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TMCNet:  Ubisoft Turns Chicago Into The Ultimate Weapon With The Release Of Watch Dogs

[May 27, 2014]

Ubisoft Turns Chicago Into The Ultimate Weapon With The Release Of Watch Dogs

SAN FRANCISCO --(Business Wire)--

Today, Ubisoft® announced that the highly anticipated open world game, Watch Dogs™, is now available at retailers in North America for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft (News - Alert) and Windows PC. Watch Dogs is rated M for Mature and is available for $59.99 across all versions.

Ubisoft announces highly anticipated open world game, Watch Dogs. (Photo: Business Wire)

Ubisoft announces highly anticipated open world game, Watch Dogs. (Photo: Business Wire)

Watch Dogs tells the story of Aiden Pearce, a brilliant hacker whose criminal past led to a violent family tragedy. Now on the hunt for those who hurt his family, players will be able to monitor and hack their enemies by manipulating everything connected to the city's Central Operating System (ctOS). Watch Dogs lets the player use Chicago as their ultimate weapon and exact their own style of revenge.

The Watch Dogs ctOS mobile companion app is also available for download for free on iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch® and Android (News - Alert)™ devices. The ctOS mobile companion app is a groundbreaking, real-time companion game that will take the player's experience beyond the console, allowing them to connect and compete with friends, even when away from their home console. The ctOS mobile companion app delivers revolutionary dual-screen gameplay that enables gamers to play from anywhere, at any time.

A season pass is also available for $19.99 and offers savings of more than 25% on post-launch content, including:

  • The all-new single-player story featuring T-Bone, a brilliant but eccentric hacker who lives by his own rules.
  • A new Digital Trip game mode, Conspiracy!, where players must find and eliminate all of the cyborgs.
  • Exclusive Untouchables Pack with an M1 SMG weapon and a 1920s mobster outfit.
  • New missions, weapons, outfits and more.

For PlayStation® owners, Watch Dogs offers additional exclusive content featuring four extra missions representing oe extra hour of exclusive gameplay. A unique White Hat Hacker outfit as well as bonus tech points providing new in-depth knowledge about an important faction in the Watch Dogs universe. This content will be unlockable at launch via code. For more information on the Watch Dogs Season Pass, please visit shop.ubi.com/wdseasonpassrelease.

For fans who want to explore their own digital footprint, please visit digitalshadow.com. The Watch Dogs Digital Shadow website is an eye-opening experience that allows Facebook (News - Alert) users to explore their digital life through the lens of a hacker, and get a glimpse of ways in which they could potentially be targeted based on real user data that is available on their Facebook profile and on public sources on the web. With the number of Digital Shadows created to date, Watch Dogs fans are aware of the data that they make public, that Facebook friends could be seen as liabilities, of the various geolocation data that can be surfaced and a host of additional hacker-relevant information.

Fans can also further explore the world of Watch Dogs with the ebook, Watch Dogs™ //n/Dark Clouds. Written by John Shirley, author of numerous novels, short stories, screenplays and teleplays, the Watch Dogs //n/Dark Clouds storyline picks up where the video game leaves off. The ebook is a first for Ubisoft, conceived in-house and released exclusively via digital channels. For more information, please visit: watchdogs.com/ebook.

To stay connected with Watch Dogs, please visit the official website: watchdogsgame.com

Facebook page: facebook.com/watchdogsgame

Twitter (News - Alert) account: twitter.com/watchdogsgame

About Ubisoft

Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands, including Assassin's Creed, Just Dance, Tom Clancy's video game series, Rayman and Far Cry. The teams throughout Ubisoft's worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms, including consoles, mobile phones, tablets and PCs. For the 2013-14 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of �1,007 million. To learn more, please visit�www.ubisoftgroup.com.

© 2014 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Watch Dogs, Ubisoft, and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the US and/or other countries. "PlayStation" is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. iPad, iPhone (News - Alert), and iPod touch are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. Android is a trademark of Google Inc.


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