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

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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.