Watch Dogs

2014 action-adventure video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft

Watch Dogs (written as Watch_Dogs) is an action-adventure video game that was developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. The game was released on 27 May 2014.[1] The game is available on Microsoft Windows, the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and Wii U.

Watch Dogs
Developer(s)Ubisoft Montreal
Composer(s)Brian Reitzell
Peter Connelly Edit this on Wikidata
SeriesWatch Dogs Edit this on Wikidata
EngineDisrupt Edit this on Wikidata
Platform(s)Microsoft Windows
PlayStation 3
PlayStation 4
Wii U
Xbox 360
Xbox One
Release27 May 2014[1]
Mode(s)Single player

It was revealed during Ubisoft's press conference at E3 2012.[2] They announced that PC is the lead platform for the game.[3]

It was chosen as Best PC Game, Biggest Surprise and Best New Franchise of E3 2012 by IGN.[4] It also won People's Choice Most Exciting Game of E3 2013 by GameSpot.[5] Note; despite the praise from gaming magazines the game was very lackluster.

The game tells the story of Aiden Pearce, a hacker who searches the city of Chicago for information in order to find out who hired the men who killed his six-year-old niece, Lena, when they tried and failed to kill Aiden.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Watch Dogs, The Crew Delayed Deep Into 2014". IGN. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
  2. "Watch Dogs trailer stuns E3 with next-gen-level graphics". The Verge. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
  3. "Watch Dogs: PC is lead platform". VG 24/7. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
  4. "IGN's Best of E3 2012 Awards". IGN. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
  5. "GameSpot's Best of E3 2013". GameSpot. Retrieved 9 December 2013.

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