Watch Dogs 2 – Remote Access: How Hacker Culture Helped Create DedSec

The Watch Dogs 2 team has posted the second episode of their Remote Access video series, giving fans a behind-the-scenes look at how the developers worked to accurately portray modern hacker culture – and hacktivist culture specifically – while creating DedSec and the game’s tech-driven world. Featuring Senior Producer Dominic Guay, Creative Director Jonathan Morin, Brand Content Director Thomas Geffroyd, and Art Director Mathieu Leduc, the video offers a peek into the team’s inspirations and how their homage to hacktivism is fueling Watch Dogs 2’s unique gameplay.

Watch Dogs 2 will arrive on November 15 for PS4, PC, and Xbox One. For more on the game, check out our previous coverage:

Watch Dogs 2 Remote Access: Get to Know Marcus and DedSec

Watch Dogs 2: Free-Roaming in the San Francisco Bay

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

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

The Author

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