Assassin's Creed Valhalla Players Are Making Easy Opals By Killing Dummies
Players of the latest Assassin's Creed on PS5, Xbox Series X, PC, PS4, and Xbox One game have found a useful bug.
Assassin's Creed Valhalla features a dynamic world to explore, filled with all manner of danger and mystery. If you're looking to start a fight and make some coin in the process, the Thousand Eyes merchants are happy to hand out contracts that will reward players with Opals that can be used to buy rare gear and exotic cosmetics.
Many of these contracts revolve around a simple formula of being sent to assassinate an unlucky target: one who is usually near your location. A new bug around these contracts has risen up though, and it's allowing players to easily bank some Opals in the process. In the Ravensthorpe settlement that Eivor calls home, you're able to grab contracts from the head of the Thousand Eyes, Reda.
The bug that players are encountering is that the nearby training dummies being marked as the guilty culprits that Eivor needs to kill, each one having committed a particular crime that needs to be punished with a lethal injection of steel to the neck.
AC: Valhalla offers repeatable quests that turn random NPCs in the gameworld into targets with a little back story and everything.— Gregor Schwayer (@gremisch) November 22, 2020
The problem: Training dummies seem to count as NPCs - so I just got the quest to kill a dummy 20 feet away, that apparently committed crimes. pic.twitter.com/R9uiBar9dI
Reddit user DontCrushMyJaw encountered an even more horrifying bug when the dummy near the tattooist Tove decided to gain sentience and wander off:
Assassin's Creed Valhalla received a new title update this week, fixing many other bugs and broken missions that made advancement in the game's story impossible. A new graphical option was also added to the PS5, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S versions of the game, which now allows players to choose between the Performance mode that targets a 60fps frame rate while scaling the resolution to maintain it, or Visual Quality mode which targets 30fps and renders the game at a higher resolution and graphical setting.
Assassin's Creed Valhalla "brings a satisfying finish to the current saga of the franchise," associate editor Jordan Ramée wrote in his Assassin's Creed Valhalla review. If you’re interested in plundering England as you build a new home for your clan, you can also grab Ubisoft's latest sandbox for $48 during Black Friday.
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