Tag: Assassins Creed Valhalla
News Here Are The Patch Notes For The Final Assassin's Creed Valhalla Update On Xbox
Arriving this Tuesday
It's been an amazing few years for Assassin's Creed Valhalla, and it all finally comes to an end this Tuesday, February 21st, as the game is getting its final ever update on Xbox (and other platforms) in the form of Patch 1.7.0. There's nothing major here as we're just looking at bug fixes for the most part, although keep in...
News Ubisoft Won't Add 'Highly Requested' New Game+ To Assassin's Creed Valhalla
"We understand this news will come as a disappointment"
Ubisoft yesterday shared some news with Assassin's Creed Valhalla players - announcing the game would be wrapping up its post-launch support on December 6th, 2022. Perhaps the most difficult part of this announcement was Ubisoft's update on the "highly requested" New Game+ feature. In short,...
News Assassin's Creed Valhalla's Final Chapter Is Heading To Xbox Soon
The end of an era
After two packed years of content for Assassin's Creed Valhalla, the game is finally preparing to say goodbye with its "Last Chapter" DLC, which will arrive free for all players on Xbox at some point within the next few months. Details are limited right now, but you can check out the new trailer above - in which Eivor proclaims...
Review Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Dawn Of Ragnarök - A Fantastical Outing
A Hugr-Rip-roaring adventure
It's been well over a year now since Ubisoft dropped the majestic Assassin's Creed Valhalla, our own personal favourite entry in the long-running franchise, and it's a game that's been well supported with supplementary story content 14 months down the line, with both previous DLCs, Wrath of the Druids and The Siege of...
News Assassin's Creed Valhalla Joins Xbox Free Play Days Next Week
Put it in your diary
If you've yet to try Assassin's Creed Valhalla and you're wondering what the fuss is about, you'll get a chance to play the game with Xbox Free Play Days next week, as long as you're an Xbox Live Gold or Game Pass Ultimate subscriber. Earlier this week, the team at Ubisoft confirmed that Valhalla will be having a "Free Weekend...
Video Here's A First Look At Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Dawn Of Ragnarok Gameplay
The massive upcoming expansion
Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Dawn of Ragnarok was announced back in December — a massive expansion for Valhalla featuring around 35 hours of gameplay, and we've now been treated to some footage of said gameplay. You can check out that footage in the IGN video above, and Xbox has also published a
News Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Dawn Of Ragnarök Brings Its 'Epic Journey' To Xbox In March 2022
"The most ambitious expansion in franchise history"
It was rumoured earlier this month, and now it's been confirmed — Assassin's Creed Valhalla is getting "the most ambitious expansion in franchise history" on March 10th, 2022 in the form of Dawn of Ragnarök. In the expansion, you'll "become the Norse god Odin as you embark on an epic journey...
Rumour Assassin's Creed Valhalla Getting '40-Hour, God Of War-Style' Expansion In 2022
"Whatever that means"
As if Assassin's Creed Valhalla wasn't big enough, there's a new rumour doing the rounds from reliable reporter Tom Henderson that it will be introducing a 'God of War-style' expansion in March 2022, featuring 40 hours of gameplay. Better yet, we're apparently getting some content even sooner than that too, with smaller DLC...
News Assassin's Creed Valhalla Patch 1.31 Is Now Live On Xbox, Here's Everything Included
It's a big one
As mentioned earlier this week, Assassin's Creed Valhalla is getting a new Nightmare difficulty mode, alongside an array of other features. Well, the time has arrived, as Ubisoft has released Patch 1.31 for all players. Xbox One players will find a file size of 26.23 GB, whilst Xbox Series X|S owners will have a weightier download at...
Soapbox Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Helped Me Confront My Anxiety
Sometimes a 100-hour game is good, actually
Without getting too down, the last year or so has been tough for many - if not all of us. We’ve been faced with a situation that we never even dreamed of coming across in our lifetime, and it’s been exceptionally challenging on many fronts. As a result, people around the world have found solace in...
PSA Assassin's Creed Valhalla: The Siege Of Paris Is Available Now With The Season Pass
With a standalone release arriving on August 12
Assassin's Creed: Valhalla's next huge expansion was originally scheduled for Xbox tomorrow, and if you've already sunk hundreds of hours into the game like us, you'll no doubt be eagerly anticipating the next adventure. The Siege of Paris technically launches standalone on August 12, but if you own...
News Assassin's Creed Valhalla's Director Is Helming The Dead Space Remake
Let's hope Issac isn't diving off of any towers
With the excitement of a Dead Space remake on the way settling down, it's time to look deeper into who's working on the project. Confirmation via a LinkedIn profile has confirmed the former game director for Assassin's Creed Valhalla will now be helming the highly anticipated remake. As spotted by
News Assassin's Creed Valhalla Gets A New 23GB Update This Week, Here's What's Included
We also have a date for The Siege of Paris!
