Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and God of War could experience a crossover in a DLC thanks to the emphasis both series put on the Norse god Loki.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla puts a heavy emphasis on the plot in Norse mythology, going so far as to switch between narratives on Asgard and Earth throughout the campaign. The God of War the games take place in the mythological realms of gods and goddesses, with pantheons from several different cultures. In the most recent God of War, special emphasis was placed on Norse gods, goddesses, and legends by incorporating Kratos’ Jotun wife, Faye, and introducing their son Atreus (later revealed to be Loki). Assassin’s Creed Valhalla recently released its first DLC called Wrath of the Druids, but another DLC could create a crossover between these two beloved franchises.
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What By AC Valhalla As the story progresses, Loki is placed in a central narrative position for the main plot. Loki is destined to cause Ragnarok, the catastrophe that summons the end of time in Norse mythology. There are many signs along ValhallaThe campaign about the approach of Ragnarok, through the appearance and fight against Fenrir and the intention of Basim to locate his other children. The next fifth installment of God of War It will also put a heavy emphasis on Ragnarok, going so far as to say “Ragnarok is coming” in its reveal trailer. With so many interpretations of this cataclysmic event in Norse mythology, it stands to reason that creative minds between these two franchises could take advantage of similar themes and create a crossover DLC for AC Valhalla.
Both God of War Y Assassin’s Creed Valhalla used Asgard as a location, with frequent mentions in God of War and physical form in From Valhalla narrative changes. Placing a DLC in the glorious realm of the Norse pantheon could not only serve as the perfect location for a crossover DLC, it could also introduce a more open world location in the realm of the gods similar to those seen in God of War. More brutal fighting, pious boss fights, and cunning deceptions throughout the Asgard realm could make for an interesting combination between God of wars brutal gameplay and Assassin cult subtly. The use of Asgard as a setting would allow for greater inclusion among the characters in each franchise and would eliminate any confusion that the DLC may cause by separating it from the history of Eivor.
With Loki as the main character, anything is possible
Players met Kratos’ son Atreus in the last God of War play. A surprise twist revealed that Atreus was not only the Norse god Loki, but he was destined to kill his father. This places Atreus in a leading role for God of War: Ragnarok. Similary, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Players switched protagonists during the epilogue and played Basim (aka Loki) after Layla’s death. Weather Assassin’s Creed Valhalla allowed players to replay Eivor’s memories at the end of the game, creating a DLC that allowed Basim to delve into Loki’s memories would be the perfect opportunity for a crossover with him. God of War franchise. The teen and young adult years of Loki’s life are still unexplored in both franchises, allowing this period to be explained in more detail in a DLC.
Major crossovers between different franchises are rarely considered canon, but it can be entertaining for fans of both series to experience the chaotic alternate universes that are born from these efforts. The non-canonical nature of crossovers can also allow developers more creative freedom. seeing as God of wars The latest installment has revealed little about its history, and the next Assassin’s creed the game is probably years away, both developers could experiment with their Norse characters and stories by co-creating a God of War Assassin’s Creed Valhalla DLC.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and the God of War The series could benefit from a crossover DLC based on the conflict of the Norse gods. Loki’s approach as the protagonist in God of War: Ragnarok and the pieces of his story left unanswered offer potential memories for the Animus to access. The emphasis on Ragnarok sets the perfect weight of importance that both franchises use frequently. With the full story and Loki’s intentions unknown, the developers can experiment with some creative freedoms in a DLC that would likely be considered non-canon for both franchises anyway.
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