Watch_Dogs gets a release date

April 30, 2013 • Gadgets and Gaming

Ubisoft announced that its highly anticipated title Watch_Dogs will hit the store shelves of EMEA territories on November 21, 2013 on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, the WiiU system from Nintendo and Windows PC, as well as at the launch of PlayStation 4. The game is also planned for other next generation consoles.

Ubisoft announced that Watch_Dogs will hit stores on November 21 (image: Ubisoft)

Players will be able to choose from a selection of different editions, offering a variety of digital and physical content allowing for a deeper immersion in the Watch_Dogs universe.

In Watch_Dogs, players will assume the role of Aiden Pearce, a new type of vigilante who, with the help of his smartphone, will use his ability to hack into Chicago’s central operating system (ctOS) and control almost every element of the city.

Aiden will be able to tap into the city’s omnipresent security cameras, download personal information to locate a target, control systems such as traffic lights or public transportation to stop a chase and more. The city of Chicago is now the ultimate weapon.

Among the many editions, the The Dedsec Edition includes:

Physical content:

* A 23cm Aiden Pearce Figurine

* Steelbook

* DedSec Collector box

* Watch_Dogs Artbook: artworks and illustrations that inspired the game

* Original soundtrack of the game

* Watch_Dogs map of Chicago

* Set of 4 collectible cards: discover Watch_Dogs iconic characters through augmented reality

* Set of 3 exclusive badges

Digital content:

* 3 single payer missions with up to almost 60 minutes of additional gameplay:

* Palace Pack: A police raid is planned on the luxury palace of an Internet mogul. His impressive databanks have intimate details on thousands of people…including Aiden Pearce. Break inside, wipe those hard drives and escape before the raid begins.

* Rewards unlocked upon completion of the ULC mission: investigation bonus allows gamers to unlock more investigative opportunities inside the network databanks, and ATM hack boost which boost the cash rewards when hacking bank accounts.

* Signature Shot: A biometrics weapon has been smuggled into Chicago for a captain of the Black Viceroys gang. The weapon only works for 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 outfit and biometric assault rifle.

* Breakthrough 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 allowing players to get free vehicles from underground car contact and earn discounts on select cars.

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