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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Post-Launch Content Ends After 2 Years

Over the past two years, Ubisoft has expanded into the world of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla through a steady stream of rich post-launch content updates, taking players all over 9th-century England and building on the journey of its Viking protagonist, Eivor. The game’s expansions included a supernatural 35-hour expansion called Dawn of Ragnarok and a cross with Assassin’s Creed Odysseyamong others.

Now, it’s been announced that support for the title will officially end in 2022, according to a Ubisoft blog post.

December 6, 2022 will see the release of the final content update, Title Update 1.6.2, which will include “a touching and intimate conclusion to Eivor’s saga”, in an epilogue titled ‘The Last Chapter’.

To access free DLC content from ‘The Last Chapter’players must complete the following key parts of the game:

  • Complete the main storyline committing to all territories of England
  • Complete the mythic story arcs of Asgard and Jotunheim
  • Upgrade your settlement to level 5 and build the Jomsviking Barracks
  • Kill all targets of the Order of the Ancients and reveal its leader

Ubisoft also announced that the “highly requested” New Game+ feature will not be added to Valhalla, and that time-limited festival events in Ravensthorpe will no longer run – although all past festival rewards will be available from all vendors across England at the end of “The First Night of Samhain” quest.

The arrival of The last chapter will also see Assassin’s Creed Valhalla debut on Steam, Valve’s PC games storefront, marking a return to the platform for Ubisoft.

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Although this marks the end of production on Ubisoft’s biggest hit Assassin’s Creed games, the future of the franchise looks bright.

At the studio’s 2022 Assassin’s Creed Showcase, which commemorated the series’ 15th anniversary, four new main lines Assassin’s Creed entries have been announced that will explore the settings of 9th-century Baghdad, feudal Japan, and ancient China. Also teased as a “different kind of Assassin’s Creed game’ is Codename Assassin’s Creed Hexe, directed by Far Cry 2 and Watch Dogs: Legion designer, Clint Hocking, which would take place during the witch trials in the Holy Roman Empire.

Ubisoft left a farewell message on its official blog outlining all the details of the final content update, thanking over 20 million concurrent players for their longevity with the title:

“On behalf of the entire team, we would like to thank you for your love and support over the past two years. It is not without emotion that we bid farewell to the Kissed by Wolves saga.