Gamescom Opening Night Live featured bulletins, reveals, and extra for over 30 totally different video games, however for Valheim followers there was solely ever one factor value trying ahead. Details relating to Valheim‘s long-awaited Hearth and Home replace have been extremely anticipated for months, as developer Iron Gate AB wrestled with viral success and demand for fast updates and new content material. The time has come, as Iron Gate AB is able to affirm that Valheim‘s Hearth and Home arrives on September 16.
To have a good time Hearth and Home‘s launch date announcement Iron Gate AB shared an animated cinematic trailer made only for the reveal. It featured a Nordic warrior battling a dragon and taking its head, adopted by an extended and dangerous journey again to his homestead stuffed with buddies and meals. Of course, the trouble was all to mount the dragon’s head above the fireside, as a result of house is the place the guts is.
Alongside the discharge of the trailer, Iron Gate AB additionally dropped its month-to-month weblog on Steam for followers to delve into for extra element. To begin, Iron Gate AB reiterated what gamers can count on in Valheim‘s upcoming replace. Hearth and Home will embrace new furnishings, constructing items, meals, and extra. The growth crew additionally teased two extra new additions by way of screenshots. One is a brand new kind of forge and the opposite is a carved decorative wolf head with jaws agape.
While Iron Gate AB tells Valheim gamers that they’ll discover early seems at different additions coming within the Hearth and Home replace on its social media, it additionally says that an official checklist of content material won’t be forthcoming. That’s not dangerous information, nonetheless. There are not any issues, delays, or ongoing points stopping Iron Gate AB from sharing that data. Rather, it is a resolution made by the crew. Iron Gate needs Valheim gamers to find the entire new content material for themselves.
Some of the opposite modifications being made to Valheim as a part of the Hearth and Home replace embrace modifications to the reworked meals system, in addition to to shields. For meals, there may be now well being meals and stamina meals, permitting gamers to decide on what most accurately fits their playstyle, with timed buffs as a substitute of the meals bar. Shields and blocking shall be depending on general well being, with the tower defend getting a buff only for tank characters who like defending.
Another thrilling growth is that Valheim‘s developer has formally employed three new staff, bringing the overall variety of staff to eight. That features a new animator, a brand new programmer, and a QA lead, which may imply that Valheim updates to comply with Hearth and Home may come sooner and extra polished, or maybe simply bigger. It’ll be thrilling to see what’s subsequent for Valheim.
Valheim is accessible now on PC.