Assassin's Creed Valhalla
Summary: 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.
Robust Open World
Valhalla's beautiful open world feels less empty and more intriguing than its predecessors.
Valhalla successfully refreshes some of the series' gameplay systems, including gear upgrades and guaranteed assassinations.
Many critics noted annoying or distracting bugs they experienced while playing.
Top Critic Average
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.
Valhalla is another enormous Assassin's Creed saga, lavishly designed, with its sights set on story direction over narrative choice.
Bloody and captivating, Valhalla is Assassin's Creed at its best.
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.
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.
Assassin's Creed Valhalla is full of interesting stories and fun interlocking systems, making it an engrossing world you can easily get lost in
Though its campaign takes time to get going, Assassin's Creed Valhalla brings a satisfying finish to the current saga of the franchise.
Valhalla’s most intriguing story is one about faith, honor, and family, but it’s buried inside this massive, massive world stuffed with combat and side quests. That balance is not always ideal, but I’m glad, at least, that it forces me to spend more time seeking out interesting things in the game’s world.
Overall, it feels a lot of care and thought went into making Valahalla feel less like a checklist of things to do and more like a world to organically experience.