Ubisoft Is Back On Steam, With Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Launching December 6

After a years long absence, it seems Ubisoft is once again set to release some of its games on Steam, including Assassin’s Creed Valhalla.

In a statement to Eurogamer, Ubisoft confirmed that two additional titles, the city-builder Anno 1800 and the free-to-play roller derby title Roller Champions, will also be released on Steam in the near future.

The move comes after Ubisoft said in 2019 that it made a “business decision” to not launch Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and other Ubisoft titles on Steam and instead opt for using the Epic Games Store or its own Uplay (now Ubisoft Connect) storefront. That same year, Ubisoft’s vice president for partnerships and revenue, Chris Early, called Steam’s distribution model “unrealistic” and that Steam “doesn’t reflect where the world is today in terms of game distribution.”

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Author: Cameron Koch