Assassin's Creed Valhalla now launching on November 10 with Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S

Assassins Creed Valhalla Ultimate Edition Art
Assassins Creed Valhalla Ultimate Edition Art (Image credit: Ubisoft)

What you need to know

  • Microsoft has confirmed that the Xbox Series X/S will release on November 10 for $499/$299, respectively.
  • Ubisoft has bumped up Assassin's Creed Valhalla's release date by one week, now launching on November 10 for all platforms — pending the release date of the PS5.
  • It was originally set to launch on November 17, 2020.

After Microsoft confirmed the release date for its upcoming Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, Ubisoft followed suit and bumped up the release date of Assassin's Creed Valhalla to coincide with the next-gen launch.

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Microsoft recently revealed that the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S will be launching on November 10, 2020 for $499/$299, respectively. Preorders are set to go up for both consoles on September 22.

Assassin's Creed Valhalla will support Xbox Smart Delivery, so those that purchase the game on Xbox One will get a free upgrade on Xbox Series X/S, and it will run at 4K on the Xbox Series X. It's unclear if Sony or Ubisoft has an upgrade path in mind for the PS4 and PS5.

Ubisoft's upcoming Viking epic is set to release on Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, PC, and Stadia.

Jennifer Locke

Jennifer Locke has been playing video games nearly her entire life, and is very happy Xbox is growing a stronger first-party portfolio. You can find her obsessing over Star Wars and other geeky things on Twitter @JenLocke95.