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Valheim Dev Blog Delves Further Into Fiery Ashlands Update

Valheim developer Iron Gate has shared more details about the game's upcoming Ashlands update, which will represent the next major content drop for the Viking survival sandbox. While we don't know…

March 22, 2023 | 09:34 EDT

A Viking setting sail for adventure, perhaps to the new Ashlands biome, in Valheim

Valheim Dev Update Details New Ashlands Biome And More

Iron Gate has detailed the next major Valheim update currently being worked on. The developer says it wants to be more transparent and less "secretive" going forward, and in that spirit, we're…

January 16, 2023 | 09:06 EST

A Viking sorcerer standing on a ruin and looking out over a misty landscape in the Valheim Mistlands update

Valheim Mistlands Update Available Now Via Public Test Branch

The Valheim Mistlands update is available right now on the game's public test branch. A full release is also scheduled before Christmas, according to developer Iron Gate, although we still don't have…

November 22, 2022 | 10:18 EST

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Valheim Crossplay Update Finally Released

If you've been eagerly anticipating the Valheim crossplay update, you'll be pleased to know that with the latest Valheim update there's now full crossplay support. With the arrival of the Valheim…

September 27, 2022 | 09:31 EDT

A Viking sailing the seas of the realm of Valheim in, well, Valheim, possibly sailing towards the Valheim Game Pass release date

Valheim Game Pass Release Date Finally Revealed

Thanks to an Xbox announcement, we now know when the Valheim Game Pass release date will land. The Viking survival sim is headed for Microsoft's subscription service later this month on PC, although…

September 20, 2022 | 10:03 EDT

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Valheim Mistlands Dev Update Shows Off New Fashions And More

A new Valheim Mistlands dev update has dropped, and it's showing off a few more of the features you can expect from the update when it lands. New additions will include extra fashion choices for the…

September 13, 2022 | 09:21 EDT

A player facing down a troll in Valheim

Valheim Update Adds A Midsummer Maypole And More

A new Valheim update has been released, and this one's all about Midsummer. With the solstice just around the corner, Valheim has added a brand new maypole for you to dance around, as well as flower…

June 20, 2022 | 11:06 EDT


Valheim Comes To PC Game Pass And Xbox In 2023

Iron Gate AB's Valheim continues to be a popular Early Access title and it will be expanding its availability. During the extended stream following the recent Xbox Showcase, it was revealed that the…

June 14, 2022 | 02:46 EDT

The player facing down a trap in Valheim

New Valheim Mushrooms And Forge Teased In Developer Update

Valheim developer Iron Gate has teased some new features arriving in the game's upcoming Mistlands update. They include a brand new forge to help you craft seriously powerful gear, as well as some…

May 25, 2022 | 09:00 EDT

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Valheim Mistlands Hare and Buildings Detailed in Devblog

Iron Gate has revealed new details about the Valheim Mistlands, giving us a first look at the Hare and some of the buildings in this new biome. Although Valheim update progress has slowed down…

April 29, 2022 | 01:34 EDT

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Valheim Sales Cross 10 Million Units to Date

Iron Gate AB has announced that Valheim sales have surpassed 10 million units total, just a few months into its second year on Steam Early Access. Valheim made a splash when it first launched back…

April 25, 2022 | 01:41 EDT

A player sailing the seas in Valheim

Valheim Update Brings Frost Caves To The PTR

A new Valheim update has landed on the game's public test branch. This update is focused on introducing the frost caves area, in which you'll find new enemies, crafting materials, and items, among…

February 16, 2022 | 09:30 EST

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Valheim Mountains Update Coming Early 2022

Iron Gate has revealed that it plans to release the Valheim Mountains Update in early 2022 -- and it also showed off a couple of spooky screenshots of what we can expect. Things have been going well…

December 17, 2021 | 12:34 EST


Latest Valheim Patch Adds New Content Patch

It's a good time to be a Valheim fan. Iron Gate AB has recently released a new Valheim patch along with some other tidbits of info for the big upcoming Mistlands patch on their latest developer's…

November 26, 2021 | 10:31 EST


Iron Gate Details Valheim Updates Going Forward

Valheim is one of the biggest surprises of the year. Over half a year after its initial launch on Steam's Early Access program, it's still pulling in an average of 32,000 players at any given time.…

October 22, 2021 | 10:19 EDT

Two Viking warriors wielding melee weapons in the new Valheim update

Valheim Update Cuts Melee Stamina Costs And More

A new Valheim update has been released, and it's aiming to address some common player criticisms. The new update brings with it changes to the stamina system, tweaks to certain food stats, and better…

