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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Release Time, Download Size & pre-order Bonuses

The day is almost here - the wait for Assassin's Creed Valhalla arrives this week.

We know the latest instalment in the AC series arrives on Next Gen consoles, the PS5 and Xbox Series X|S, but when we can we actually start playing the Ubisoft title?

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Assassin's Creed Valhalla Release Date

Assassin's Creed Valhalla arrives on Tuesday, 10 November - the same day as the launch of Xbox Series X|S.

Those wanting to play on PS5 must wait until at least until Thursday, 12 November.

Release Time

This is where things get interesting.


On PC, thanks to Ubisoft Connect, you can get playing Tuesday 10 November at 12:01am EST / 5am GMT.

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For PC players on the Epic Games Store, you can get playing at 11am EST / 4pm BST.

Pre-loads are already live on both PC platforms, having done so on Friday, 6 November at 11am EST / 4pm GMT.

Xbox One & Xbox Series X|S

It's more uniform on console, with all Xbox launches going live on Tuesday, 10 November at 12:01am local time.

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Pre-loads are already available, going live on Friday, 6 November.

PlayStation 4

PS4 mirrors the Xbox release on Tuesday, 10 November at 12:01am local time.

Pre-loads arrived slightly later however, on Sunday, 8 November at 12:01am local time.


PlayStation 5

A specific launch time for PS5 is yet to be revealed, but remember that the PS5 console will not be released until Thursday, 12 November and Thursday, 19 November in most markets.


The Stadia launch is the same as the consoles on Tuesday, 10 November at 12:01am local time.

Download Size

The download sizes for Assassin's Creed Valhalla are as follows:

PC - 45GB

PS4 - 45GB

READ MORE: Assassin's Creed Valhalla PC Settings


Xbox One - 44GB

Xbox Series X|S - 45GB

PS5 - 45GB

A Day One patch also arrives on the game at launch, which includes:

  • Fine-tuned the balancing of the game
  • Addressed various quest-related nuisances
  • Improved performance and stability
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes

Pre-order Bonuses

Pre-ordering Assassin's Creed Valhalla grants you access to a bonus mission named The Way of the Berserker.

Claiming the Gold Edition gives you the Season Pass, with the Ultimate Edtion giving you the Season Pass and The Ultimate Pack.

The Season Pass includes the exclusive mission, The Legend of Beowulf.

Expansion 1 - Wrath of the Druids - arrives in the Spring, with Expansion 2 - The Siege of Paris - coming in the Summer.

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The Ultimate Pack offers Berserker Gear, Settlement items, a Longship pack and a set of runes.

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