Valheim, A group of Vikings gather around a campfire.


Craft powerful weapons, construct longhouses, and slay mighty foes to prove yourself to Odin!


Valheim is a brutal exploration and survival game for 1-10 players set in a procedurally-generated world inspired by Norse mythology. Craft powerful weapons, construct longhouses, and slay mighty foes to prove yourself to Odin!

Optimised for Xbox Series X|S

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Game features

A Viking sails on a long boat in shallow waters.

Explore the tenth world

Explore a world shrouded in mystery. Discover distinct environments with unique enemies to battle, resources to gather and secrets to uncover! Be a Viking, sail the open seas in search of lands unknown, and fight bloodthirsty monsters.

A warrior relaxes on a throne in a grand feasting hall.

Build mighty halls

Raise Viking longhouses and build bases that offer reprieve from the dangers ahead. Customise buildings, both inside and out, with a detailed building system. Progress through building tiers to upgrade, expand and defend your base.

A craftsman works on a wood wall in a grassy field.

Gather, craft and survive

Struggle to survive as you gather materials and craft weapons, armour, tools, ships and defences. Decorate your hearths and sharpen your blades, grow crops and vegetables, prepare food, brew meads and potions.

Game details

Valheim features include:

• Massive procedurally-generated world where every biome is immersive and distinct, with unique enemies, resources and crafting recipes to discover.

• Play alone or with up to 10 players on player-hosted dedicated servers and experience unlimited world creation and enemies that scale in difficulty.

• Stamina-based combat that rewards preparation and skill. Utilise weapon types with unique attacks, different blocking styles, ranged combat, dodges and parries to fight your enemies.

• Rewarding food system where you cannot starve and are not punished for not eating, instead you gain health, stamina and regeneration buffs depending on what foods you consume.

• Intuitive crafting where recipes are discovered as you explore the world, and pick up new resources and ingredients.

• Flexible building system that takes structural integrity and ventilation into account. Build a small shelter or an entire village, make outposts or claim abandoned buildings as your own. Then customise to your liking.

• Sail boats and ships to reach distant lands and explore the sea that offers riches to claim and monsters to fight.

• Epic boss fights that will test even the best prepared Vikings and offer rewards that help you on your journey.

Additional information

Rating Pending

  • May contain content inappropriate for children. Visit for rating information.


Coffee Stain Publishing


Iron Gate




Xbox Series X|S
Xbox One
Windows 10/11

Release date

29 September 2022

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