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Assassin's Creed Valhalla

Ubisoft
Nov 10, 2020 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Google Stadia, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
Strong

OpenCritic Rating

83

Top Critic Average

91%

Critics Recommend

IGN
8 / 10
PC Gamer
92 / 100
Eurogamer
Recommended
Easy Allies
8.5 / 10
Metro GameCentral
7 / 10
GamesRadar+
4.5 / 5
Game Informer
9.3 / 10
GameSpot
8 / 10

Assassin's Creed Valhalla Review Summary

StrongCritic Consensus

Robust Open World

Valhalla's beautiful open world feels less empty and more intriguing than its predecessors.

Gameplay Systems

Valhalla successfully refreshes some of the series' gameplay systems, including gear upgrades and guaranteed assassinations.

Bugs

Many critics noted annoying or distracting bugs they experienced while playing.

Assassin's Creed Valhalla takes the modern open-world formula established by Origins and Odyssey and successfully streamlines and builds upon it, delivering an intriguing, fun, and occasionally buggy adventure.


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Assassin's Creed Valhalla Trailers

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Opening Hours Gameplay | Ubisoft [NA] thumbnail

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Opening Hours Gameplay | Ubisoft [NA]

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Norse Mythology | Ubisoft [NA] thumbnail

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Norse Mythology | Ubisoft [NA]

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Cinematic TV Spot | Ubisoft [NA] thumbnail

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Cinematic TV Spot | Ubisoft [NA]


Assassin's Creed Valhalla Screenshots



Critic Reviews for Assassin's Creed Valhalla

Assassin's Creed Valhalla is a massive, beautiful open-world fueled by brutal living and the dirty work of conquerors. It's a lot buggier than it should be but also impressive on multiple levels.

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Bloody and captivating, Valhalla is Assassin's Creed at its best.

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Valhalla is another enormous Assassin's Creed saga, lavishly designed, with its sights set on story direction over narrative choice.

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A vast and multi-faceted trip through a stylised Viking life, with a new fighting system, manifold mini-games and diversions, and untold glitches. It's Assassin's Creed to its core.

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With a sprawling world to conquer and gory combat but also the chance to use that iconic hidden blade, Assassin's Creed Valhalla brings a triumphant balance to the series.

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Assassin's Creed Valhalla is full of interesting stories and fun interlocking systems, making it an engrossing world you can easily get lost in

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Though its campaign takes time to get going, Assassin's Creed Valhalla brings a satisfying finish to the current saga of the franchise.

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OpenCritic Coverage

Assassin's Creed Valhalla Intorduces River Raids Mode

Assassin's Creed Valhalla Intorduces River Raids Mode

Assassin's Creed Valhalla is taking a more concerted stance on building out its live-service elements, as evidenced by the latest patch which introduces a brand-new River Raids game mode.

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Assassin's Creed Valhalla Is Full of Freebies for Yule Season

Assassin's Creed Valhalla Is Full of Freebies for Yule Season

If you thought your family had an ax to grind over their holiday dinner, you haven't seen anything yet. It's Yule Season in Assassin's Creed Valhalla, and that means it's time to reap some rewards.

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Ubisoft+ Beta Hits Stadia Today, No Pro Subscription Required

Ubisoft+ Beta Hits Stadia Today, No Pro Subscription Required

Starting today, Stadia players can access Ubisoft+ by signing up and using the app on Google's cloud-based platform without the need to bundle it with Stadia's own subscription service.

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Ubisoft Promises a Fix for Broken PS4-to-PS5 Game Upgrades

Ubisoft Promises a Fix for Broken PS4-to-PS5 Game Upgrades

Nearly three weeks after the launch of PlayStation 5 in the UK, some players are still having trouble getting their PS4 versions of some games to automatically upgrade to the PS5 versions for free as promised.

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