Ubisoft announced that Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will be a launch title for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S on November 10, it’s new release date across all platforms, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The PlayStation 5 launch will happen when Sony reveals their consoles’ release date.
“We are excited to announce that players will be able to discover Assassin’s Creed Valhalla sooner than expected! We cannot wait to see the world we’ve been creating over the past 3 years coming to life on all platforms, including on the next generation of consoles with the Xbox Series X | S on November 10,” said Julien Laferrière, Producer on Assassin’s Creed Valhalla.
The Xbox Series X version of the game will take advantage of the enhanced graphics and allow players to play in 4K resolution at 60 FPS. The game will also show off improved shadow quality along with clutter density. Players who purchase the game on Xbox One will be able to utilize Smart Delivery where they’ll be able to upgrade to the more powerful version and use cross-save functionality between both versions.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s story stars Eivor and his Viking raider, driven from Norway due to war and low on resources. It is up to him to lead a clan across the North Sea to find a new home, no matter the cost. Combat includes the use of a hidden blade, dual-wielding axes, swords, and shields against “ the most varied collection of deadly enemies ever found in an Assassin’s Creed game.”
Players can also launch massive assaults against Saxon troops and fortresses. Or set surprise attack from longship to take over enemy territory to regain land and resources. From there, construct and upgrade buildings including barracks, blacksmith, or tattoo parlor. Online modes have players customize raiders, join clans, and play alongside friends.
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