The latest update arrives tomorrow for Assassin's Creed Valhalla, and it's a big one, clocking in at 23.79GB on Xbox Series X and Series S, and 17.2GB on Xbox One. But what's included? A lot, actually! Firstly, we've got confirmation that the second expansion, The Siege of Paris, will be dropping on...
Random Assassin's Creed Valhalla Is Being Used To Promote Tourism In Ireland
The real life version looks a lot less violent
Well, this is pretty unique. Discover Ireland has released a promotional video to encourage tourism, and to do so they're using Assassin's Creed Valhalla as a template. The recently released Wrath of the Druids takes the adventure to Ireland and brings with it some gorgeous vistas to feast your eyes...
News Assassin's Creed Valhalla's Latest Update Introduces A Brand-New Game Mode
Along with the usual bug fixes
Following on from the news that Ubisoft has big plans for Assassin's Creed Valhalla going forward, a new update has dropped which introduces a bunch of things, including a new game mode. Title Update 1.2.2 brings in the Mastery Challenge Game Mode - a set of trials which seek to test your stealth, ranged abilities,...
News Ubisoft Unveils Huge Long Term Plans For Assassin's Creed Valhalla
New expansions, content, and more
The post-launch content for Assassin's Creed Valhalla has already been undeniably strong. We've had a ton of free content, as well as a fully fledged expansion in the form of Wrath of the Druids. As Ubisoft deviates from the traditional one-per-year strategy for the series, there are some huge plans coming for the...
News Assassin's Creed Valhalla Will Show New Content At E3, While The Division 2 Won't
Setting those expectations
Following on from the confirmation that Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake won't be at E3 2021, Ubisoft has since revealed the fates for two more of its properties. Assassin's Creed Valhalla has been confirmed to be part of the Ubisoft Forward presentation on June 12, taking the opportunity to look forward as to...
News Assassin's Creed Valhalla's Latest Patch Fixes Glitched 'Wrath Of The Druids' Quest
Along with adding more Avenge quests
It feels like Assassin's Creed Valhalla is constantly getting updates since its release in November, and now another small hotfix has been deployed to rectify a glitched quest in the new Wrath of the Druids expansion. An issue has arisen for many players, which has resulted in them being unable to the Puca...
News Another Substantial Assassin's Creed Valhalla Patch Has Dropped
New skills, bug fixes, and more
Assassin's Creed Valhalla is no stranger to patches, and this next one is another doozy. It's packed with new skills, quest fixes, and the ability turn the cinematic finisher moves on or off. Title update 1.21.1 weighs in at 16GB on Xbox Series X|S and 12.8GB on Xbox One. The biggest inclusion is the three new...
News Bad News, Assassin's Creed Valhalla's First Expansion Has Been Delayed
Seems travel restrictions have hit Valhalla, too
If you were gearing up to play Assassin's Creed Valhalla's first expansion on April 30, you're going to have to wait a little longer, as it will now release two weeks later on May 13. Wrath of the Druids is set to see the story take a short trip overseas to Ireland. With a new plot, missions, and...
News Assassin's Creed Valhalla's First Expansion Sets Sail Next Month, Ostara Festival Now Live
Ireland, here we come!
Along with the new update this week, which has delivered the Ostara Festival to Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Ubisoft has also announced the first expansion, Wrath of the Druids, will be launching on April 29. Available as part of the Season Pass or separately, the new expansion has players setting sail for Ireland
News Assassin's Creed Valhalla's Free 'Godly' DLC Is A Nostalgic Throwback
Back to the old days
Along with a new update for Assassin's Creed Valhalla this week, Ubisoft has also released a free DLC pack which includes, among other things, Altaïr's outfit from the original Assassin's Creed game. To go with the cosmetic item, players can also grab Yule Festival rewards and 300 opals. All of this is part of the Godly Reward...
News Another Huge Assassin's Creed Valhalla Patch Is Arriving Tomorrow, With New Content And Fixes
Weighing in with a hefty download
Assassin's Creed Valhalla is set to receive another substantial update tomorrow, bringing the game up to Version 1.2.0. Along with a bunch of bug fixes, a wealth of new skills, camera options, and a brand new timed festival will be welcoming players once the patch is downloaded. It's clocking in at 17.97GB on Xbox...
News Ubisoft Releasing Huge Update For Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Here's What's Included
Xbox Series X|S patch is the biggest of all
Ubisoft has released quite a lot of updates for Assassin's Creed Valhalla since it was launched last November, and later today sees the arrival of Version 1.1.2. The Xbox Series X|S version of this update is the biggest of the lot, coming in at approximately 19.53 GB. The Xbox version will require 15.27...
