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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has been formally announced by Ubisoft, and it's confirmed to be coming to Stadia so you will be able to stream it on Linux at release. For those of you hoping to grab it on Steam to play with Steam Play Proton, you're in for some disappointment there as it's going to the Epic Games Store instead. At least with Stadia, there's still a way to play right away.

More: Assassin’s Creed Valhalla throws players axe-first into ninth-century England, an age of warring kingdoms and Viking conquest. As Eivor, a fierce Viking raider, you’ll lead your clan to build a new home amid England’s fractured dominions.

You can see the first story trailer if you're interested below:

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I'm a huge fan of the setting! I somewhat recently blitzed through the Vikings TV series and so this news has me personally quite pumped-up and excited. After playing quite a lot of Assassins Creed Odyssey on Stadia, which works impressively well, hopefully this will too. It's launching "Holiday 2020"

As a reminder, the Stadia game streaming service is now open to anyone in the supported countries (14 total currently). You also get two months free Stadia Pro which comes with multiple games - more on that here.

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Whitewolfe80 Apr 30, 2020
So hidden axe instead of blade otherwise 0/10
t3g Apr 30, 2020
I don’t play these games, but if you play an Ubi game on Steam it launches Uplay after. Is the Uplay integration workable in Proton?

Last edited by t3g on 30 April 2020 at 4:41 pm UTC
KohlyKohl Apr 30, 2020
The trailer in the article is region locked and doesn't work in the US.
Mohandevir Apr 30, 2020
Is it a timed exclusive? If so, guess I'll wait for it to show on Steam and maybe I'll think about buying it, when it will be 50% off... Even then, I have Assassin's Creed Origins and never got through my first run. Whenever I play, I have a feeling of confusion and I gave up because of that. Lack of focus? I don't know, but I don't feel invested in it... It's probably just me though.
Sayuri Apr 30, 2020
I tried the Epic Games store once and its hot garbage.
robertosf92 Apr 30, 2020
Quoting: t3gI don’t play these games, but if you play an Ubi game on Steam it launches Uplay after. Is the Uplay integration workable in Proton?

Yes, at least Watch Dogs 2 worked for me.

Am I the only one who thinks that all that's left of the old Assassin's Creed are the name, the watchtowers and the hidden blades? I mean, we haven't heard from the order since Syndicate (it's well worked out, but I find it dissapointing nonetheless)
Liam Dawe Apr 30, 2020
Quoting: KohlyKohlThe trailer in the article is region locked and doesn't work in the US.
Oh sorry, seems I grabbed it from the UK YouTube, have switched it for their generic named channel which I assume doesn't have such issues.
Liam Dawe Apr 30, 2020
Quoting: GuestGranted, I haven't tried Stadia *snip*
Well, right now you don't need to pay a penny when you sign up. You've got nothing to lose but time and possibly gain a new way to play games. Worth trying at least and keeping an eye on.
mylka Apr 30, 2020
Quoting: GuestI was really hyped about it. But again Epic only? Well thanks for saving me money i guess....

didnt ubisoft say that far cry new dawn will be the last game on steam for a while?

why are you surprised about AC then?

ghost recon, division 2, anno 1800... not epic only. you can buy it on uplay

Last edited by mylka on 30 April 2020 at 10:43 pm UTC
rustybroomhandle Apr 30, 2020
If it were something I'd want to play, I'd probably buy/play through UPlay/Wine directly, rather than the EGS store or Stadia.

Order of preference is:
UPlay direct purchase
EGS Store

Last edited by rustybroomhandle on 30 April 2020 at 6:17 pm UTC
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