Celebrate Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s Season 3, Sigrblot Season, with the Sigrblot Festival featuring new quests, and more. Enjoy the festivities, partake in all-new quests, and secure the first one-handed sword during the Sigrblot Festival, available from July 29 to August 19, 2021.
Additionally, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s second expansion, The Siege of Paris, launches on August 12, 2021. Set in Francia, this new adventure will set Eivor on a dangerous path full of gripping questlines across the Frankish countryside, towards one of the most infamous conquest battles in Viking history.
Players will be able to take Eivor on a Viking adventure to sack the famous city later this summer.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s first expansion, Wrath of Druids, launched in May 2021 after a short delay. That expansion sent players to Ireland to help Eivor’s cousin establish a trading network and secure his place as king of Dublin. The Assassin’s Creed Valhalla DLC also had a heavy mythological component, as players fought werewolves and druids with mystical powers, though those abilities were explained away as the result of hallucinations caused by poison. The Siege of Paris is currently the second and final paid DLC expansion for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla; Ubisoft announced at E3, however, that Assassin’s Creed Valhalla would be getting post-launch content into the second year after its release, so there is still a chance a new paid DLC expansion could be announced.
Ubisoft officially announced that The Siege of Paris DLC will launch on August 12th, 2021. Unlike Wrath of Druids, The Siege of Paris appears to be a much more grounded adventure for Eivor. It has been confirmed that players will go to the kingdom of Francis and infiltrate the city of Paris. Once there, Eivor will forge alliances and help bring down the city from the inside. Players can prepare for The Siege of Paris by downloading the newly released 1.3.0 update for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, though a second download will be necessary once the DLC officially releases.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will also receive a free update this summer, which will contain the Sigrblot Festival, which will include new festival activities, cosmetics, and one-handed swords. Following the release of The Siege of Paris, there has been little information on future free updates and possibly paid DLC for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. According to Ubisoft’s initial post-launch roadmap, at least one additional free event is planned for 2021. While Ubisoft has promised a second year of content for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, including surprises, it’s conceivable that much of the material for the second year will be rehashed from the first year’s free updates.
However, at least one big piece of fresh material is on the way. Ubisoft teased a new Assassin’s Creed Valhalla DLC at E3 by showing just a fiery gate. Some have interpreted this to mean that the legendary side of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will be expanded with the addition of Muspelheim. In the meanwhile, The Siege of Paris offers far more realistic raiding adventures.
NEW CONTENT in Sigrblot Season
The Siege of Paris – Expansion 2
Added support for The Siege of Paris, preparing the game for the expansion release on August 12. (a separate download is required on release day.)
- Sigrblot Festival is a new time-limited event from July 29-August 19.
- Partake in new festivities and quests to receive exclusive festival rewards (including a one-handed sword!!)
- Players must reach England and complete one of the first two narrative arcs (Grantebridgescire OR Ledecestrescire) and be at least Settlement Level 2 to participate in the Sigrblot Festival.
- We added a new menu option to the game to adjust NPC levels to your liking. You may choose from the following options:
- Off = Scaling is turned off; enemies appear exactly as prescribed in the region description.
- Default = Lower enemies are brought up to 30 power levels under the player’s level (How the game is intended to be played).
- Constant = Enemies will be at least the same power level of the player.
- Harder = Enemies will be 20+ power levels above the player.
- Nightmarish = Enemies will be 50+ power levels above the player.
- Note: Boss encounters and game modes will not be impacted by this as they have their own intended difficulty settings.
Skill Tree Update
- The Skill Tree has improved visibility for new skills added throughout the post-launch.
- We’ve added an option that will auto-acquire all the skill nodes required to reach the currently highlighted node (if you have enough skill points available).
• Light Fingered: Eivor will now automatically pick up nearby loot with a quick flick of the wrist (without having to press the interact button). • Thrill of War: Gain adrenaline as long as you remain in conflict.
• Heidrun Slam: Press R2 while sprinting to knock enemies back with a powerful knee slam. • Idunn’s Heart: Passively regenerate recent health loss after a short delay.
• Survival Instinct: When at less than a third of health, hold -> for partial healing (Exchange adrenaline for health). • Wolf Warrior: Your damage increases lower your health.
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