In an episode of the Xbox Expansion Pass podcast, senior developer Jonathan Smårs said, “At the moment we’re only looking at Xbox, but you never know.” Valheim is coming to early access preview on Xbox, and while Smårs wasn’t part of the talks to bring the game to that platform, publisher Coffee Stain worked with Microsoft to do so.
Valheim was a sleeper hit back in February 2021 when it entered Steam Early Access, and even became one of the best-selling games of the year on the PC Store, selling over 5 million copies a month after its release.
It was then announced for PC Game Pass in 2022, and then most recently for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S as well as Xbox Game Pass. While other console versions of Valheim aren’t being considered right now, that doesn’t necessarily rule out the possibility of it coming to platforms like the PlayStation or even the Nintendo Switch.
In IGN’s Valheim review, we said, “Valheim already exemplifies the survival art genre, with excellent art and music highlighting a world that generates endless exciting stories from just a few simple ingredients.”
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