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Ubisoft Watch_Dogs: UK release date, pre-order price and more

PC Advisor staff | Jan. 30, 2014
Watch_Dogs will be one of Ubisoft's biggest 2014 launches. Here's what we know about the UK release date and pre-order pricing.

At PC Advisor, we're particularly looking forward to the release of Ubisoft's Watch_Dogs, a game which will undoubtedly appeal to all tech geeks. It's a game that speak to the constant surveillance and tracking that we're all subject to, and lets you play a hacker who can manipulate everything that's connected to the city's network.

Watch_Dogs was supposed to be a launch title on both the PS4, reviewed, and Xbox One, also reviewed, but then was pushed back to an "early 2014" release date. Back in October 2013 Ubisoft announced that both Watch Dogs and The Crew would not be launched until mid-2014, and within the first fiscal quarter, which means sometime between April 1st and June 30th.

Ubisoft has refused to comment on the launch troubles, stating only that it would "never compromise on quality".

Watch_Dogs will be available also on the PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U and PC, and you can keep up with the latest official news on Ubisoft's UK website for Watch Dogs. Ubisoft's UK website for Watch Dogs

You can also pre-order the game from a variety of retailers including Game and The standard PC edition costs £30. The £65 DedSec version includes:

A 23cm Aiden Pearce FigurineSteelboookDEDSEC Collector boxWatch_Dogs Artbook: artworks and illustrations that inspired the gameOriginal soundtrack of the gameWatch_Dogs map of ChicagoSet of 4 collectible cards: discover Watch_Dogs iconic characters through augmented realitySet of 3 exclusive badges

Digital content in the DedSec edition includes:

3 single payer missions: almost 60 minutes of additional gameplayPalace PackRewards (Unlocked upon completion of the ULC mission)INVESTIGATION BONUS: Unlock more investigative opportunities inside the network databanks.ATM HACK BOOST: Boost your cash rewards when hacking bankSignature Shot: A biometrics weapon has been smuggled into Chicago for a captain of the Black Viceroys gang. The weapon only works with the first person who holds the gun.Breach a stronghold, steal the package and be the first to hold the weapon.Rewards (Unlocked upon completion of the ULC mission):BLACK VICEROYS GANG COLOURS OUTFITBIOMETRIC ASSAULT RIFLEBreakthrough Pack: A secret gathering is underway. The Chicago Club is negotiating power with Corporate CEOs. The Club has hired scramblers to block surveillance devices. Drive around the city to find the scramblers and take them out. Retrieve all names from the meeting and upload their images to the world.Rewards (Unlocked upon completion of the ULC mission)VEHICLE EXPERT PERK: Get free vehicles from your Underground Car Contact and earn discounts on select cars.

We'll keep you updated on the exact release date when we know more.


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