News Assassin's Creed Valhalla Fronts Ubisoft's Strongest Quarter In History
"Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is the biggest launch ever for the franchise"
We all knew people were loving Assassin's Creed Valhalla, and it seems to have been a heavy hitter for Ubisoft, as the company has reported Assassin's Creed Valhalla as "the biggest launch ever for the franchise". As mentioned during Ubisoft's Q3 earnings call (thanks, Video...
Deal Immortals Fenyx Rising And Other Ubisoft Titles Have Been Discounted In The UK
You'll need to be quick though!
The absolutely fantastic Immortals Fenyx Rising is already on sale over at Amazon UK and is a great imitation of the Breath of the Wild formula. We loved it here at Pure Xbox, saying it had "some brilliantly designed puzzles, flashy, satisfying combat and a huge world full of secrets, treasures and Ancient Greek...
News Ubisoft Is Now Selling XP Boosts In Assassin's Creed Valhalla
"We want to give the option to players to advance their progression"
You might remember there was a bit of controversy when Assassin's Creed Odyssey included an option to boost XP with real money back in 2018, and Assassin's Creed Valhalla i
News Assassins Creed Valhalla Reportedly Has A Spoilerific Endgame Bug
Here's how you can avoid it
It's been almost a month since the release of Assassin's Creed Valhalla for Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and Xbox One, so you might finally be getting to the point where you're ready to finish Ubisoft's epic adventure. Unfortunately, it looks like there's currently a pretty serious bug affecting the endgame, which...
News Assassin's Creed Valhalla Update 1.0.4 Improves Performance, Frame Rate On Xbox Series X|S
Including a 60FPS option on Xbox Series S
There's been a lot of discussion surrounding the Xbox Series X version of Assassin's Creed Valhalla over the past week, with one report suggesting the game was suffering from performance issues on the system. In response, Ubisoft has unveiled Title Update 1.04, which not only promises to provide an...
News Next-Gen Comparison Highlights 'Clear' Assassin's Creed Valhalla Performance Issues On Xbox Series X
With PS5 faring better in some areas
Digital Foundry has published a comparison between the PS5 and Xbox Series X (and Series S) versions of Assassin's Creed Valhalla today, revealing some "clear" issues with the Series X version in particular. In terms of visuals, there's pretty much nothing between the two consoles - they both run at a dynamic...
News UK Boxed Charts: Assassin's Creed Valhalla Takes Top Spot In Xbox Series X Launch Week
Call of Duty settles for second place
Last week was a huge week for boxed sales in the UK following the release of the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S on November 10th, and the best-selling title of the week was Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Valhalla. According to GamesIndustry.biz, 40% of Assassin's Creed Valhalla's sales came on Xbox, with 42% on...
Roundup Here's What The Critics Are Saying About Assassin's Creed Valhalla
Build your own Viking legend
The first reviews for tomorrow's highly-anticipated release of Assassin's Creed Valhalla have gone live today, and they're looking positive! Let's see what some reviewers are saying about the game so far... Keep an eye out for our review of Assassin's Creed Valhalla on Xbox Series X in the near future! GamesRadar...
Video 10 Minutes Of Assassin's Creed Valhalla Running On Xbox Series X
Including details on combat, exploration and more
The release of Assassin's Creed Valhalla on Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and Xbox One is now just a few days away, and Ubisoft has provided a ten-minute look at the game running on Microsoft's most powerful next-gen system. You can check this out in the 4K, 60FPS video above, which provides us with...
News Assassin's Creed Valhalla's 'Ambitious' Post-Launch Plans Revealed
Including free seasonal content
Ubisoft has pulled back the curtain on its post-launch plans for the upcoming Assassin's Creed Valhalla, which includes two major expansions and a whole bunch of free seasonal content. Let's start with those expansions. The first is called Wrath of the Druids, which will take you on a journey to Ireland as you...
News Assassin's Creed Valhalla Has Gone Gold, Confirms Ubisoft
Your Viking saga begins next month
Are you ready for Assassin's Creed Valhalla? Ubisoft has confirmed that its upcoming Xbox Series X/S launch title has officially gone gold ahead of its release on November 10th. Basically, this means the game is finished and ready to go (outside of any pre-launch patches that are in the works), with the official...
News Assassin's Creed Valhalla Gets A Release Date, Official Gameplay Footage
Launches this November
Ubisoft has confirmed that Assassin's Creed Valhalla will release for Xbox One on November 17th, with the Xbox Series X version "coming soon". The game will also support Smart Delivery between both systems. You can watch a whole thirty minutes of gameplay in the video above, which marks our first official look at gameplay for...
News Leak Suggests Assassin's Creed Valhalla Releases In November
Via a now deleted Instagram post
While there's every chance we might learn of Assassin's Creed Valhalla's official release date at tomorrow's Ubisoft Forward event, it looks like it's been revealed a little early via a leak. This comes from the official Assassin's Creed Italy Instagram account, which dropped the date in a short video before...
