Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Update 1.5.3 Brings Free Bifrost Bundle And Tons Of Adjustments

The next title update for Assas­s­in’s Creed Val­hal­la will add quite a num­ber of bug fix­es, as well as bring­ing free con­tent. Play­ers can grab the Bifrost bun­dle for free from the Ani­mus store. This update isn’t mas­sive is size, run­ning from 1–8 GB depend­ing on the plat­form. The bun­dle will add the Shim­mer­ing Shield and Iri­des­cent Axe to your inven­to­ry, and will be avail­able for free in the Ani­mus store from June 28th to July 26th.

The char­ac­ter Brudd no longer runs into invis­i­ble bar­ri­ers and crew mem­bers ask­ing for an extra raid will final­ly be qui­et. The Valkyrie Are­na will now see fin­ish­er ani­ma­tions work­ing prop­er­ly, allies should refer to Havi by their name now, and some tweaks to the user inter­face have also been made. Anoth­er great fix is peo­ple stuck in The Vault of the Ancients after talk­ing to Ilval­di will find this bug has been prop­er­ly swatted.

Clip­ping grass issues have also been addressed in Assas­s­in’s Creed Val­hal­la’s base game, long reload­ing times after a chal­lenge has been fixed, with a num­ber of graph­ics, tex­ture, ani­ma­tion, and light­ing issues have also been removed. You can check out the rather large list of changes below, which goes live on June 28th.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Title Update 1.5.3 Patch Notes

New Con­tent: Added the Bifrost Bun­dle to the game.

The Shim­mer­ing Shield and Iri­des­cent Axe were chis­eled from the same crys­tal used to build the Bifröst, Asgard’s rain­bow bridge. Avail­able for free in the Ani­mus store from June 28 to July 26.

Patch Sizes:

  • Xbox Series X|S: 8.4 GB
  • Xbox One: 8.8 GB
  • PlaySta­tion 5: 1.2 GB
  • PlaySta­tion 4: 1.4 GB
  • PC7.17 GB

Bug fixes and improvements

Expan­sion 3: Dawn of Rag­narok main quests, world events, and side activities

Addressed

  • Brudd is stuck out­side of the map dur­ing Gift to the God.
  • Brudd stops mov­ing dur­ing Gift to the God after load­ing save.
  • Quest mark­er and objec­tive both dis­ap­pear if play­ers open the Pause Menu when the last dia­logue scene with Brudd starts.
  • Off­set cam­era can be observed at the begin­ning of the dia­logue scene with Ival­di in the safe­house dur­ing The Vault of the Ancients.
  • Unable to progress after talk­ing to Ival­di in The Vault of the Ancients.
  • Long tran­si­tion between the end of the fight with Eysa and the fol­low­ing dia­logue scene in The War­lord’s Daugh­terIt was a tough bat­tle, need­ed a breather.
  • Play­ers unable to move after open­ing one of the unlock­able doors in Sin­mara’s cas­tle (Pride of the Aesir).
  • Fast trav­el is locked if play­ers do not ful­ly com­plete the World Event The Seed of Travi. Unable to inter­act with Ban­s­ki in the Not Today, Jotun World Event.

World

Addressed

  • Crew mem­bers would ask for play­ers’ help to loot and raid even though the raid has already been com­plet­ed. “We’ve had one yes, but what about sec­ond Raids?”
  • Var­i­ous incor­rect AI behaviors.

Valkyrie Are­na

Addressed

  • Dying before reach­ing the com­ple­tion screen would cause play­ers to remain stuck underground.
  • Dead bod­ies of NPCs appear­ing when load­ing the autosave of a new­ly start­ed tale.
  • The Bear of Blue Waters does not spawn and the Glacial Bear Encounter tale skips from Chap­ter 1 to Chap­ter 2.
  • The lynx stops attack­ing play­ers dur­ing the Shapeshifters of Leg­end tale.
  • Fin­ish­er ani­ma­tions for the first wave of lynx are not work­ing properly.

Graph­ics, ani­ma­tion, and audio

Addressed

  • Eivor’s name being men­tioned by allies instead of Havi in cer­tain locations.
  • Off­set ani­ma­tion when per­form­ing a fin­ish­er on a Slay­er with the Dane axe and an Atgeir weapon.
  • Mus­pel Slay­ers not hold­ing their weapons cor­rect­ly upon being res­ur­rect­ed. Sig­nif­i­cant lack of discipline.
  • Res­ur­rect­ed NPCs not hold­ing any weapons upon leav­ing and return­ing to their location.
  • Var­i­ous issues where Havi would remain stuck in a free-fall ani­ma­tion and/or get desynchronized.

UI/HUD

Addressed

  • The Block Stat line is miss­ing on the inven­to­ry page for the All-Father’s Guard shield.
  • Incor­rect Altar com­ple­tion mes­sage in Eng­land upon com­ple­tion of the Dawn of Rag­narök expansion.

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World

Addressed

  • Instances of grass and/or foliage dis­ap­pear­ing as play­ers approach.

Armory

Addressed

  • Armory load­out fea­ture is not avail­able after trav­el­ling to Svartalfheim.
  • Load­outs are not avail­able in the Myth­i­cal Worlds.

Mas­tery Challenge

Addressed

  • Lev­el Scal­ing option is auto­mat­i­cal­ly switched to Hard­er upon par­tic­i­pat­ing in any Mas­tery Challenge.
  • Long load­ing time when reload­ing or exit­ing any challenge.
  • Leaf Bow and Raven Sick­le reap­pear­ing in Hildiran’s shop after com­plet­ing the Dawn of Rag­narök’s intro­duc­tion quest.
  • Play­ers don’t have enough cur­ren­cy to pur­chase all the sets from Hildiran’s Wares.
  • Uffen­tune Chal­lenge: Mas­tery Chal­lenge assets are present out­side of the trial.
  • Ander­i­tum Hide­out Raven Chal­lenge: Unable to loot the key from the Destroy­er if play­ers acquired it once and restart­ed the tri­al with­out unlock­ing the cell door.

Main quests, world events, and side activities

Addressed

  • Ene­my and Ally NPC remains idle dur­ing the quest King­dom’s End (Ham­tun­scire).

Assas­s­in’s Creed crossover stories

Addressed

  • Online Ser­vice Error received upon try­ing to see a pho­to tak­en dur­ing the intro­duc­tion scene.

Graph­ics, ani­ma­tion and audio

Addressed

  • Flow­ers from the Vikingr Braids hair­styles are miss­ing dur­ing dia­logue scenes if play­ers have equipped a helmet.
  • Eivor goes into a T‑pose when drop­ping down from the east­ern view­point in Cent.
  • Numer­ous clip­ping issues.
  • Numer­ous graph­ics, tex­ture, ani­ma­tion, or light­ing issues.

UI/HUD

Addressed

  • Sil­ver and XP boost buff not appear­ing above the adren­a­line bar after ini­ti­at­ing a feast.
  • Numer­ous UI/HUD issues.

Discovery Tour: Viking Age

Xbox

Addressed

  • Infi­nite black screen upon chang­ing the graph­ics mode set­ting (Xbox Series X|S).

UI/HUD

Addressed

  • The Tracked Quest ban­ner over­laps with all quest names in the Pause Menu when Text Size is set to large.
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