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WATCH_DOGS 2 is the sequel to Ubisoft Montreal’s 2014 action adventure Watch Dogs. This time the open world game is set in (a somewhat fictionalised version of) San Fran Bay, the second city to have the ctOS system installed. You take control of Marcus Holloway, a hacker who joins the group DedSec after being accused of a crime he didn’t commit by Blume, the evil corporation behind the creation of ctOS (the city’s advanced surveillance system).

In a world twice the size of the original, Marcus must use his hacking abilities and parkour skills to complete the main story missions and other side missions (known as ‘operations’) in his quest to bring down ctOS and Blume. The more missions he completes the more social media followers he gains (which we all know is THE most important thing in this day and age). Use Marcus’ skills to hack into pretty much anything, from phones to traffic lights, to cameras, cars and windows – if it can be hacked, Marcus and his team of co-conspirators have got it down!

The big question is, which tactics will you use to complete each mission? Will you adopt an aggressive style, kicking in the front door all guns blazing? Or will you opt for stealth mode and sneak in the back door? Or in true hacker style will you complete all missions purely from behind a screen using only your unique hacker skill set? Be warned though, too much online activity will alert the police and start a full-blown man hunt! Either way it’s critical that ctOS is taken down and Blume are exposed for the corrupt criminals they are.

Game Information

Release Date
15th November 2016
Ubisoft Entertainment
Total Rating
Game Modes
Single player, Multiplayer, Co-operative
Player Perspectives
Third person
Shooter, Racing, Adventure
Action, Science fiction, Stealth, Sandbox, Open world
PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 4, Xbox One