October 4, 2021 | 09:03 EDT


Valheim Hearth & Home Update Released

Valheim has finally released its first major patch, Hearth & Home, and with it comes a bevy of improvements. The update introduces new mechanics, furniture, building pieces, food, weapons,…

September 16, 2021 | 09:49 EDT

The player standing before tables covered in ingredients in the Valheim Hearth and Home update

Valheim Hearth And Home Update Will Have New Ingredients

Iron Gate has released a brand new Valheim Hearth and Home spotlight video. This time around, the video is showcasing some changes to food, ingredients, and the cooking system, so you'll need to re-…

August 30, 2021 | 10:20 EDT

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Valheim Shields Are Getting Buffed in Hearth and Home Update

A serious buff is coming to Valheim shields in the upcoming Hearth and Home Update, with a particular emphasis on improving the utility of the Tower Shield. Valheim is a Viking survival crafting …

August 23, 2021 | 01:27 EDT

A Viking looking at some food in Valheim

Valheim Hearth And Home Update Makes Big Combat Changes

Iron Gate has released a brand new video detailing more of the mechanics changes we can expect from the upcoming Valheim Hearth and Home update. This time around, it's all about health and stamina,…

August 17, 2021 | 10:00 EDT

A Viking sitting in their homestead in Valheim

New Valheim Hearth & Home Update Details Revealed

Iron Gate has revealed more information about what we can expect from the upcoming Valheim Hearth & Home update. The dev says it's still hard at work after enjoying a summer break, and that the…

July 30, 2021 | 10:53 EDT

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Valheim Update Fixes AI And Makes Monsters More Aggressive

The team at Irongate has been busy in the lead-up to the Midsummer holiday in Sweden, and while it's not the now delayed Hearths & Home update, this Valheim update may be what you were looking…

June 23, 2021 | 01:59 EDT

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Valheim Hearth & Home Update Delayed to Fall 2021

There's a bit of bad news for Vikings around the world — the Valheim Hearth & Home Update has been delayed to later this year and Iron Gate has changed its plans for the Valheim roadmap. Valheim…

June 10, 2021 | 04:07 EDT

A player sitting by a campfire in Valheim

Valheim Drives Strong Financial Year For Embracer Group

Embracer Group, the parent company of huge gaming giants like THQ Nordic, Gearbox, and Deep Silver owner Koch Media, has released its financials both for Q4 2020 and for the full financial year. It's…

May 20, 2021 | 11:14 EDT

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The Next Valheim Update Will Have Updated Trolls, New Items, And More

Valheim developer Iron Gate has shared some information regarding the next Valheim update in development for the game. The studio has also teased some features coming in the new Hearth and Home…

April 23, 2021 | 11:02 EDT

Official Valheim art featuring two Viking overlooking a vista.

Modder Team is Making a Valheim MMO Server

The Viking purgatory survival game Valheim has attracted plenty of modding projects during its time on the market, but one group is planning one of the game's most ambitious mods. Known as VaLNGOS (…

April 21, 2021 | 09:05 EDT


Valheim Update 0.150.3 Released Fixes Terrain Load Time Issue

Valheim's latest patch is relatively small when you look at its patchlist, but what's included in there makes this patch notable, with the terrain-modification system being the biggest change. Check…

April 19, 2021 | 09:38 EDT

An 8-part obstacle course made for a Valheim version of Ninja Warrior.

Valheim Ninja Warrior Course and Competition Created

Ninja Warrior, also known as Sasuke in its native Japan, is a game show where 100 contestants try and complete a series of obstacle courses without falling into the water below. One Valheim fan,…

April 15, 2021 | 09:28 EDT

The Convoking Wand from the Necromancy mod for Valehim.

Master the Dead in the Valheim Necromancy Mod

It's clear in the purgatorial realm of Valheim that there's a good bit of magic in the game. However, you'll generally be limited to the weapons and armor most Vikings would be able to make. A newly-…

April 14, 2021 | 10:28 EDT

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Experience Valheim VR With This New Mod

Valheim has plenty to offer its players, but one thing it doesn't have is a VR mode. Rest easy, however, as a modder is on the case to make Valheim VR a reality with a newly-released mod on Nexus…

April 5, 2021 | 09:20 EDT

The map of Northrend as recreated in Valheim.

