Valheim Console Release Date & Xbox Game Pass Details

The hardcore Viking survival game makes its way to Xbox.

The hardcore Viking survival game, Valheim, is finally making its way onto console. Developed by Iron Gate AB and published by Coffee Stain Publishing, Valheim is an exploration survival game designed for one to ten players. Those wondering about the Valheim console release date can learn everything they need to know below, including whether or not the game is coming to Xbox Game Pass.

Valheim Console Release Date

Valheim was officially released on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S on March 14, 2023. 

Is Valheim on Xbox Game Pass?

Yes, Valheim released onto Xbox Game Pass on March 14, 2023, the same day the game was officially released onto the Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.

Valheim on Xbox supports full crossplay, meaning players can play with their friends on PC, no matter if they’re using Microsoft or Steam. 

Players can join up with their friends in Valheim and participate in crossplay by heading to “Join Game,” clicking on “Add Server,” and entering the Join Code. You can obtain the Join Code by going to the pause menu while in a live game.

While Xbox players cannot create dedicated servers and host them on Xbox. They can, however, join dedicated servers as they normally would on PC.

One last thing — players who own the game on the Microsoft Store can already play it on Xbox. Steam, however, is an entirely different platform. Valheim-owners on Steam will need to purchase the game on Xbox if they’re looking to play on console. 

That’s everything you need to know about Valheim on Xbox. Now, you can explore the world of Valheim with friends on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.