Assassin’s Creed Valhalla brings the action-RPG series into the Viking Age, with all the usual combat and stealth complemented by new elements like settlement-building and raids. So how long will it take you to pillage your way through the Dark Ages?
According to GameSpot reviewer Jordan Ramée, completing the critical path in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will probably take around 60 hours. That estimate is a loose one, though. After 65 hours of play, Ramée said he completed roughly 85% of the game, with some sidequest objectives almost but not entirely completed. If you want to uncover absolutely everything on the map and really plumb its secrets, it may take considerably longer.
“Despite its strong connection to past games, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is more than capable of standing on its own. It takes a little while to build momentum, but when it hits its stride, Valhalla is a confident Assassin’s Creed title that takes a few narrative risks which, as a whole, pay off,” Ramée wrote in GameSpot’s Assassin’s Creed Valhalla review. “Eivor is a good hero with an identity that drives the mystery behind the main narrative, and she shines in the self-contained arc structure of Valhalla’s story. The supporting cast may not shine as brightly, but it’s easy to forgive that when exploring England and discovering new nuggets of worldbuilding is so rewarding.”
For more on Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, check out our review roundup. Or if you’re already sold on the game, prepare yourself for plundering with our Assassin’s Creed Valhalla beginner’s tips and how the new Skills and Abilities systems work.
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