The new expansion for Assassin's Creed Valhalla, The Siege of Paris, will be released on August 12.

Ubisoft has confirmed this. Earlier this week there were already rumors about a release date on August 5, but the expansion turns out to be released an week later.

The Siege of Paris sees players travel to France to make new allies there and try to take over Paris. The DLC will be available separately as part of the Season Pass. Earlier, a previous expansion was released as part of that season pass, called Wrath of the Druids.

Ubisoft is also releasing a new patch for the game this afternoon. Patch 1.3.0 adds a lot of new content to the game, including the limited-time Sigrblot Festival, which runs from July 29 to August 19. Three new missions will be available during this festival, as well as various minigames. Also, players can unlock the ability to use one-handed swords. Furthermore, level scaling is added to the game.