Despite some controversial tests on Assassin's Creed Valhalla, the new offshoot of the assassin series sells dazzle. As Ubisoft has announced, the Viking part is the best-selling of all Assassin's Creed parts in terms of launch time. And the French publisher is also satisfied with the ratings for Assassin's Creed Valhalla.


When the first ratings from the tests for Assassin's Creed Valhalla came in, the scene seemed divided: some praised the title in the sky, other testers, however, were disappointed with the work delivered by Ubisoft Montreal.

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It is now clear: the average rating is significantly higher than one might have assumed at the beginning. Despite the criticism, we also liked the game, im In the test, Assassin's Creed Valhalla just missed an 80 rating. At Metacritic, depending on the version, you get an average of 80 to 85 rating points. Overall good results, which are now also reflected in good sales figures for Ubisoft.

Ubisoft underlines the strong sales of Assassin es to Creed Valhalla in the launch phase with the fact that the game is the best-selling launch title for PC, corresponding record numbers have been measured in the in-house store. Assassin's Creed Valhalla sold more units in its first week than any other Assassin's Creed game over the same period.

“We are very happy about the enthusiastic feedback from the players and thank the fans for theirs
incredible support, ”says producer Julien Laferriére. "Delivering this game in the midst of a global pandemic has been a tour de force for our teams and it's fantastic to see how much the players enjoy the title." The start is just the beginning, says Laferriére. He is referring to the future content plans that will enrich the Viking saga with two expansions, including a trip to medieval Paris.

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The players seem to be at least active, in the Nordlands as well as in medieval England. Ubisoft reports that fans have already covered around four million kilometers of travel in the game. Over 55 million buildings in the Viking villages of the players were also unlocked. And whoever complained about the mini-games: they seem to be well received by fans. In the Orlog dice parties over 3,5 million games were won, in the drinking games over 1,8 million players managed to emerge victorious from the drinking duel at least once.

Assassin's Creed Valhalla focuses on a ninth-century story about Vikings (m / f) Eivor. The main strengths of the new offshoot of the assassin series are a return to more stealthy action with a revised combat system - including dual-wield.
Assassin's Creed Valhalla is for Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One consoles, PlayStation 5,
PlayStation 4, as well as PC and via Google Stadia on Stadia, and also available via the Amazon Luna and Ubisoft + subscriptions.


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