitt talk about the recent CG trailer.
Ubisoft's trend of skipping Steam continues with the next Assassin's Creed.
Oh yeah, there's a lot of stuff to process.
It's going to look pretty.
Ubisoft will be one of the developers featured in the upcoming showcase.
Xbox One owners will receive a free upgrade for Xbox Series X, according to a Best Buy listing.
Ubisoft also confirms it to be a single-player game, though there are "many online components."
Naval combat won't be returning but you will explore the world on a customizable longboat.
Take on the role of Eivor, the Viking, and raid the Saxons.
Holiday 2020 might be a busy period for Ubisoft.
Talk about a big project
The next Assassin's Creed game will be unveiled in full with a world premiere trailer tomorrow.
The title for the next Assassin's Creed may have potentially leaked.
Concept art creation being shown in painstaking detail.
It seems the next Assassin's Creed game will be getting its reveal imminently.
The series' next mainline announcement might get its official announcement soon.
Unfortunately, Splinter Cell is not coming up in the next fiscal year.
Amidst all the leaks and speculation, here's what we're hoping to see in the next Assassin's Creed.
Supposedly, it's "not even called Ragnarok."
Also allegedly features co-op support, deeper RPG mechanics, improved combat, and more.
Take this with a grain of salt.
An alleged leak sounds interesting, but sure to ruffle some feathers.
Ubisoft may be committed to large expansive worlds but what about a more meaningful, focused story?
Another massive Assassin's Creed game - and the time investment that comes with it - is on the horizon.
Tons of new details and off-screen gameplay images have surfaced for what is looking like the next Assassin's Creed title.
The 2020 Assassin's Creed title, reportedly codenamed "Kingdom", will indeed be set in Scandinavia, according to a new report.
Are Viking Assassins next on the docket for Ubisoft's long-running series?