Watch Dogs

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Watch Dogs
Watch Dogs logo.png
Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
Ubisoft Montreal, Ubisoft Reflections
Ubisoft
Action, Adventure, Open-world, Stealth
Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and Wii U
SteamWindows.png, Uplay, Xbox Games Store, PlayStation Store
Retail Features
Gameplay-Single-player.pngGameplay-Multi-player.pngPartial Controller Support (Steam)
Ratings
This title has been rated M by the ESRBThis title has been rated 18 by PEGIThis title has been classified R18+ by the ACBThis title has been rated 18 by the USK
Technical Information
Disrupt
Retail Localization Information
Interface Language(s)
EnglishFrenchItalianGermanSpanishCzechDanishDutchHungarianPolishBrazilian PortugueseSwedishFinnishNorwegian (Bokmål)Portuguese
Audio Language(s)
EnglishFrenchItalianGermanSpanishBrazilian PortuguesePortuguese
Subtitle Language(s)
EnglishFrenchItalianGermanSpanishCzechDanishDutchHungarianPolishBrazilian PortugueseSwedishFinnishNorwegian (Bokmål)Portuguese
Retail Minimum Specifications
Operating System(s)
Windows Vista x64 (64-bit operating system required)
CPU(s)
Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 2.66GHz
AMD Phenom II X4 940 3.0GHz
RAM
6 GB
GPU(s)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460
AMD Radeon HD 5770
Microsoft Windows DirectX
11
HDD Space
25 GB
Retail Recommended Specifications
Operating System(s)
Windows 7 SP1 x64
Windows 8 x64
CPU(s)
Intel Core i7-3770
AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz
RAM
8 GB
GPU(s)
NVIDIA GeForce 560 Ti
AMD Radeon HD 7850
Microsoft Windows DirectX
11
United Nations International Release Date(s)
May 272014
European Union European Release Date(s)
Wii U
November 212014
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
Wii U
November 182014
Japan Japanese Release Date(s)
Wii U
December 42014
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Watch Dogs (stylized as WATCH_DOGS) is an open-world action-adventure video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal. The game focuses around the actions of the main character, Aiden Pearce, and his astounding ability to hack into computer terminals and information databases and take control of the computer programs. The game was released for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Windows worldwide on May 27, 2014. A Wii U release followed in November and December 2014.

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The game takes place in a virtual reality world of Chicago, Illinois. Aiden Pearce, a man who not only possesses intelligence to hack into computer software, but also has the ability to strike unsuspecting victims assassination manners, is the game's anti-hero. The player controls Pearce and his ability to hack into terminals and surveillance equipment around the city. Supercomputers, which have been popping up around the world, known as the CtOS (Central Operating System), and they control all the technology in the surrounding area.

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