News More Assassin's Creed Valhalla Gameplay Leaks Online, Quickly Removed
This time from a boss fight
Update: Sorry folks! The original video has already been copyright claimed and removed by Ubisoft. Original story: Remember the thirty-minute Assassin's Creed Valhalla gameplay footage that leaked online the other day? It's happened again, and this time the footage is of a boss fight from the work-in-progress version of...
News Early Gameplay Footage Of Assassin's Creed Valhalla Leaks Online
From a work-in-progress version
Update (Sun 5th Jul, 2020 22:20 BST): Ubisoft has quickly issued a copyright claim on the original video, but it already looks to be popping up elsewhere. Here are some screenshots if you missed it: Original story (Sun 5th Jul, 2020 22:10 BST): Gameplay footage from an early, work-in-progress version of Assassin's...
News Assassin's Creed Valhalla Creative Director Steps Down Due To 'Personal Issues'
The creative director of Assassin's Creed Valhalla has announced that he's stepping down from the project "to properly deal with the personal issues in my life," following recent allegations that he has been engaging in extramarital affairs. On his now deleted Twitter account, Ashraf Ismail issued the following statement...
News Ubisoft Explains How Viking Rap Battles Work In Assassin's Creed Valhalla
"We had a bit of fun with that"
Viking rap battles were subtly mentioned on Assassin's Creed Valhalla's official website following the game's official unveiling, and now Ubisoft has provided new information about the feature. In a Q&A style video on Twitter, creative director Ashraf Ismail explained more about the rap battles known as...
News The Assassin's Creed Valhalla Reveal Trailer Set New Records For Ubisoft
Ubisoft has revealed that its Cinematic World Premiere Trailer for Assassin's Creed Valhalla was hugely successful for the company, breaking internal records (thanks VGC). Speaking in an earnings call, Ubisoft chief financial officer Frédérick Duguet explained that the trailer achieved over 100 million views in the first ten
News Assassin's Creed Valhalla Will Run 'At Least' 30 FPS On Xbox Series X
According to a Ubisoft rep
Ubisoft has commented on the potential frame rate for Assassin's Creed Valhalla on Xbox Series X, refraining from giving a definitive answer, but guaranteeing it'll run "at least 30 fps." A representative reportedly made this comment in response to Eurogamer Portugal earlier today. The statement, which we've translated,...
News Assassin's Creed Valhalla Creative Director Comments On Gameplay Trailer Backlash
"You rightfully expected to see more today."
The "first look gameplay trailer" that Ubisoft released for Assassin's Creed Valhalla as part of yesterday's Inside Xbox didn't go down well with some fans, ultimately due to it being an "in-game first look teaser" rather than an actual gameplay demo, which many had hoped it would be. Taking to Twitter...
News Fans Aren't Happy About That Assassin's Creed Valhalla First Look Gameplay Trailer
"In what world does this count as gameplay?"
It's safe to say that the Assassin's Creed Valhalla "first look gameplay trailer" released earlier today hasn't gone down well with a sizeable portion of fans. It has far more dislikes than likes on its official Xbox YouTube video at the time of writing, and a significant number of negative comments...
News Here's The First Gameplay Trailer For Assassin's Creed Valhalla On Xbox Series X
Take a look!
Ubisoft has revealed its "first look gameplay trailer" for Assassin's Creed Valhalla on Xbox Series X as part of its Inside Xbox event. Check out the full thing above! Microsoft says the video is "representative of Xbox Series X gameplay." Creative Director Ashraf Ismail confirmed that it was an "in-game first look teaser" rather than...
News Assassin's Creed Valhalla Revealed To Run At 4K On Xbox Series X
No word on frame rate
Ubisoft has confirmed that Assassin's Creed Valhalla will run at 4K with HDR colours on Xbox Series X (thanks Windows Central). This was also teased at the end of the Cinematic World Premiere Trailer released earlier today, which indicated the game is a 4K Ultra HD enhanced title. The news isn't particularly surprising -...
News Confirmed! Assassin's Creed Valhalla Uses Smart Delivery On Xbox Series X
Buy and play on either console
You'll be able to buy one copy of Assassin's Creed Valhalla later this year and play it on either Xbox One or the new Xbox Series X. Ubisoft is utilising Microsoft's 'Smart Delivery' feature with the console to allow players to purchase the Xbox One version of the game and get a free next-gen upgrade. This has been...
News Assassins Creed Valhalla Is Coming To Xbox Series X In 2020, Watch The Trailer
Following yesterday's initial reveal for Assassin's Creed Valhalla, the official Cinematic World Premiere Trailer has now arrived! You can watch the full thing above, and Ubisoft has announced that the game will be coming to Xbox Series X and Xbox One later this year in Holiday 2020. The game is being developed by the Ubisoft...