. On PS5, all of these little interactions are instant, as are the transitions between gameplay and cutscene. @Jaz007 Yeah it's like @Matroska said. The game tries hard to paint vikings in a more positive light than most other media. No bugs or issues, but is the controller light supposed to be off in game? I need to get gud. I’ve just got the platinum for AC Odyssey and put in a decent amount of hours (138), so I could do with a break from the AC formula before venturing back in. Especially since we already have choices and consequences, why not let us decide how to brutal the raids are? Most importantly, this allows the game's wider cast to actually make an impression. As we wrote in our PS4 review, Valhalla's structure is what sets it apart from its immediate predecessors. Like, we're a Viking more than anything else, let go of the random animus restriction. I've had to restart 3 missions because of various glitches. @Deadhunter @Medic_Alert Same plan here! Common, Rare, … Ubisoft's recreation of 9th Century England is, at its best, quite breathtaking. But got back into it pretty easily. Almost 40 hours in and I'm enjoying it a lot more now. Norway was a bit bland nothing much there England seems a lot better and building base looks good. How does it compare to the tv show Vikings? So hopefully get into it properly now. This is one of several adventures added to the game from the Lost Stories from Greece series. Keep doing one last thing before bed - never ends well the next morning for work. We had gotten used to getting a drink or checking our emails while waiting for Valhalla to load — now we barely have the time to take a bite from a biscuit. They should have taken a page out of the train robberies and money lending missions in RDR2, just with more killing and less redemption. That sounds like a fair response. The lighting, the visual effects, the colours — everything looks more vibrant and detailed. I'd spend hours looking at it. Sounds good to me, look at how many games there were with crap last-gen ports in previous gens so there was bound to be a few this time round! Barely an hour in so far and have died multiple times, 2 hits from a boss and you're done. Assassin's Creed Odyssey Game Guide. If anyone's got any questions about the game or the review, just let me know and I'll try to answer. Hopefully it clicks today otherwise might wait a bit and play something else and come back to it another time. Combat — though still a little bit rigid — feels so much better. I finally made it to Black Flag last Christmas, but decided to skip over Unity and Syndicate and just started Origins. Unless they are really obvious like wealth. How to get your Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Ship. I piled up peasant corpses in fountains. Other actions, like climbing and even taking part in drinking contests, feel way more responsive. PS5 Stock: When and Where to Buy PlayStation 5 for Thanks... PS5 Controller Not Charging in Rest Mode - How to Fix Dua... PS5 Guide: Ultimate PlayStation 5 Resource, Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate: How to Perform All Fatalities. The new system improves Valhalla massively, to the point where we could actually sit back and enjoy the game's intriguing storylines without having to worry about characters falling through the ground at random. On ps4 during raids or larger fights they often didn’t seem to know what to do and would just stand there waiting for you to tw*t them. But yh wait for the PS5 for Valhalla. PS5 Backwards Compatibility: Can You Play PS4 Games on Pl... NBA 2K21: Best Builds for MyPlayer and MyCareer, PS Plus December 2020 PS5, PS4 Games Announced, Just Cause 4 - An Explosive Open World Romp, Second PS5 Firmware Update Is Available to Download Now. Right, first thing's first: Valhalla looks fantastic on PS5. I'm in no way a programmer, so please take this in the spirit of interested curiosity it's meant. Thinking Final Fantasy VII and/or Ghost of Tsushima. Great review, I'm only a few hours in but I already prefer this to Odyssey which itself was very good but largely disposable and the setup here seems better so far. @Col_McCafferty I played the first 3 or 4 chapters of Final Fantasy VII on the base PS4 and it ran perfectly fine, in fact I didn't actually notice much difference when going onto the Pro version. If you're looking for more in-depth criticism of the gameplay and story, definitely check out the PS4 review we did: https://www.pushsquare.com/reviews/ps4/assassins_creed_valhalla. According to business insider:"One UK-based group named CrepChiefNotify(a scalping group) managed to snag just under 3500 PS5 units across its members and pre-orders, giving it stock that not even major online retailers can currently compete with..". It also runs at a silky 60 frames-per-second, giving the entire experience a smoothness that greatly benefits playability. Most of this is just minor nitpicks from me. Also playing as male this time round as the female character seemed a little bland to me this time round. The light is a bit all over the place for me and a lot of England has this haze to it where things look washed out at times and others super vibrant. It was a good game on ps4, but it’s quite a bit better on ps5. Game may have been patched since too. What's more, the countless bugs that plagued the PS4 version of the game have, for the most part, been squashed. As you leave for Megaris, you will also have your first naval combat experience. But what about the bugs? I am years behind on Assassins Creed. I died 3 times to the first boss - that means I've died more times to that one fight than I have in several hours of Demon's Souls. If Ubi can do 4k (dynamic, but super close most of the time) at a solid 60fps, with such a massive game, other developers have no excuse. Guide: New PS5, PS4 Games This Week (23rd November to 30t... Join 352,392 people following Push Square: © 2020 Nlife Media, partner of Gamer Network. Yet now I'm a viking I can't throw a cheeky axe at a monk? If Peri survived, you will be able to have some fun with her. Eivor's not quite as jolly (the game in general isn't anywhere near as jolly! Play for a few hours and if you like it, you’ll probably also like Valhalla (and Odyssey). In own pretty much all AC games bar the first. This might just be my first AC since revelations. Picking this up on Wednesday, can't wait to travel across England in 4K, 60fps! Both me and my son, who watched me platinum Odyssey, were excited to see the tie in with the last game. Are you actually plundering settlement and murdering the people on it (you know, ransacking the churches and clergy for valuables), or does to dial back the Vikings when it comes to killing innocent people? Thyia was a woman living in the village of Lalaia in Phokis, and the sister of Lalaia's magistrate Periktione. Maybe I was a raider in a past life lol. Quests. PS5 Digital Edition vs Standard PS5: What's the Difference? It will price drop pretty hard in 2021. @shogunrok. It's so damn buggy on PS4 that I've stopped playing. ), but he/she has more emotional depth, I think. Sooner that service is rolled out to console the better. I thought bugs were a programming issue and nothing to do with the available power? The game seems good, interested in this when I have ps5 early next year , I started the game on hard and the combat definitely does take getting used to. assassins creed is always good.another game to the collection.word up son. And I think Eivor is definitely up there with Alexios/Kassandra. This is the game I imagined the first one being. @JapaneseSonic no doubt, now just waiting for Cyberpunk XD. @Matroska be cool for a AC game to have a good or evil path. And then there are the load times — or lack thereof.