Game company Ubisoft recently announced that recently launched Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has gained a lot of players on day one compared to its predecessor.
The numbers that AC Valhalla got doubled the ones that Odyssey gained. This is a trend that is expected to continue as sales of the new generation of consoles increase. It delivers players expectations for its fascinating world an immersive narrative and has reached high levels of viewership and engagement on Twitch and YouTube that surpass any Ubisoft game launch to date.
“We are humbled by the reception from the players and extremely proud of what our teams have accomplished with Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, which builds on the amazing success of its predecessors,” said Yves Guillemot, Ubisoft co-founder and CEO. “In the context of COVID-19, shipping Assassin’s Creed Valhalla on no less than seven platforms is an incredible achievement for all of the teams involved around the world. We are excited to greet players on Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 with a game that unleashes the power of the new hardware. This paves the way for an exciting Christmas period, with Assassin’s Creed Valhalla set to be one of this season’s biggest hits.”
AC Valhalla’s successful launch only proves Ubisoft’s achievement in continuing to drive the franchise forward. Since AC Origins, the game company is set to reinvent the franchise experience starting with fight and player progression in AC Origins and a brand-new take on narrative choice in AC Odyssey. AC Valhalla is based from these two games and offers the ultimate gaming experience.
With development led by Ubisoft Montreal, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla offers players the captivating experience of playing as Eivor, a legendary Viking warrior, driven from Norway by endless wars and dwindling resources in ninth century AD. Players can relive the ruthless fighting style of Viking warriors with a revamped dual-wielding combat system and experience new gameplay features such as raids, assaults, and the settlement, as well as a revamped progression and gear upgrade system. Political alliances, combat decisions and dialogue choices can influence the world of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, so players must choose wisely to protect their clan’s home and their future.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is available on Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One consoles, PlayStation 4, the Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Store on Windows PC, as well as on Stadia, Amazon Luna and Ubisoft’s subscription service, Ubisoft+. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will release on PlayStation 5 alongside the launch of the console on November 12.