Microtransactions are unfortunately commonplace within gaming today, but according to fans on Reddit, things are getting a little out of hand in Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla.
According to the Reddit user Zuazzer, more armour sets have been added to Valhalla’s digital store, meaning they can only be obtained using real-life money. Zuazzer detailed the occurrence via the r/assassinscreed page, noting just how much of the armour is only available to those willing to pay.
“Now half of the armours available in the game are exclusive only to people who are willing to spend money on extremely overpriced microtransactions,” said the user. “Us other players, even those among us who spent over a hundred dollars on the collector’s edition, have gotten very little content over these last few months. Like, all we’ve really gotten is a nice but kind of lackluster event, and a bunch of bugfixes.
“Meanwhile Ubi just keeps adding and adding ridiculous sh*t to the microtransaction store, just milking the whales of their money with content that only a very small percentage of players will actually get to enjoy. On top of that, it is not only cosmetic stuff but it actually affects gameplay and is in some cases rather overpowered. And then when the rest of the player base finally did get an armour set, it was event exclusive and literally a reskin with some blood splatters on it.”
Zuazzer’s post prompted many other players to share their concerns about the game, with some drawing attention to the numerous bugs that hamper the experience.
“Normally I wouldn’t mind if the game was in a perfectly working state. It isn’t. Where’s new game plus? Where’s transmog armor system? These are things you’ve had since the previous games!” said one gamer.
Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla has been something of a choppy boat ride for players, with some issues even preventing players from obtaining achievements.
While the AC fanbase is united enough to push through these issues, perhaps this latest move by Ubisoft will start to leave fans questioning their devotion to the series.
Have you been disappointed with microtransactions in Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla?
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