Welcome to San Francisco

With Watch Dogs 2 mere weeks away, it’s time for another trailer. Welcome to San Francisco shows the vibrant high-tech world of the San Francisco bay from the perspective of 80s film buff, idealist and hacker Marcus Holloway.

Want more? How about a bunch of new screenshots showing some of the locations and characters you’ll meet when you hit the bay? Go on then …

The campus of search-giant nudle, complete with cool hipster nudlers and is that a nudle self-driving car in the background?
The campus of search-giant nudle, complete with cool hipster nudlers and is that a nudle self-driving car in the background?

 

An arrest in progress in Oakland, Marcus is about to hack that truck into gear and make things interesting.
An arrest in progress in Oakland, Marcus is about to hack that truck into gear and make things interesting.

 

A couple of other players hunt Marcus in a Bounty Hunter situation.
A couple of other players hunt Marcus in a Bounty Hunter situation.

 

Marcus investigating rival hacker group Prime_Eight, check out their lovely leader Lenora Kastner on the screens in the background.
Marcus investigating rival hacker group Prime_Eight, check out their lovely leader Lenora Kastner on the screens in the background.

 

The charming, pointy church of the super-friendly New Dawn, a religious sect that likes to recruit the rich and famous.
The charming, pointy church of the super-friendly New Dawn, a religious sect that likes to recruit the rich and famous.

 

Unfortunately for these New Dawn chaps, Marcus isn't always super-friendly.
Unfortunately for these New Dawn chaps, Marcus isn’t always super-friendly.

 

In fact, occasionally he uses proximity triggers on transformers with distinctly unfriendly results.
In fact, occasionally he uses proximity triggers on transformers with distinctly unfriendly results.

 

Inside New Dawn, Marcus uses his drone to solve one of the game's hacking puzzles.
Inside New Dawn’s church, Marcus uses his drone to solve one of the game’s hacking puzzles.

 

Marcus comes face-to-face with Dusan Nemec, the yoga-loving CTO of Blume Corporation.
Marcus comes face-to-face with Dusan Nemec, the yoga-loving CTO of Blume Corporation.

 

Watch Dogs 2 arrives on PS4 and Xbox One on November 15th, and PC on November 29th. For more of the latest news on Watch Dogs 2, stay tuned to UbiBlog.

Watch_dogs 2

Watch_dogs 2

Release date — November 15th, 2016
Developer — Ubisoft Montreal
PEGI 18+
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.
The Author

Phil is so incredibly old that his earliest gaming memories involve those late-70s TV Pong clone machines made by Binatone, typing BASIC games into the one-piece keyboard of a Sinclair ZX80 from magazine listings, and the static burble of Commodore 64 tape loading. He does Marketing things in Ubisoft's Guildford office. He's been at the company for 20 years. The numpty.