Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Watch Dogs

Aiden bests Ratonhnhaké:ton, Watch Dog sets Ubisoft sales record

Watch Dogs (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Sales Data Announcement - Screenshot 1

A day after its release, Ubisoft has announced that Watch Dogs has sold more copies in its first 24 hours than any other title they’ve shipped to date. No actual figures were listed, but previously, Assassin’s Creed III was Ubisoft’s fastest-selling game at 3.5 million units in its first week. Connor and friends can still be proud, though, as Assassin’s Creed III still holds the studio’s record of most-pre-ordered game, followed by Watch Dogs.

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Aiden Pearce is on the loose, Watch Dogs released for console, PC

Watch Dogs (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The new open-world hacking-slash-action thriller Watch Dogs is now available for 360, PC, PS3, PS4, and Xbox One. As Aiden Pearce, players are on a quest of revenge to track down the murderers that killed his family. He’ll steal cars, get in shootouts, and hack into the city’s Central Operating System to use Chicago itself to find and eliminate his enemies. A free ctOS mobile app for Android devices, iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch launched alongside the game, offering dual-screen support and a way for players to engage their friends when away from their computer or console. An eBook, Dark Clouds, is also available as a follow-up to the game’s story.

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Watch Dogs multiplayed detailed, demonstrated in new trailer

Ubisoft has released a new multiplayer-focused trailer for their upcoming open-world action title Watch Dogs. The nine-minute-plus video features more on three multiplayer modes, ctOS – Mobile Companion App, Competitive Decryption Combat, and Online Hacking Contracts. A multiplayer hack is shown from two perspectives, the player being hacked, who must find the person responsible, and the hacker, who has to hide out and make a safe getaway. The mobile app allows players with the app to use their mobile device to control all hackable devices within the game world to stop another player who attempts to avoid the obstacles while driving around in-game. The final segment features two teams squaring off to secure a file.

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Watch Dogs – Limited Edition Pack revealed for consoles, PC

Watch Dogs (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Wii U) Limited Edition Announcement - Header

Ubisoft has revealed the Limited Edition Pack for their upcoming open-world, surveillance-centric action title Watch Dogs. The premium set will launch on November 19 for 360, PC, and PS3, and at launch for PS4 and Xbox One, for $129.99. The pack includes the game, a 9” statue of protagonist Aiden Pearce, Aiden Pearce’s mask, a SteelBook case with art from DedSec, the game’s soundtrack, and an 80-page hardcover art book.

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Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, Watch Dogs announced for Xbox One

Assassins Creed IV Black Flag (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Wii U) Announcement - Screenshot 5

Ubisoft has confirmed that both Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag and Watch Dogs will be available for Xbox One. Those are only two of at least six titles that the studio plans to release during the system’s first year. Both ACIV and Watch Dogs are scheduled to launch for the Xbox One later this year.

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Watch Dogs shows off rides, guns, and gadgets in new screenshots

Watch Dogs (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Wii U) May Media Announcement - Screenshot 1

Ubisoft has released new shots from their upcoming action title Watch Dogs. The screens feature vigilante Aiden Pearce meeting up with a mysterious ally, Clara Lillie, fleeing on a motorcycle, spotting potential targets, and threatening an unfortunate fellow.

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Watch_Dogs to launch in November, gameplay trailer released

Ubisoft has revealed that their upcoming open-world action title Watch_Dogs will be released on November 19 for 360, PC, PS3, and Wii U. The PS4 version will be available at the system’s launch, and versions for other next-gen consoles are also planned. To kick off the announcement, a new gameplay trailer has been released that features protagonist Aiden Pearce in a heretofore unseen district of Chicago. Lastly, the studio also revealed a poster, posted below, with art from Alex Ross that is being given away as a pre-order bonus.

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E3 2012 – Ubisoft: ACIII Liberation, Splinter Cell, Watch Dogs, ZombiU

Splinter Cell Blacklist (360, PC, PS3) E3 2012 Announcement - Screenshot 4

Ubisoft has had a surprisingly busy E3 2012. From the return of Rayman for a new Wii U adventure to the open-world, open-ended action title Watch Dogs. And of course, there were zombies, assassins, and Fishers in abundance.

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