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Ubisoft has revealed Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla‘s release date. Surprise! It’s on November 10, the same day that the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S are debuting.
Valhalla will also be out on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, and Stadia that day. The open-world viking game is coming to PlayStation 5 as well, but Sony’s system does not have a release date yet.
Neither did the Xbox Series X until earlier today. We’ve waited a long time to find out when Microsoft’s new system would debut. Now, just two months before launch, we finally have that date. And Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla will be an important part of that release. With Halo: Infinite delayed, Valhalla will be one of the biggest games available for the Series X on November 10.
And it won’t be the only big Ubisoft game available on the new console for its first day. Watch Dogs: Legion will also be out for Xbox Series X and Series S on November 10. Unlike with Valhalla, it is launching for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC before that, on October 29.
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Those are two major games from Ubisoft. While many companies are struggling to pack their holiday lineups with the same oomph that we’ve seen in pre-COVID years, Watch Dogs and Valhalla make for a might stable of triple-A experiences. And with a lack of first-party launch games for Series X, the idea of experiencing those big-name games are new, sexy hardware could give Xbox fans a reason to upgrade.
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