Watch Dogs News (PC)

Watch Dogs mod unlocks "E3 2012" graphics

Posted: 17.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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When Watch Dogs first appeared on the scene at E3 2013, it's fair to say the graphical fidelity was a great deal more impressive than the the final version ultimately turned out.

But all is not lost! Modder TheWorse has been tweaking in-game files and making his own adjustments in an attempt to recreate that initial wow factor. Check out the results for yourself. Interestingly, TheWorse claims that most of the files he's been using were actually already hidden within Watch Dogs' engine, which suggests there was some major back-scaling going on by Ubisoft.

Conspiracy Digital Trip DLC pack now available for Watch Dogs

Posted: 06.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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Ubisoft has announced that the first piece of downloadable content for its open world action-adventure game Watch Dogs is now available.

Titled Conspiracy, the new Digital Trip pack offers players the chance to visit an alternate universe in which cyborgs have invaded the city of Chicago. It's your job to hunt them down.

Watch Dogs sold 4 million copies in first week

Posted: 04.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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Ubisoft claims that its open-world spy thriller Watch Dogs has sold-thorugh 4 million units in its first week of sales. The announcement comes after news that the game broke the record for a new IP's first week sales in the UK.

Yesterday's post on the Ubiblog by Communications Manager Gary Steinman revealed the news. "The game is now the best-selling new IP at launch across the entire videogame industry," he writes, "with more than 4 million copies sold through in its first week."

Watch Dogs breaks record for biggest new IP launch in the UK

Posted: 02.06.2014 by nickhorth1

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It might have had a few teething problems on PC, but Ubisoft are still looking at an incredibly successful launch for their open-world spy game Watch Dogs.

Jumping straight to number one in the UK game sales charts, Watch Dogs smashed the record for a new IP's week one sales, selling 58% more copies than previous record holder LA Noire.

Ubisoft working on Watch Dogs PC patch to fix known issues

Posted: 30.05.2014 by nickhorth1

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So reception to the PC version of Watch Dogs has been rather... muted, in certain corners. Once again the thorny issues of Ubisoft's DRM policy has reared its head, but players are also reporting various technical issues in-game.

In response to the criticism, Ubisoft’s Technical Director Sebastien Viard has posted a series of tweets covering the issue, ultimately confirming that the team are hard at work on a patch designed to fix the most common problems.