Watch Dogs 2 will be free to own during Ubisoft’s upcoming digital showcase. Log in with your Uplay account during the Ubisoft Forward event on Sunday, and Watch Dogs 2 is yours.
Watch Dogs 2 is a 2016 action-adventure game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. It is the sequel to 2014’s Watch Dogs and it was released for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows. Set within a fictionalized version of the San Francisco Bay Area, the game is a play from a third-person perspective. Its open world is navigated on-foot or vehicle. Players control Marcus Holloway. a hacker who works with the hacking group DedSec to take down the city’s advanced surveillance system known as ctOS. There are multiple ways to complete missions, and each successful assignment increases the follower count of DedSec. Cooperative multiplayer allows for competitive one-on-one combat and connecting with other players to neutralize a player who is causing havoc.
Ubisoft Montreal studied player feedback from the first game to assess. What could be improved in Watch Dogs 2 and the setting was researched the making frequent trips to California. Ubisoft Reflections was responsible for overhauling the driving mechanic. Real hackers consulted to validate scripts and game mechanics for authenticity and references to. real-life. Hacktivism fictionalized. like the Project Chanology protest. The original soundtrack composed of Hudson Mohawke. The game released to overall positive reception from critics which praised the game for improving upon the original Watch Dogs. In areas like hacking, setting, characters, and driving. However, character inconsistencies, firearms, and frequent technical issues – later patched – cited as imperfections. Watch Dogs 2 has sold more than 10 million copies by March 2020. A sequel, Watch Dogs: Legion, is in development.
Watch Dogs 2 will be free during Ubisoft’s digital showcase.
The Ubisoft Forward digital conference will take place this weekend, showcasing games including Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Watch Dogs Legion, Hyper Scape, and probably a few others. And even if you’re not interested in such things, it might worth your time to tune in, because Ubi will also be giving away some free stuff, including the 2016 hackin’ action game Watch Dogs 2.
The pre-show will begin at. 10:30 am PT/1:30 pm ET on July 12, during which “the Ubisoft news team and friends” will be playing Trackmania. before rolling into the main show at 12 pm PT/3 pm ET. Anyone who logs in to Uplay between the end of the Trackmania session. The end of the main show will be able to claim a free copy of Watch Dogs 2 on their Ubisoft account. It will also be able to take a shot at trivia questions to win rewards for a variety of other Ubisoft games.
Ubisoft also dropped a new “line-up reveal” video today. Which you can see up above, with clips from expected games and a couple of others. Including The Crew and Trials, Rising. One game absent from the trailer (unless I missed it, which is always a possibility) is Far Cry 6. Ubisoft hasn’t officially announced a new Far Cry. But it’s been a couple of years since the last one and a rumor that it will feature Breaking Bad’s Giancarlo Esposito as the bad guy has recently been making the rounds.
The Ubisoft Forward digital showcase. It will live-streamed on Twitch, YouTube, and Mixer, which in case you hadn’t heard will be closing on July 22—just 10 days after the Ubisoft stream. Full details are up at ubisoft.com.
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