After asserting the title yesterday, Ubisoft has given us a greater have a look at Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla at present. Ubisoft additionally confirmed that the sport is coming to PlayStation 5 and Xbox One Series X, together with PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, this vacation season.

This features a cinematic trailer, which you’ll be able to watch above. It begins with the narration of an Anglo-Saxon king (the well-known Aelfred the Great) portray the Norse as monsters, whereas the actions within the video present in any other case. This confirms that the sport will happen in the course of the Viking invasions of England, across the ninth century. The trailer additionally reveals the Vikings and Anglo-Saxons participating in a bloody battle. Toward the tip, one of many Norse defeats a big Anglo-Saxon soldier with a hidden blade, the long-lasting weapon of the Assassin’s Creed franchise.

The first Assassin’s Creed debuted in 2007 Since then, the collection has offered a mixed 140 million copies. For years, these video games centered on stealth. The final two entries, 2017’s Assassin’s Creed: Origins and 2018’s Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey, have as an alternative shifted to extra of a role-playing recreation emphasis.

Valhalla can have gamers creating their very own Viking settlement, which can function their hub for the sport. You will play as Eivor, which gamers can select to be male or feminine, simply as in Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey. You may customise their clothes, tattoos, hair, and extra.

The recreation’s scope will embrace Norway and the 4 kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England: Mercia, Wessex, Northumbria, and East Anglia. Norse mythology will even play a task, as we will see within the cinematic trailer with Odin’s seeming look.