Ubisoft has confirmed that Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s Discovery Tour: Viking Age mode will be available next October 19. The company has thus dated the long-awaited and now traditional educational experience based on the universe of its latest video game, where all players can explore the world and learn historical information from the Viking age while interacting with its people, its history and its culture.
Discovery Tour: Viking Age is free to all Assassin’s Creed Valhalla players. Likewise, the PC version will also be available separately from Ubisoft Connect and in the Epic Games Store, for 19.99 euros. Not surprisingly, for the first time in the series, Discovery Tour: Viking Age will also be sold separately on Stadia, Amazon Luna and PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X | S consoles in early 2022.
Discovery Tour: Viking Age from Assassin’s Creed Valhalla arrives October 19
After the success of Discovery Tour: Ancient Egypt and Discovery Tour: Ancient Greece, this third chapter maintains its informative character, an interactive teaching tool that thinks beyond play, gamifying learning for all ages.
This time, focused on the Viking age and with the possibility of discovering in detail some of its traditions and stories. As Ubisoft explains, this expansion has been developed in collaboration with historians and archaeologists; is a combat free experience, focused on interactive learning, with explorable settings like 9th century Norway and England.
This time, the approach is more ambitious than in previous Discovery Tours. Ubisoft Montreal has changed its formula and now adopts one based on the narrative and story. “Players will put themselves in the shoes of Viking and Anglo-Saxon characters of the time, and will live their lives, small or big. In this memorable adventure they will interact with the world and its inhabitants, and will discover numerous details and anecdotes about this historical period ”, explains Ubisoft in its press release.
Among all the collaborators who have intervened in the documentation and supply of material we find the British Library, the national library of the United Kingdom, with a huge collection of objects and artifacts of the time. Likewise, the manager of museums and artistic installations Hampshire Cultural Trust (HCT). On the other hand, the photographic agency has also collaborated closely Meeting of National Museums – Grand Palai, the entity York Archaeological Trust, the The National Museum (the National Museum of Denmark) and Preston Park Museum & Grounds; the local Stockton-on-Tees county museum.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla It is available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, PC, and Google Stadia.
Source | Press release