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- What platform do you play on?
Xbox One X
- If playing on next-gen consoles, were you using the Quick Resume feature on Xbox or the Switcher feature on PS5?
If that is what it is when you dont play for 2 days but can resume game without startup, then yes. Except to do the Reda quests, I would restart game to refresh him or it says offline.
- What is the extent of your progression loss? (An approximate value in hours would be helpful)
But I am 211 hours in. Power level 402. So i fear losing more.
- Do you share your console / PC with anyone else who plays Valhalla?
Yes, but he beat the game before I started playing. He beat it before yuletide, i started right before yuletide which we think is the cause. He also doesnt do 100% completion. Just main missions.
But has not himself played since before yuletide add.
- Has this loss of progress / saves only happened once, or multiple times?
Multiple times. This would be the 3rd time that I've noticed enough to realize it.
- What was the last quest, world event, or activity that you completed before your progress was lost?
I believe it was the drengr mission in Eurvicscire, the uppermost fast travel point which had the drengr at the same location as fast travel. After that I collected the wealth that had disappeared in Eurvicscire, documented it with screenshots and videos. Then went to southern coast to try and find big flatfish. Was at isle of wight (southwestern island), spent an hour there. No luck on big flatfish. Then I decided to move on and go do real missions.
I fast traveled, but it froze. I have screenshot of the screen frozen that shows it fading to black and then frozen. So that drengr I think was the last, but I did also video all my completed missions after redoing Eurvicscire missions as well as map. So it would show the last one that shows up there anyways.
- Upon last saving your game, did you create a new save or overwrite an old one?
Create new. Did manual saves throughout, but 7 hours worth had disappeared. Autosave also disappeared.
- Are you mainly relying on autosave or making regular manual saves?
Manual saves, I fill up the limit of 20 manual saves, then go from bottom and delete oldest saves when I run out of the 20 save capacity. Knowing this was an issue, I made it a habit to save manually.
I have images and videos as I stated in comment on here. But the file size limit is too small for even an image, let alone videos.
I've never made one but I could try compiling images and videos together into a video collage and posting to youtube and then posting link. But it make take a while, I have never done it before and would need to find an app for it.
As I stated in my statement, 211 hours, 402 power. I'm afraid to lose all my data and have not loaded since this happened. The time before when it happened, it did so without freezing. This time the game froze and the data for last 7 hours disappeared. That seems like the issue got worse so not even going to risk it. 7 hours I can live with. 211 hours..(8 days).... I would legit cry.
jman200416 1 posts
I’d also like to drop this Reddit thread. TONS of people with the same problem dating back over 3 months ago. This is ridiculous.
I lost many hours of saved game progress on Assassins Creed Valhalla twice. Is there any solution to this?
pmcd76 2 posts
Not looking good for this issue but 112 hours into Assassin's Creed Valhalla and the game no longer saves. Have on two occasions played 3 hours further into the game saved to two different save locations. The save has registered 115 hours played. So quit back to main menu then back to desktop and turned the xbox series x off. Next day switched on xbox loaded game progress had gone back to 112 hours played, armour upgrades I did in previous 3 hours disappeared, areas on the map that I had cleared of wealth / mysteries have come back quests completed returned too. Is there going to be a fix for this or is my game ruined? Grateful for some help!
I am far over 300 hours in valhalla on a series x. If you do a manual save and wait till you can see it as a cloud save with the same play time in the load screen and then hard close valhalla through the xbox ui, you are relatively save. I sometimes forget and then it almost never saves the next play session. I guess I lost about 50 hours of gameplay that way.
I know it’s ridiculous. I think no other gaming company ever has had such a serious bug unhandled for such a long time.
oristrome 2 posts
just logged in and no save files just says start new game so thats 100+ hours down the drain no way am i starting again. so that watchdogs and now assassins creed ive lost save files in looks like staying away for ubisoft games.
If you play on an Xbox, then if you hard quit the game and start it again there is a big chance the savegames are back. I have had this often, luckily they always were back after hard quitting through the Xbox ui. You only loose a couple of hours from the last play sessions. Still very strange...
4 or 5 days with no responses here. I documented the issue but seems that materia is not needed. I have some free time so before I am busy for the next weeks or so, I'm going to see if this happens for a 3rd time. My save file and loads are same as when I reported this. I'm going to continue from there but I am not going to go back and kill the drengr or any other mission of importance since it is likely to be lost. What I am going to do is minor stuff. And set a timer and save. And see what happens. Last time it was 7 hours lost. The time before it I wasnt even aware of it, game didnt crash so the resume game I did where I thought I had Deja vu with those missions were in fact lost progress. .
See what happens this time.
If nothing, I will try to go back to kill that drengr I mentioned and see if that ends up triggering this issue.
It is very disappointing that adding stuff was the priority when half of us cant even play the stupid thing to begin with. Or finish it. Stuck in limbo, it's been what 4 or 5 months?
Plus this as well since I'm searching elsewhere from some tricks, ones on here and reddit have not worked yet.
" Ubisoft has confirmed the existence of the bug spoiling saved game data in Assassin's Creed: Valhalla. In a comment sent to GamesRadar the developers informed that the patch to fix this bug should appear "within a few weeks".Nov 19, 2020
https://www.gamepressure.com › ...
Love how they say, "within a few weeks"... IN NOVEMBER!
You can birth a baby before this crap will be "fixed".
This was about the corrupted savegames. The Quick Resume was disabled for Valhalla within one week, which prevented our bug from appearing. For some reason they enabled it again??? I noticed it was enabled, because I immediately lost data, which I reported on this forum.
The complain is about the disappearing savegames that occur in combination with quick resume and the ps5 equivalent. Ubisoft has never acknowledged this bug. The Ubisoft forum guys have reported it back to the developers, but the developers seem to only care about Helix items.
EZYspeedbird 6 posts
[censored].. this game had been fine since I brought it in November, the last month it started getting glitchy but persevered and now I've just gone to open the game after two weeks of offline play due to broadband issues and the dam cloud has synced and ses to have wiped all the local save data!!??
I've already returned watchdogs due to how s*** it was and now it looks like I might be doing the same with valhalla, I don't have the time or patience to reply 30+ hours.
Anyone find a solution?
enderarh 1 posts
Same thing just happened to me. Just reopened the game after the update was automatically installed--all progress from yesterday had been lost. Currently running on the Xbox Series X. Will not continue playing until this is fixed and will not buy another Ubisoft game until this is fixed (had the same exact issue last week with Immortals Fenyx Rising).
It is incredibly disappointing that this has been going on so long without any sort of resolution.
Carch 14 posts
I wish we could just manually back up saves.
So after the update yesterday I played some time and after that tried to get the godly pack (which gave me the known error). I did a couple of different named manual saves, but forgot to hard close the game because I was irritated by the error.
Today I lost all my progress from yesterday again. But now, also half of my armors are gone? I feel I am punished instead of rewarded by being a loyal pre launch buyer.
Senseinl 3 posts
Playing on Xbox Series X. I had two incidents so far:
- I couldn't create new save games for a few days. The options showed, but when I clicked it nothing happened. Overwriting old saves worked, so I did that.
- At some point I started the game and Quick Resume didn't happen. It loaded through the usual loading screens like the game had been closed. My latest save game was 5 days older than when I last saved. I tried a bunch of stuff. Then I actively closed the game and rebooted the Xbox. I got them back! I'm not sure what happened, but I guess I didn't have the Cloud games.
- I played for a week. I could create new manual saves, so I made sure to do that and not overwrite older save games.
- Today, again, no Quick Resume. Now I lost about a day of playing.
- I did the log off and reboot thing again, but this time it didn't help. I do see Cloud saves, just not the ones I made most recently. Auto saves neither.
So, I lost an evening of playing. I can deal with that, but is there at least a work-around to prevent this? I really don't want to keep losing progress.
Morphole 1 posts
My last five manual saves and all autosaves have been overwritten with a single cloud save as of the latest update, have lost about ten hours worth of campaign progress.
Have attempted all the various continue\quit\restart\sync options available but no luck.
Series X version.