Valheim Modder Creates Northrend from World of Warcraft

We've seen ambitious builders in the Viking sandbox survival game Valheim recreate the Dwarven capital of Ironforge as we've seen it in World of Warcraft, but what about an entire region? A new mod…

March 26, 2021 | 10:56 EDT

Players sitting around a campfire in Valheim

Valheim Update Makes Cheats More Difficult, Nerfs Campfires

There's a new Valheim update in town, and it's a doozy. There isn't one major feature around which everything else is built, but you'll find a whole host of smaller stuff including nerfs to campfires…

March 23, 2021 | 09:18 EDT

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Iron Gate Ramps Up Work on Valheim Hearth and Home Update

Iron Gate has announced that it's ramping up work on the Valheim Hearth and Home Update following a weeks-long period of focusing on bugfixes for this popular Viking survival game. Valheim has…

March 19, 2021 | 02:16 EDT

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Valheim Players Build Functional Rollercoaster

Valheim players have created a wide variety of amazing landmarks within the Viking-themed survival game. Whether it's fortresses, dwarven capital cities, or towers that are homes to beings of pure…

March 17, 2021 | 09:11 EDT

A shot of Sauron's eye on Barad-dûr, the Dark Tower, as recreated in Valheim.

Valheim Player Recreates Sauron's Tower

As its players have shown, the Viking-themed open-world survival game Valheim gives fans of things like Warcraft and Lord of the Rings plenty of possibilities when it comes to building famous…

March 15, 2021 | 11:33 EDT

The exterior of Ironforge, as recreated in Valheim.

Warcraft Fan Builds Ironforge in Valheim

Valheim is a game that brings out the creative juices in players, whether they create castles from their favorite movies or try out their own designs. One player, a Warcraft fan who goes by the Steam…

March 12, 2021 | 11:45 EST

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Valheim's Roadmap Development Slowed to Fix Bugs

Valheim's Roadmap has a lot of players hyped for future content, but they're going to have to wait a bit longer — Iron Gate has effectively delayed the Hearth & Home update while it works on…

March 10, 2021 | 02:48 EST

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Valheim 'Vikings of Legend' Tournament Debuts This Weekend

The Valheim "Vikings of Legend" tournament has been announced as the first esports competition for the game and will be making its debut this weekend, placing two teams of four Vikings against one…

March 4, 2021 | 03:47 EST

A screenshot of Helm's Deep from a Valheim player's video.

Valheim Player Recreates Helm's Deep and Hornburg

Valheim, the popular open-world survival game based on Viking myth, is a game that gives players plenty of opportunities to flex their creative muscles with their architectural prowess. One player,…

March 3, 2021 | 01:19 EST


Valheim Hits 5 Million Players in Just Over One Month

Valheim has continued to sell a metric viking-ton, and has now hit the 5 million player milestone in just over one month. This is along with over 120,000 reviews on Steam with a 96% Overwhelmingly…

March 3, 2021 | 10:53 EST

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Valheim Map Generator Website Reveals Your Whole World

A Valheim map generator website has been created by an industrious Redditor and gives you the options to find biomes, bosses, the Merchant, at more at the push of a button — all you have to do is…

March 1, 2021 | 03:25 EST

A player taking on a boss in Valheim

Valheim Patch Ratchets Up Boss Difficulty, Fixes World Corruption

A new Valheim patch has dropped, and it's made some pretty big changes. Three of the most difficult bosses in the game have been made even tougher, but there are also fixes to make your Viking…

February 25, 2021 | 09:26 EST

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Valheim Sales Breeze Past 4 Million

Valheim sales have smashed its record again, crossing four million units to date at the beginning of the game's fourth week of release — a clear indication that Iron Gate is doing something right.…

February 24, 2021 | 02:02 EST

A house in Valheim designed to look like the longhouse from For Honor.

Valheim Players Show Off Their Creative Constructions

 The survival game Valheim, inspired by Norse mythology and single-player adventure games like Skyrim, has only been out for about half a month, and it's already become one of this year's more…

February 19, 2021 | 12:43 EST

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Valheim Roadmap Details Revealed by Iron Gate

More Valheim Roadmap details have been revealed by Iron Gate, explaining what players can expect to see for new content throughout 2021 and giving us an idea of what the finished game will look like…

February 18, 2021 | 03:40 EST

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Valheim Sales Hit 2 Million In Its Second Week

Valheim sales and its player count have both continued to grow at a surprisingly fast pace — the Viking-themed survival crafting game has crossed two million copies sold on Steam and it's not even…

February 15, 2021 | 01:34 EST

A sun-dappled Viking in Valheim

Valheim Sales Pass One Million In First Week Of Release

Viking open-world survival game Valheim has passed one million sales on Steam in its first week on Early Access release. There's also a new update out for the game that fixes a pretty funny glitch…

February 10, 2021 | 11:01 EST

An explorer wanders the Black Forest in the new Valheim update

First Valheim Update Adds Surtling Cores, Fixes Drowning, And More

The very first Valheim update has landed. It fixes a number of gameplay issues and makes some essential tweaks that should help you through the game's grueling, unforgiving survival journey. What's…

February 5, 2021 | 12:13 EST