How to Download and Install on Steam

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This is a download and installation guide for Valheim. Read on to learn all there is to know on how to get the game and get started playing!

How to Download and Install Valheim

Start by searching Valheim's store page via the Steam Store's search bar located on the top right.
Scroll down Valheim's store page and click on the "Add to Cart" button. This will automatically take you to your store cart afterward.
Finalize the purchase through the store cart window.
Steam can automatically start the download process once you complete your purchase. In case it doesn't, You can start the download manually by searching your steam library for Valheim.
Confirm the download directory before clicking next. Steam will always direct your downloads to your steam library folder by default.
You can track Valheim's download process by clicking the "Downloads" button located at the bottom of the steam window. Play the game once the download is complete!

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Valheim News and Updates

Patch Notes

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List of Previous Patch Notes
0.148.7 0.148.6
0.147.3 0.146.8

Upcoming Updates

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Update 1:
Hearth and Home
Update 2:
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Update 3:
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Update 4:


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