Even before its official release in the spring of 2014, Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs game generated a huge hype. Moreover, quickly after its launch it became clear that the title actually lives up to it. Watch Dogs managed to sell in 4 million copies only during the first week after its release. Also, it broke the record for the biggest first-day sales of a Ubisoft game.
The story in this third-person adventure this video game take place in near-future Chicago. Gamers play with a character named Aiden Pearce who is a very skilled hacker. He managed to hack Chicago’s central computer system and to spy on phone conversation, access security cameras and even traffic lights system of the city. This sense of power is one of the most captivating aspects of Watch Dogs.
Even though the narrative revolves around hacking and eavesdropping, it offers a very diverse gaming experience. The main character is often forced to be more than a hacker by showing off his racing, fighting and detective skills depending on his mission. Moreover, you will often find yourself exploring the city by foot, with a car or even with a boat in a single mission. As a result, there is never a dull moment when you play Watch Dogs.
Watch Dogs was developed as a single-player game. Despite that, the player can connect within the game with other gamers or participate in online races. The only problem with Watch Dogs is that features all sorts of mature content, making it suitable only for mature players.
Watch Dogs’ developers are now planning to turn the title into a movie. Until that happens, however, you can enjoy the story in the form of a game. The video game is available on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Windows PC and Wii U. Xbox fans can purchase it from the Microsoft Store. Other gamers can easily find it on Amazon and BestBuy. Amazon.com offers additional Watch Dogs items, like Watch Dogs figures, logo hats, masks and even a novel based on the game.