Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has been up to date quite a few occasions since its launch in November 2020. Ubisoft has mentioned on a number of events that it is absolutely dedicated to offering in depth post-launch assist, however current patches have left so much to be desired — principally as a result of they preserve introducing new points. It has been clear for some time that the event staff has had issues making an attempt to wrangle such an enormous recreation — and that is most likely why its first growth, Wrath of the Druids, was delayed into Could.
However regardless of the stumbles, the staff is prepared to be fairly open concerning the state of affairs. In a brand new weblog publish, the developer explains the ins and outs of the replace course of — and it makes for an fascinating learn.
The large takeaway right here is that the devs have altered their strategy, hopefully for the higher. The publish reads: “We have now made a number of modifications to manufacturing pipelines and instruments in order that we are able to ship extra strong updates, which we’ll cowl later. We’re additionally shifting from a 4-week to a 5-week Title Replace launch cycle to permit for extra thorough testing and refinement.” In brief, greater updates that take a bit extra time to get proper. Sounds good to us.
The publish goes on to say that Valhalla’s subsequent replace, patch 1.2.1, will launch subsequent week, on the 27th April.
Any developer will inform you that making a recreation may be very, very troublesome. And for one thing like Murderer’s Creed Valhalla — an open world title that has so many transferring components — we won’t even start to think about how arduous it’s to pin every part down. Here is hoping that these inner modifications assist each the builders and the sport.
To spherical issues off, Ubisoft shares its plans for the comparatively close to way forward for Valhalla. Once more, the following replace hits on the 27th. Then, we have Wrath of the Druids on the 13th Could. Past that, “late spring” will see the introduction of each replace 1.2.2, and the following free content material drop, within the type of the ‘Mastery Problem’ — which is meant to be a combat-based exercise.
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