Watch Dogs 2 – Free-Roaming in the San Francisco Bay at E3 2016

Watch Dogs 2’s open-world take on the San Francisco Bay Area is big, dynamic, and exciting, filled with things to hack and secrets to uncover. To find out what went into re-creating San Francisco and turning it into a massive hacker playground, we spoke with Senior Producer Dominic Guay about who some of Watch Dogs 2’s bad guys are, how multiplayer works, and what some of world’s standout features are.

Watch Dogs 2 will arrive on Xbox One, PC, and PS4 on November 15. For more on Marcus Holloway, DedSec, and their quest to liberate the Bay Area from the tyranny of ctOS, check out our previous coverage:

Watch Dogs 2 – Drones, Explosives, and New Ways to Hack

Watch Dogs 2 – First Details Straight From The Developers

Watch Dogs 2 Reveal – Here’s What You Need to Know About ctOS’ Bay Area Invasion


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Watch Dogs 2

Watch Dogs 2

Release date — November 15, 2016 (PS4, Xbox One) November 29, 2016 (PC)
Developer — Ubisoft Montreal
Use hacking as a weapon in the massive & dynamic open world of Watch Dogs 2.In 2016, ctOS 2.0, an advanced operating system networking city infrastructure, was implemented in several US cities to create a safer, more efficient metropolis.

Play as Marcus Holloway, a brilliant young hacker living in the birthplace of the tech revolution, the San Francisco Bay Area. Team up with Dedsec, a notorious group of hackers, and expose the hidden dangers of ctOS 2.0, which, in the hands of corrupt corporations, is being wrongfully used to monitor and manipulate citizens on a massive scale.

Using the skills and anonymity of hackers, ignite the rebel in you and break the rules - for the lulz, for what's right, and most importantly, because you can.

ESRB Rating: RP

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Mikel Reparaz has been an editor at GamesRadar, PlayStation: The Official Magazine, MacLife, and Official Xbox Magazine. He now works as a Communications Mercenary on the UbiBlog. Follow him on Twitter: @Wikiparaz