Game news Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: A free-for-all rogue-like mode is coming
While the bulk of the Summer Game Fest has passed with the launch party and the Showcase of Xbox and Bethesda, it’s the turn of another conference to point the tip of its nose: the one dedicated to the Assassin’s Creed saga. .
A short conference, but something new for Valhalla
It was in six minutes flat that Ubisoft celebrated the fifteenth anniversary of the Assassin’s Creed saga which made its debut in 2007 on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, with Assassin’s Creed first of the name which highlighted the adventures of ‘Altair. Since then, water has flowed under the bridges and assassins have succeeded. After Altaïr, we therefore saw Ezio Auditore take over or even Connor, Arno Victor Dorian, the Frye or even Bayek from Assassin’s Creed Origins and Eivor from Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. Moreover, it is the latter who was the star of the event.
Starting today, players can access new free content by launching Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. The title has actually just received a new update which introduces Year 2 of the game. The latter notably offers to find the various festivals of the past year or even to get your hands on new armor. That’s not all, players will also be able to participate in the second pack of the Mastery Challenge. From autumn, it will also be possible to explore new tombs.
In the fall, players will be able to discover new caves to explore to solve the mystery of the Tombs of the Dead and a last surprise will await them at the end of the year when the Assassin’s Creed teams will unveil the last episode of Eivor’s story. as a free chapter for all players.
A bonus rogue-lite experience
To top it all, Ubisoft has also announced that brand new free content for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will land this summer, namely The Forgotten Saga. This new proposal will allow travel to the Niflheim region and will be inspired in particular by the rogue-lite genre, which means that it will give players a hard time.
This summer, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla players will also be able to take part in the rogue-lite genre-inspired Journey of Odin for free, which will take them to the spectacular region of Niflheim and introduce the new game mode, The Forgotten Saga, which will will offer a completely new approach to gameplay.
About the Summer Game Fest
What is Summer Game Fest?
No E3 this year, but we can still count on another world-class event: the Summer Game Fest, a big show dedicated to announcements of video games to come this year or the following years. It was in 2020 that journalist and host Geoff Keighley launched this now unmissable festival for the first time. Last year, the show featured stunning images from Elden Ring; so inevitably, the third iteration raises high expectations.
When does Summer Game Fest 2022 start?
The Summer Game Fest is this Thursday, June 9 at 8 p.m. The show will once again be followed by a Day of the Devs session devoted to the independent scene.
How to follow the Summer Game Fest 2022?
On JV, we will react live to announcements from the LeStream channel alongside Maxildan and Aymeric Lallée in particular. The show will also be directly visible as a teaser on JV’s homepage. And for those who prefer reading, you will of course find our news throughout the conference. A written summary will also be available
What is the program for Summer Game Fest 2022?
Among the games not to miss, there is in particular the heir to Dead Space, The Callisto Protocol, which shows us its first gameplay images. For its part Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 presents us with its first level. Also on the program: Gotham Knights, Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course, the first game from Aaryn Flynn’s studio (ex-Bioware) Nightingale, the JRPG One Piece Odyssey, the free-to-play Warframe or even Planet of Lana. Geoff Keighley further announced: “We have a few new game announcements for this show and hopefully a few surprises if all goes well. But it’s definitely a show that mostly focuses on things that are foretold.”