Assassin’s Creed Valhalla debuted last November in Spain and around the world, allowing players to immerse themselves in an authentic Viking adventure as Eivor. The title registered the best release in the history of the saga, while a month later we learned that it would have sold approximately 1.7 million copies in its debut. During your recent financial meeting, Ubisoft has indicated that the saga has registered his best year in terms of sales and income.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla drives the assassins and templars
Ubisoft has announced that Annual revenue for the Assassin’s Creed series increased by 50%, compared to the previous record that was set in 2012-2013; a period that lived the game launches like Assassin’s Creed III, Assassin’s Creed Ezio Trilogy and the popular Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. In this way, the French firm claims that Assassin’s Creed register its strongest selling year to date, in the 12 months up to March 31, 2021.
In this sense, the company maintains that enjoyed the “strongest quarter” in February 2021. Figures that were boosted thanks to the successful launch of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. They maintain that, in the month of November 2020, Valhalla sold more units in its first week than any other installment in the series in the same period. A saga that at that time had sold more than 155 million copies since its debut in 2007.
“In terms of value, Valhalla is the biggest premiere in the series”
Despite everything, the aforementioned Assassin’s Creed III is the game that holds the sales record during the launch quarter. Released on October 30, 2012, it managed to sell over 12 million units at the end of December. In defense of the title of Vikings it must be said that Valhalla was released a little later in the year, on November 10, 2020.
“In the franchise of Assassin’s Creed, in terms of units at the end of December, Assassin’s Creed 3 still the biggest launch, but in value, clearly, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is the biggest launch of the franchise“, He said Frederick Duguet, Ubisoft’s chief financial officer said in February. For his part, the CEO Yves guillemot Maintains that “Valhalla he did a great job “, although he does not forget that the trajectory of the saga has been “extremely powerful” thanks to titles such as Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, which in 2017 managed to trace a saga that was on the rampage every after releases such as Assassin’s Creed Unity.
“Valhalla did a great job”
“What we see with Assassin’s Creed is that we have a fantastic recipe and that’s why we decided to expand the post-launch program, to make it the biggest, longest, and strongest we’ve ever had in the franchise, “Guillemot continued,” so really, we are looking for a great transformation and building on the recipe of RPGs“Yes, the firm is aware that recent updates of the game “they have not been up to the task”.
We remind you that Wrath of the Druids, the first major expansion of Valhalla, debut tomorrow May 13 after having suffered a slight delay. Thanks to this content, players will be able to travel to the lands of Ireland and learn new stories related to the Galician folklore. The game is available on PC, PS4, Xbox One, PS5, and Xbox Series X / S. You can read our analysis around here, and consult our tips and tricks around here.