Valheim Hearth and Home Update: Release Date, Roadmap & Features

Valheim Hearth and Home Update: Release Date, Roadmap & Features

With a few months of its release, Valheim has garnered the attention of many in the gaming community. Iron Gate AB, the developers behind Valheim have revealed that they soon plan to bring the first major update to the game. 

Valheim, the survival RPG, makes you survive in an unknown environment that can be very punishing. It has been released that the first-ever major content update for Valheim will be called ‘Hearth and Home,’ and even though all the details are not revealed yet, it’s enough to get excited.

1. Valheim Hearth and Home Release Date

Coffee Stain and Iron Gate, the developers behind Valheim, are planning to release the ‘Hearth and Home’ update in 2021. An exact release date for the first significant update for Valheim has not been revealed yet.

Valheim Early Access Date Reveal Trailer

This is not to say that the team has no plans for adding content to Valheim; it’s just that they want to focus on fixing and ironing out all the bugs in the game.

“We will try to get as many bugs squashed, and issues sorted as possible.”,

Iron Gate CEO Richard Svensson

Iron Gate CEO Richard Svensson told Wired Magazine in an interview.

2. What will Hearth and Home Update add to Valheim?

Even though the developers are currently focused on fixing the apparent bugs in the base game before putting in new content, we did get a tease of the new Heart and Home update.

The Hearth and Home Update will be focusing on adding new content to the house-building and cooking aspects of Valheim.

What we know so far that the Hearth and Home Update can Include:

  • Possible New Items:
    • Building materials
    • Furniture
  • Possible New Food Items:
    • Recipes
    • Food Types
    • Variety of Plant Food

That’s not all! This is just the start of a long and exciting hype train of significant updates for Valheim.

3. Will There be Future Valheim Updates?

Hearth and Home will just be the first of many updates planned for Valheim. A roadmap containing the update titles was released on 2nd February.

Valheim Hearth and Home Update: Release Date, Roadmap & Features
The Valheim Update Roadmap | Source: Steam

Cult of the Wolf will concentrate on exploration and war. Ships and the Sea will enhance the Sea Biome and introduce more ship customization. The Mistlands update will add a new region for players to explore with new enemies and a new boss to battle, according to Törnqvist.

Iron Gate AB Reveals New Details About Upcoming Valheim Updates

4. About Valheim

Developed by Iron Gate AB, Valheim is an online open-world Survival craft co-op game. Here, players will control dead Vikings and fight Odin’s ancient enemies and monsters.

In order to enter paradise, players will have to please Odin and prove their worth to the allfather.

The journey will not be easy as at every step, the danger of supernatural entities will loom. Players will have to venture out, explore various landforms, craft, and get stronger.