London, UK — March 6, 2014 — Today, Ubisoft revealed that its highly anticipated
open world action-adventure game, Watch Dogs™, will be released worldwide on May 27,
In Watch Dogs™, players assume the role of Aiden Pearce, a new type of vigilante
hero who, with the help of his smartphone, will use his ability to hack into
Chicago’s central operating system (ctOS) to control almost every element of the
“We are pleased to be able to reveal to gamers all over the world the new release
date for Watch Dogs™,” said Geoffroy Sardin, EMEA Senior Vice President of Sales and
Marketing, Ubisoft. “We are extremely confident that the additional time we afforded
the dev team to refine and polish the game will be more than worth the wait.”
Players who purchase Watch Dogs™ on either PlayStation®3 or PlayStation®4™ will have
exclusive access to 60 minutes of additional gameplay via the PlayStation® Network.
“We’re really excited for the launch of Watch Dogs on both PS3® and PS4® and are
confident that it will prove to be one of the standout games of 2014,” said Michael
Pattison, Vice President, Third Party Relations, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.
“It’s a unique and visionary game and we believe that the exclusive content
available via PSN will not only excite gamers, but showcase how PlayStation® is a
preferred destination for Watch Dogs.”
Watch Dogs™ will be available on Sony PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system,
PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Microsoft Xbox One® the all-in-one
games and entertainment system, Microsoft Xbox 360® video game and entertainment
system and Windows PC. The Wii U™ version will release at a later date.