Ubisoft has just announced that their flagship Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will launch on November 10, joining in on the big title battle this Novemeber. They also mentioned and have confirmed that Watch Dogs: Legion will continue with its initial release date of October 29. Both titles are set to arrive just in time for the new Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S’s launch, making them somewhat launch titles for the new Microsoft console.
It is without a doubt that Q4 2020 will be one hell of a fight in the gaming industry. With major titles such as COD Cold War, Cyberpunk 2077, the just announced Hyrule Warriors, and several launch titles from PS5 and Xbox Series X, things are going to be hectic.
AC Valhalla Release Date Official Announcement
AC Valhalla Date On 11/10, Watch Dogs: Legion On 10/29
Today, Ubisoft announced that Assassin’s Creed® Valhalla, the next installment in the Assassin’s Creed franchise, will release on November 10, 2020 on Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, PlayStation®4, the Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Store on Windows PC. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and Watch Dogs®: Legion will both be launch titles on the Xbox Series X | S, and will release on PlayStation®5 upon the launch of the console. Watch Dogs: Legion will release on October 29, 2020 on Xbox One, PlayStation®4, the Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Store on Windows PC.
With both releases available for the launch of the new Xbox Series X | S, Ubisoft brings players an opportunity to enter the next generation gaming experience with two of its most iconic franchises. Leveraging the new consoles’ cutting-edge features and power, Ubisoft unleashes the depth of its open worlds in unprecedented ways and demonstrates its commitment to developing truly immersive games.
With the Xbox Series X | S, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will take full advantage of the enhanced graphics, giving players the opportunity to experience the open world of Norway and England down to the very last detail. On Xbox Series X, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will run at 60 FPS in full 4K resolution.
The near-future London of Watch Dogs: Legion will fully benefit from the Hardware Accelerated Raytracing of the new Xbox Series X | S: from Piccadilly Circus and its giant digital screens to Camden High Street’s neon lights and holograms, the power of real-time ray traced reflections brings a never seen before level of realism to an urban playground.
In addition, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and Watch Dogs: Legion will both leverage the consoles power by offering higher resolution textures and improved shadow quality to players, along with clutter density on Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. Both games will be taking advantage of the Direct Storage, benefiting from faster loading times and a smoother world transversal experience.
Xbox Smart Delivery Technology
Finally, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and Watch Dogs: Legion will leverage the Smart Delivery technology, allowing players to buy the game once and play it on either Xbox One or Xbox Series X | S on November 10, 2020. Cross-save functionality between Xbox One and Xbox Series X | S will also be supported on both games so players can keep their progression from one platform to another. Players who purchase Assassin’s Creed Valhalla or Watch Dogs: Legion on PlayStation®4 will be able to upgrade their game to the next-gen version (PlayStation®5) at no additional cost.