A brand new Assassin’s Creed Valhalla story trailer has arrived bringing with it a deep dive into the legacy that’s Eivor. Additionally, Ubisoft additionally revealed a brand new podcast documentary sequence known as Echoes of Valhalla that talks extra concerning the historic inspiration behind the most recent story.
We’ve seen fairly a little bit of Eivor beforehand, however the newest video goes deeper into who they’re by way of their affect and relation to their identification as a Viking and what occurs when responsibility interferes with household.
After Eivor’s clan was pushed out of Norway due to struggle and a dimming allocation of assets, it is as much as Eivor to carve out a brand new future for his or her clan and place within the kingdoms of England.
Throughout Valhalla, gamers will rework into Eivor as they encounter notable and highly effective names in historical past, together with the sons of Ragnar Lothbrok. There are additionally just a few mysteries to uncover as properly, together with a looming menace that’s intricately tied to England and its future.
According to the video’s official description:
“Driven from Norway by endless wars and dwindling resources in ninth century AD, players will lead Eivor’s clan of Norsemen across the icy North Sea to the rich lands of England’s broken kingdoms. Players must carve out a new future for their clan, reliving the ruthless fighting style of Viking warriors with a revamped combat system that includes the ability to dual-wield weapons against a greater variety of enemies than ever before. To secure resources, players can lead raids to select locations using their longship to earn much-needed riches and supplies. As the Vikings begin to settle in their new home, they encounter resistance from the Saxons, including King Aelfred of Wessex, who denounces them as heathens and looks to be the sole ruler of a civilized England. Against all odds, Eivor must do what is necessary to keep Valhalla within reach.”
For the debut of the Echoes of Valhalla podcast, you’ll be able to take a look at what the devs must say concerning the upcoming recreation proper right here by means of Spotify.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla makes its grand debut on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X, and Xbox One on November 10.