Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Side Quests Are Found In The World, Not On The Map
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Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Side Quests Are Found In The World, Not On The Map

Lloyd Coombes
15 July 2020

Prepare for genuine exploration.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Ubisoft's next instalment in the franchise, continues the path started by 2017's Origins and refines the series' RPG-stylings.

While a recent Gamespot article has left players worried that side quests won't be returning, they are definitely here.

Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Don't Panic, Side Quests Are Here

The key differentiation is that rather than simply checking off items on your map as per the standard open-world template, you'll encounter events, characters, and objectives just through wandering the game's open world.

It all sounds a little Red Dead Redemption, and we're here for it. Seeing a mass of icons cluttering the map can be a little bit stressful in games, but the option to organically uncover stories while roaming England's verdant pastures sounds much more enjoyable.

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