Assassin's Creed Valhalla Will Support Xbox's Smart Delivery Service
You won't need to buy AC Valhalla twice on Xbox One and Xbox Series X thanks to Smart Delivery.
While Ubisoft has yet to make an official announcement on the matter, new Assassin's Creed Valhalla product details reveal that the upcoming open-world action-RPG will "leverage" Xbox's Smart Delivery service. In other words, you only need to buy AC Valhalla once on Xbox One to get the Xbox Series X version, and next week's Inside Xbox livestream will give us our first look at its gameplay.
News: #AssassinsCreedValhalla supports Smart Delivery on Xbox Series X.— Assassin's Creed Valhalla News (@ACValhallaNews) April 30, 2020
Buy the game once, and play it on either Xbox One or #XboxSeriesX when both the console and that version of Assassin's Creed Valhalla are available. pic.twitter.com/Wovot9hO2e
Smart Delivery will allow Xbox One users, should they upgrade to the Xbox Series X when it drops this holiday, to transfer their games to the next-gen console. There's a catch, though: the feature has to be enabled by the development studio. According to Microsoft, the company intends to use Smart Delivery for all of its first-party games, including Halo Infinite, Senua's Saga: Hellblade II, and more.
Currently available first- and third-party games--such as Gears 5 and Rainbow Six Siege--and upcoming titles--like Cyberpunk 2077 and Watch Dogs: Legion--will also use of Xbox's Smart Delivery service.
Assassin's Creed Valhalla is the latest entry in the long-running Assassin's Creed franchise, following 2018's Assassin's Creed Odyssey. The game is set during The Viking Age, features the choice between a male and female protagonist, and will arrive this holiday.
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