Vinland Saga collaborates with the game Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla

Vinland Saga collaborates with the game Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla

On the official site for the video game developed by Ubisoft, Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla, a special manga by Vinland Saga author Makoto Yukimura was published.

The video game is scheduled to launch on November 10 on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series and Microsoft Windows consoles, and is the successor to the 2018 video game, Assassin's Creed Odyssey.

Furthermore, Yukimura began publishing the manga in Kodansha publisher's Weekly Shonen Magazine in April 2005, and subsequently moved it to Monthly Afternoon magazine in December 2005. The publisher published the 23rd compiled volume in November 2005. 2019, and the twenty-fourth on October 23 in Japan.

The play inspired a 24-episode anime adaptation produced by Wit Studio, directed by Shuuhei Yabuta and scripts written by Hiroshi Seko and Kenta Ihara, released in July 2019. There has been no indication of a second season to date.

Vinland Saga Synopsis

Thorfinn, son of one of the greatest warriors of the Vikings, is among the best fighters in the mercenary band of mercenaries led by the cunning Askeladd. However, Thorfinn is not part of the group due to the looting involved, instead, for having caused a great tragedy to his family, the boy has promised to kill Askeladd in a fair duel. Thorfinn spends his childhood with the mercenary crew, honing his skills on the battlefield among the Danes, where killing is just another pleasure in life. One day, when Askeladd receives news that the Danish prince Canute has been taken hostage, hatches an ambitious plan: one that will decide the next king of England and drastically alter the lives of Thorfinn, Canute and his own. Set in 11th century Europe, Vinland Saga tells a bloody epic in an era where violence, madness and injustice are inescapable, providing a haven for the battle-crazed hell and the rest of those who live in it.

Source: Official Site

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