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Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla Launch Was Twice As Big As Odyssey’s

In what is being described as “exceptional player activity” Ubisoft has revealed that the launch of Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla is twice as successful as 2018’s Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey.

The reports revealing the levels of success from Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla come down to the game having twice as many active player numbers on launch day when compared to that of Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey.

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A press release provided by Ubisoft reads: “The number of active players on launch day for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla doubled that of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey.”

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In the press release Ubisoft co-founder and CEO Yves Guillemot said the following: “We are humbled by the reception from the players and extremely proud of what our teams have accomplished with Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla.”

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Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Guillemot expressed his delight of Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla launching on no less than seven different platforms. 

In the context of COVID-19, shipping Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla on no less than seven platforms is an incredible achievement for all of the teams involved around the world,” he said.

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Guillemot added: “We are excited to greet players on Xbox Series X/S and PS5 with a game that unleashes the power of the new hardware.

In our review of Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla we said that the game is “definitely worthy of the Assassin’s Creed name”.

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However “It doesn’t quite improve on Odyssey in enough ways for me to say that it’s better,” You can read our review of Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla here.

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Just this week a nostalgic cameo from a fan-favourite character was discovered in Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla, you can discover who that might be here.

Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla is available now for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and Google Stadia.

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