The infamous event Ubisoft called Assassin’s Creed 15th Anniversary Celebration has just taken place, and without wasting time the hosts proceeded to talk about the most urgent and salient news to announce, namely the confirmation that Year 2 of content for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla of which there has been rumors for a long timewith copious additions to that Road map dating back to last February.
In addition to the confirmation alone, the nature of the contents was also described, the most gluttonous of which is a whole new game mode which finds its own setting in another of the Nine worlds of Norse mythology.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, next stop: Niflheim
To dwell extensively on this second year for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla was the producer Hank Araizawho first presented what everyone and everyone expected: of the repetitions of the various seasonal festivals; new armor upgrades; new mastery challenges and (exceptionally, one might say) new tombs to exploreleaving for last the most important contribution: The Forgotten Saga.
It is a new game mode that introduces Assassin’s Creed Valhalla in the world of roguelitea challenging videogame genre whose popularity has increased exponentially over the first few years of this new decade and with whom Ubisoft has already experimented with The lost godsexpansion for its success Immortals Fenyx Rising whose gameplay was attributable precisely to this genre, while the base game maintained the open world nature typical of the long-running sagas of the Breton videogame house.
This new adventure will bring Eivor / Havi to visit a fifth world, after having passed (or passed) through Asgard, Jotunheim, Muspellheim and of course ours Midgard. This time the new stage is none other than Niflheimkingdom of fog and death.
All this content will be free and followed by a bonus chapter for the single player mode, which according to the words of Araiza will tell the last days of the life of Eivorshedding light on questions that the base adventure never answered.
The producer did not mention a specific date for the debut of The Forgotten Sagabut he said he was enthusiastic for us gamers, that “this summer we will experience a new trip to Niflheim […] inspired by roguelite“, So we could also assume that the arrival of this new game mode is not too far off.
On balance, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla it just seems to be the favorite son of Ubisoft, which seems to be intent on enriching it more and more. That the reason is to keep company with those who love the series until the time is ripe to talk a little more about the still mysterious Infinity project? This, as usual, only time will tell.
If you want to catch up on the event, here it is for you below, waiting for the next onefor which the hosts have already given appointment in September 2022: