Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: PS4 to PS5 – PS5 Showcase, Ubisoft Forward, Next-Gen Upgrade & More

The hotly-anticipated RPG is coming to both current and next-gen consoles, but how will it work out?

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We’ve gotten our first taste of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla‘s graphics, and it’s generated plenty of hype for release day.

The game’s arrival on PS4 will also have next-gen implications for PS5, with a no-cost upgrade on the way according to Ubisoft!

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Latest News – PS5 Showcase

We expect to finally get a full-length showcase of the PS5 at an upcoming reveal event on Wednesday, 16 September.

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IT’S COMING!: The PS5 Showcase should be a full-scale reveal event for Sony’s next-gen powerhouse

This might give us more insight into how games like Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will look come next-gen.

READ MORE: PS5 Showcase COUNTDOWN: What to Expect, New Games & more

We’ll hopefully get a PS5 release date to mirror the recently announced Xbox Series X release date.

What we know so far

The Creative Director of the series, Ashraf Ismail, believes that Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will set itself apart from its predecessors by providing a fresh take on the RPG experience.

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MY LORD: Ubisoft has decided upon the Viking-era as a suitable theme for the next title, and we couldn’t be more hyped!

We know that we’re looking at a Viking-era game featuring plenty of combat and navigation by sea.

READ MORE: Everything you need to know about Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

However, this time around, the main focus of the game will be ‘obtaining power’ like a true Viking, rather than just ranking up your character and gear.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla on PS4 and PS5

According to an announcement made by Ubisoft, players will be able to upgrade their PS4 versions of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla to the next-gen PS5 version at no additional cost!

You can see this now on the Ubisoft store, where you can also pre-order the game!

READ MORE: Assassin’s Creed Valhalla PS5: Features, Price, Upgrade & more

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