Just like Ubisoft I announced yesterday after the peculiar teaser of Assassin's Creed: ValhallaToday we were able to see the first kinematic trailer of this new installment of the action saga of the French company. Without showing the gameplay of the title yet, in this new video -which you can see under these lines- several details have been dropped about its main mechanics, as well as its launch in late 2020 on Xbox Series X, PS5, Xbox One, PS4, Stadia, and PC (Exclusively at Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Store).
Hidden Blade and RPG elements return
Finally Assassin's Creed: Valhalla confirms his Nordic setting in which we will have an important weight as Eivor, a Viking legend in search of glory during the 9th century invasion of England. During the cinematic trailer that Ubisoft has shown, it was possible to see a open field battle in which the protagonist himself, armed with an ax in each hand
In addition to the brute force of the two axes, one of the most iconic weapons in the series has made an appearance: it is the hidden sheet, a device that for reasons of lore had not appeared in the franchise since Assassin's Creed: Syndicate and now it comes back in a Nordic style with the blade above the forearm, instead of below.
It is also confirmed that this game get back to RPG mechanics like the two previous installments of the saga (Assassin's Creed: Origins and Assassin's Creed: Odissey), with great importance of Viking looting against Saxon fortresses and troops not only to gain wealth but also to prosper your settlement and consolidate your political power.
From Ubisoft define the open world of this video game as "beautiful, mysterious and changing", where the handling of drakar -the quintessential vinkingo ship- being key in the incursions that we can carry out from the coasts of Norway to the kingdoms of England.
Launch at the end of the year for the new and current generation
Assassin's Creed: Valhalla It has not only shown its setting and aesthetics, but has also given us details of its launch. Its premiere is scheduled for the end of 2020 both in the new generation
This new installment has been developed by thirteen Ubisoft studios although it has Ubisoft Montreal at the helm, a team that has signed such acclaimed titles from the franchise as Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag or the previously mentioned Assassin's Creed: Origins. Among the studies that have collaborated in the creation of Assassin's Creed: Valhalla we have Ubisoft Barcelona as a national contribution to this new edition of the franchise, in a collaboration of 15 different studies.
On Thursday May 7 we will see his first gameplay
Microsoft has just announced a Xbox Series X presentation for Thursday, May 7, in which his first games will be shown, and among them will be Assassin's Creed: Valhalla
Attentive, Assassins! You will have the first gameplay of #AssassinsCreedValhalla on Xbox Series X during Inside Xbox on May 7. https://t.co/P1Mfor3VZ1 Ubisoft Espaa (@Ubisoft_Spain) April 30, 2020
With Smart Delivery on Xbox
Just like I announced Cyberpunk 2077, Assassin's Creed: Valhalla will make use of the function Smart Delivery from xbox so By purchasing the game on Xbox One you will also have instant access to the Xbox Series X version, the new console, when the game and new hardware are available.
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