When Ubisoft announced that the first major expansion of Assassin’s Creed Valhala, Wrath of the Druids, see your launch delayed until may 13th, instead of being published on April 29 as planned, the company also anticipated that they would publish a text in which they will try to give transparency to the post-launch content development process of the open world action game. Well, that article was published today on the official Ubisoft blog and they admit that the latest updates to this installment were not up to expectations.
“Everything we do orbits our community, and we always strive to offer you the best of experiences. That said, we are aware that some of the updates to [Assassin’s Creed Valhalla] Most recent have not met your expectations or have not lived up to us“, you can read in the first paragraphs of said statement. They refer, we understand, that the latest content additions to the game have brought with them instability problems that were not present at launch, such as that bug that caused Eivor to crash. always woke up drunk.
That bug, for example, came with the update of the Yule Festival, a small free content addition that brings events to the game settlement, as well as new items and small missions. In the article, the development team of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla explains the differences between minor patches, or hotfix, and game updates, and details how you work in the bug-solving process.
Change in update release cycle
To avoid the same error in the following updates, the development team has chosen to space out the release of the new patches more: instead of every four weeks, from now on they will be published every five to “allow further testing and refinement.”
A updated roadmap with upcoming updates for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: patch 1.21 will be released on April 27, to fix certain bugs such as the fish that disappear, and on May 13 the first major expansion will be published, Wrath of the Druids, which should have come out next week. After that, in late spring, another game update, patch 1.2.2, and a new challenge-based game mode will be released.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla went on sale in November of last year and est disponible en PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, Xbox One, PC y Stadia. You can read our analysis here and take a look at our guide here.