How To Easily Change Language in Valheim Quickly

Here are 2 simple methods for you to change language in Valheim.

Updated on Aug 15, 2023
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How To Easily Change Language in Valheim Quickly

Valheim is available only for PC users and it's currently in its Early Access stage. Despite being in Early Access, the developers have added support for plenty of languages. And if you’re currently wondering how to change language in Valheim, then continue reading our guide to learn 2 different methods.

2 Methods To Change Language in Valheim

Valheim is a pretty amazing game, but there are still a few issues attached to it. For instance, for some players, the game appears to be in a different language. However, this isn’t a big problem as there exist two ways through which you can quickly change language in Valheim. Similar to what we did in our Path of Exile and Dying Light 2 language changing guides, we are going to explain each method in detail.

How To Change Language in Valheim From The Settings

Iron Gate Studio has done a remarkable job with Valheim. They have managed to create an outstanding game. They have also added tons of features to it, including the option to change the language from the game’s settings. The process of changing the language is pretty simple, and here’s how you can do it:

  1. Launch Valheim
  2. Go to the Main Menu of the game
  3. Click on Settings which can be found under the “Start Game’ option
  4. In the Settings section, click on Misc, which is the fourth tab
  5. Here, you will see an option named Language
  6. Click on the angle bracket symbol and choose your desired language


Once done, you will need to restart Valheim for the changes to take place.

How To Change Language in Valheim Through Steam

What a lot of players don’t know is that there exists another method of changing language in Valheim. This method involves changing the language directly through Steam. Just like the first method, this one will also take you less than a minute. You can do it by following these steps:

  1. Open the Steam client on your PC
  2. Sign in to your account by adding your details
  3. Go to your Game Library where you keep all your games stored
  4. Look around for Valheim and left-click on its icon
  5. Access its “Properties” by clicking on them, which will open a new menu on your screen
  6. Click on the Language option which can be found on the left side under Updates
  7. On the right side, click on the current language to make a list of languages appear on your screen
  8. Choose your preferred language from the list


Once done, restart Steam and launch Valheim again to play it in a new language.

All The Languages Supported in Valheim

At the time of writing, Valheim players can choose from 12 different languages. These include English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Turkish, Dutch, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, and Ukrainian. We can expect the developers to add support for more languages, such as Italian, Traditional Chinese, and more.

Now that you’re done reading our how to change language in Valheim guide, you might also wanna check out how you can see FPS in Valheim. Also, before you download, make sure you’ve checked Valheim’s file size.

For a related guide, check our language-changing article for Diablo III.

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