Assassin's Creed Valhalla Gets File Size Trimming Next Week, Requires Full Re-Download

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Assassin's Creed Valhalla is getting rather a spot smaller with a caller update adjacent week. Not content-wise, that's each staying put, but alternatively the record size of the crippled volition shrink connected each platforms acknowledgment to a information restructure. 

Title Update 1.4.1 "consolidates the crippled files, resulting successful a smaller wide crippled size on all platforms," significantly reducing the abstraction needed to person Valhalla installed. Xbox Series X is the large victor here, clocking successful with a monolithic 44GB footprint simplification to the game. A post from the developers connected Ubisoft's forums runs down the numbers for each platform, including the update's download size and wide abstraction savings achieved.

Not lone volition your hard thrust oregon SSD person immoderate spare country aft the 1.4.1., Valhalla volition feature "faster loading surface times, improved satellite information streaming, and wide runtime performance" compared to erstwhile versions. 

If you announcement that the download sizes are huge, they are! This update requires the afloat basal crippled to beryllium redownloaded, truthful program accordingly to not unexpectedly alert implicit your information cap. Your DLC, luckily, volition not origin into the updating process.

Here's the information consecutive from Ubisoft's forum post:

Download size from 1.4.0 to 1.4.1:

  • PC ~78 GB
  • PS4 ~67 GB
  • PS5 ~40 GB
  • X1 ~62 GB
  • XS ~71 GB

Disc abstraction utilized aft installing 1.4.1:

  • PC ~77 GB
  • PS4 ~75 GB
  • PS5 ~77 GB
  • X1 ~63 GB
  • XS ~72 GB

Disc abstraction saved aft rebase:

  • PC ~34 GB
  • PS4 ~30 GB
  • PS5 ~13 GB
  • X1 ~30 GB
  • XS ~44 GB

It's a small unusual to spot a implicit information restructure pushed to a crippled that's been disposable for a year, but it's besides a invited show with the ballooning sizes of games. Potentially shrinking a crippled by a 3rd of its size is simply a commendable feat, and one I anticipation is considered overmuch earlier successful the improvement process for aboriginal games.


Will you beryllium redownloading AC Valhalla to cheque retired this caller update adjacent week? I conjecture you whitethorn not person a prime if you privation to play the crippled with immoderate online connectivity. But fto america cognize successful the comments anyway!

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