Today, Ubisoft revealed that Assassin's Creed Valhalla will release on November 10, 2020 on Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, PC, PlayStation 4, and Google Stadia. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and Watch Dogs: Legion are both launch titles for the Xbox Series X|S, and will release on the PlayStation 5 when it launches. Watch Dogs: Legion is expected to launch on October 29, 2020 on Xbox One, PC, PlayStation 4, and Google Stadia.
Today, Microsoft also revealed that the Xbox Series X|S would launch on November 10. The Xbox Series X will cost $499 and the Xbox Series S will cost $299. The Xbox Series X promises 4K resolution gaming at up to 120 frames per second (FPS), while the lower-cost Xbox Series S promises 1440p gaming at up to 120 FPS.
Ubisoft said the following about the surprise Assassin's Creed Valhalla release date. The company also confirmed that Assassin's Creed Valhalla runs at 60 FPS on the Xbox Series X, despite earlier reports that it would only be 30 FPS.
We are excited to announce that players will be able to discover Assassin’s Creed Valhalla sooner than expected! We cannot wait to see the world we’ve been creating over the past three years coming to life on all platforms, including on the next generation of consoles with the Xbox Series X|S on November 10. With the Xbox Series X|S, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will take full advantage of the enhanced graphics, giving players the opportunity to experience the open world of Norway and England down to the very last detail. On Xbox Series X, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will run at 60 FPS in full 4K resolution.
If you purchase Assassin's Creed Valhalla or Watch Dogs: Legion on Xbox One, you'll automatically be upgraded to the Xbox Series X|S versions for free due to Xbox Smart Delivery.
In Assassin's Creed Valhalla, you become Eivor, a legendary Viking raider on a quest for glory. You'll explore a dynamic and beautiful open world set against the brutal backdrop of England's Dark Ages. Your task is to raid your enemies, grow your settlement, and build your political power in the quest to earn a place among the gods. However, you should expect resistance from nefarious forces every step of the way.
In Watch Dogs: Legion, you build a resistance force using anyone in the world as you fight to take back a near-future London facing its downfall. It promises a never-before-seen gameplay innovation that allows you to recruit and play any character. Everyone has a unique skill to help your team.