Assassin's Creed Valhalla Launches This November For Current-Gen

Assassin's Creed Valhalla Launches This November For Current-Gen

Next-gen is "coming soon."

A launch date has been set for Ubisoft's viking adventure. Assassin's Creed Valhalla will launch on current-gen consoles, PC, and Google Stadia on November 17, while next-gen systems will be "coming soon" after.

Set in England, Assassin's Creed Valhalla stars Eivor, a Viking warrior caught in the middle of conflict between the Saxons and Danes. Alongside raiding coastal outposts and demolishing enemies with dual-wielded axes, Eivor looks like they'll be on a long, epic journey, much like Bayek and Kassandra/Alexios.

Alongside coming to current-gen consoles, Stadia, and PC, Assassin's Creed Valhalla will also be coming to next-gen consoles. No firm date has been set yet, but it's already been confirmed that Valhalla will have a next-gen upgrade for at least Xbox Series X via Smart Delivery.

Assassin's Creed Valhalla has had numerous leaks over the last few weeks, of various gameplay segments that both disappointed fans and subsequently quelled their concerns. Today during Ubisoft Forward, we finally got a deep dive of the gameplay straight from the source, as well as confirmation of its release date this holiday season.

Through various interviews and previews, we've seen how Assassin's Creed Valhalla plans to push the series forward. It seems to be combining the greatest parts of Odyssey and Origins together, along with a tinge of Assassin's Creed 3 in the general flatness of England. As our own Mike Williams called it, it is the grand unifying theory of Assassin's Creed.

Today's news and stream also comes in the midst of misconduct allegations against a number of games industry members, including several Ubisoft employees. Several top Ubisoft execs resigned yesterday, with two leaving the company and CEO Yves Guillemot committing to implementing "profound changes" across the company. The publisher also announced before today's stream that it would be not addressing these issues during the broadcast.

For more on Assassin's Creed Valhalla, check out our early hands-on with the game, including raiding some forts and even fishing.

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Eric Van Allen

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Eric is a writer and Texan. He's a former contributor to sites including Compete, Polygon, Waypoint, and the Washington Post. He loves competitive games, live music, and travel.

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