what you need to know
- Valheim, a once PC-exclusive survival game based on Norse mythology, has just been ported to Xbox consoles today.
- It is now available for Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Xbox Game Pass.
- Additionally, the publishers of Valheim have announced that Valheim will feature cross-play support between the Xbox and PC versions and a console controller-compatible control layout for Xbox ports.
Today, the award-winning and popular survival game, Valheim, has been ported to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One. The Xbox console versions are also available from day one on Xbox Game Pass. To celebrate this release, Valheim developers Iron Gates Studios have unveiled a new trailer that introduces Xbox fans to the brutal and savage world of Valheim inspired by Norse mythology.
Additionally, Iron Gates Studios has announced that the Xbox console versions will feature a new controller design, ensuring that Xbox gamers who prefer controllers will have an intuitive and comfortable experience when playing Valheim. On top of that, the developers have confirmed that Valheim will feature full crossplay support between the Xbox, Steam, and Windows PC versions of the game.
For those unaware, Valheim is a Viking-themed survival game that originally released as a Steam Early Access title in 2021 before coming to Windows PC and PC Game Pass in 2022. Over the years, Valheim has received critical acclaim for its addictive gameplay, unique art style, and consistent developer support after release, earning it Best Debut and Audience Choice awards at the Game Developers Choice Awards. It has also become an extremely popular game, with a community of over 10 million players currently playing the game.
Valheim is available now for Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, Xbox Game Pass, Windows PC, Steam Early Access, and PC Game Pass. With such a pedigree and popularity as one of the best PC games, Valheim will no doubt quickly rise through the ranks to become one of the best Xbox titles as well.