The lights are on
Ubisoft is giving us a new look at how players will interact in Watch Dogs. In a new nine minute gameplay video, we see one-on-one player-versus-player hacking, interaction with the mobile app, and team-based competitive play.
The one-on-one and mobile app races are familiar. We previewed them back at Gamescom. The former allows you to invade another player’s game to earn notoriety. The latter allows someone with the tablet companion app to take challenge console and PC players to a race.
The new mode features two teams in a fight to capture and decrypt a file. Data can be stolen by being in close proximity, so teams will need to stay on the move in order to succeed. All of the multiplayer modes award points toward new skills.
Watch Dogs will be out on May 27 for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PC. A Wii U version will be released later. You can read more in a recent hands-on preview.
I am very excited for the multiplayer now, especially the team mode to decrypt the file.
My excitement for this game has been renewed, partly because I've got nothing much to play right now.
So much want. This game looks great.
I want to play it, but I think I can wait for the first price drop. I think the split-gen really held it back.
This is cool, and the seamless nature of the multiplayer could be the future of how multiplayer is done. I really like the cat and mouse aspect of the multiplayer. I also like how that the other player appears as a randomly generated NPC. This looks great so far.
I am wondering how many competitive modes they will have for multiplayer. I'm hoping they have a good variety of modes and objectives. I know single player will already be great, but I see myself actually playing the multiplayer quite a bit. Maybe this will be what I had always hoped GTA would have been for multiplayer.
After the delay my excitement for this game waned quite a bit. It's definitely perked back up now though as the release date gets closer. I need something to play until Destiny anyway.
Wow this just made me want this game even more! This is a definite buy for me!
This looks amazing! Now I'm exited for the MP as well!
Not worried nor need MP in Watch Dogs but I'll try it.
lol that was pretty cool