Ahead of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla launching on 10 November 2020, Ubisoft released a new story trailer, as well as launching a podcast documentary series, Echoes of Valhalla, to give more insight Viking stories and highlighting the historical inspiration behind the game.
The story trailer offers players a new glimpse of Eivor, a fierce Viking raider torn between their duty to their brother Sigurd and a personal quest for glory. Driven from Norway by endless wars and dwindling resources, Eivor’s clan must secure a future among the kingdoms of England. During their journey, Eivor will come across the Hidden Ones, and face powerful figures including Saxon kings and the warmongering sons of Ragnar Lothbrok, as well as a mysterious, growing threat that could determine England’s destiny”.
Echoes of Valhalla, meanwhile, lets you listen to Vikings tell their very own story to give a new voice to the warriors who have travelled and shaped the world. You can tune in to the first episode, The Sons of the Great North, here. The full playlist can be found here.
Who are the Vikings? Share the way of life, customs and beliefs of these men of the North. Understand exactly what is going to urge them to leave their lands and magnificent lands to risk it all for the chance to find fame and fortune.
The Sons of the Great North episode description