It has been a very long time coming, however acclaimed viking survival journey Valheim lastly has a launch date on Xbox Collection X/S and Sport Cross, with developer Iron Gate Studios confirming it will be hitting Microsoft’s console on 14th March.
Valheim, in fact, took the PC gaming world by storm when it launched into Steam early entry again in February 2021, promoting 4m copies in simply three weeks and almost 7m by July that very same 12 months. Regardless of its enormous success, Iron Gate has continued to take its time with Valheim, and it wasn’t till November final 12 months that the sport obtained the primary of a number of promised biome expansions within the type of Mistlands.
As such, there is a lengthy approach to go till Valheim is prepared for its 1.0 launch, and the studio just lately confirming its subsequent biome enlargement, the volcanic Ashalnds, continues to be in “pre-production”.
Do not be postpone although; even in its present type, Valheim is a vastly participating survival journey that already gives doubtlessly lots of of hours of leisure. As Eurogamer contributor Emma Kent put it final 12 months, “It is arduous to get too offended about [a slow update schedule] for a recreation that already feels full.”
Xbox Collection X/S gamers will lastly have an opportunity to see what all of the fuss is about when Valheim releases for the console – each for buy and through Xbox Sport Cross – on 14th March. Anticipate full cross-play compatibility with the Steam model.