Educational travel will be expanded to other platforms + details


The Discovery Tour: The Age of the Vikings will be released for PC on October 19, 2021. The Discovery Tour is “an educational experience” that allows you to explore and interact with the history and culture of the Viking era. It will be for everyone who likes Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (from 39,00€ at buy), be available for free, and will be released on the same platforms as the main game. In addition, a stand-alone version for PC will be available via Ubisoft Connect and in the Epic Game Store for 19.99 euros.

For the first time in the Discovery Tour series, “The Age of the Vikings” will have an independent version on Stadia, Luna, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series S | X. The platforms are to be supplied at the beginning of 2022.

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Screenshot - Assassin's Creed Valhalla (PC, PS4, PlayStation5, Stadia, One, XboxSeriesX)

Screenshot – Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (PC, PS4, PlayStation5, Stadia, One, XboxSeriesX)

Screenshot - Assassin's Creed Valhalla (PC, PS4, PlayStation5, Stadia, One, XboxSeriesX)

Screenshot – Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (PC, PS4, PlayStation5, Stadia, One, XboxSeriesX)


Ubisoft: “Following the example of Discovery Tour: Ancient Greece and Discovery Tour: Ancient Egypt, the new chapter of the educational Assassin’s Creed expansion sheds light on the age of the Vikings and allows one to discover more about the history and traditions of that time. The completely non-violent and interactive learning experience was designed in close collaboration with historians and archaeologists and is a captivating journey back in time to the Viking era of the 9th century in Norway and England. “

“For the new Discovery Tour, the Ubisoft Montreal team has changed the mechanics to make the experience more entertaining and at the same time more informative. Discovery Tour: The age of the Vikings puts the narrative in the focus of the experience: players step into the experience more intensely In the footsteps of Vikings and Anglo-Saxon characters of this era and relive their big and small stories. In the course of their exciting adventures, players interact with the world and its inhabitants and discover a multitude of details and anecdotes from the age. “

“Since its inception, the Discovery Tour team has worked with a variety of partners. The immersive approach of the Discovery Tour, the knowledge of the experts and historians, and the display of real artifacts from the partners’ collections have led to numerous collaborations and The museum partners who provided images for the Discovery Tour: The Age of the Vikings include:

  • Hampshire Cultural Trust (HCT), Ubisoft’s lead partner for Discovery Tour: The Age of the Vikings, manages 23 museum and art attractions across Hampshire. HCT also manages more than 2.5 million properties related to Hampshire’s rich and internationally important heritage. The Discovery Tour offers a unique look into the historical lives of everyday people in and around Manchester. This is done through a selection of rare objects, including the exceptional Winchester Reliquary – the only surviving holy relic in Britain from this period. In addition to this collaboration with Discovery Tour: The Age of the Vikings, Ubisoft’s strategic partnership with HCT will bring Winchester history back to life in Spring 2022. For this purpose, a unique, immersive cultural experience is to be created that combines real actions with video projection as well as narration and objects from the HCT collections. The experience is complemented by an augmented reality tour of Winchester based on the story of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. This extension is produced by Sugar Creative, one of the UK’s leading creative studios.
  • The British Library is the UK’s national library. It has an extensive collection of items, including artifacts from every writing age. A partnership with the British Library was critical for Ubisoft to give gamers the best possible access to medieval manuscripts and illustrations directly related to the Viking Age.
  • The Réunion des Musées Nationaux – Grand Palais Photo Agency is a public industrial and commercial body subordinate to the French Ministry of Culture and is officially responsible for promoting the collections of the French national museums. More than 20,000 new recordings are made each year to add to the agency’s collection, which is widely available online. The agency has been an important partner since the first Discovery Tour. Their extensive collections are essential to support Ubisoft’s artifact-driven approach to Discovery Tour: The Age of the Vikings by allowing players inside to view items such as the Bayeux Tapestry or Sutton Hoo’s helmet.
  • York Archaeological Trust operates the Jorvik Viking Center in the United Kingdom, which has interpreted the archeology of York’s Coppergate excavation site for various audiences. Thanks to the Discovery Tour, Ubisoft can now present some of these finds in a new medium, adding authentic details of this era to immersive environments and highlighting the importance of the city as an economic, religious and political center during the age of the Vikings.
  • The Danish National Museum, Nationalmuseet, is made up of a network of 20 museums across the country. It holds a collection of unique items that cover a large part of Danish history. The artifacts from the collection of the National Museum of Denmark have added depth to the Discovery Tour. They reflect great craftsmanship and aesthetics, and also show how reputation, family, and social fabric have been described as crucial elements.
  • Preston Park Museum & Grounds is the local museum serving the Borough of Stockton-on-Tees. Preston Park Museums & Ground gave the Discovery Tour the opportunity to highlight two key elements of the Viking Age: the new Anglo-Scandinavian culture that emerged from funerary art, as well as one of two nearly complete Viking-era helmets in the world; the Yarm helmet. Preston Park Museums & Ground has a special touring Viking exhibition that opens in early 2022. Events are planned there that will include the Discovery Tour: The Age of the Vikings. “

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