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Conspiracy digital trip now available as Watch Dogs DLC

Ubisoft has issued a small piece of DLC for its open-world hackers-as-wizards game Watch Dogs, though instead of new weapons, vehicles or trenchcoats, this DLC adds a new digital trip, dubbed "Conspiracy." For those unaware, digital trips are a special sort of mini-game in Watch Dogs that paint...

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Watch Dogs sells 4 million copies

Ubisoft sold four million copies of Watch Dogs in the game's first week at retail, the publisher announced today. The game is now Ubisoft's "best-selling game ever in week one," according to its internal sales estimates. Watch Dogs launched last Tuesday for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC....

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UK charts: Watch Dogs hacks up records, Mario Kart 8 boosts Wii U

Watch out Glenn Beck, because Watch Dogs is turning Brits into hackers too. The Ubisoft game broke the UK charts record for most copies sold by a new intellectual property at launch, toppling previous holder L.A Noire by a chunky 58 percent. No surprises it's Ubi's biggest ever week 1 seller in the...

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Watch Dogs on PC being taught new tricks via stability patch

Sit. Stay. Run smoothly. Good Watch Dogs! While Ubisoft's open-world hacker-vigilante adventure on PC can really put your rig through its paces - it's recommended that owners of the PC version have an i7 processor and a graphics card with at least 2GB of dedicated RAM onboard - that may soon...

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Joystiq Weekly: Battlefield Hardline, Watch Dogs review, Evil Within preview and more

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. With Sony upping PlayStation Plus to six games per month,...

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Watch Dogs breaks day-one sales record for Ubisoft

Watch Dogs is already setting new sales records in its first week on store shelves, as Ubisoft announced that its open-world hackathon has sold more copies in a 24-hour period than any other game in the publisher's history. "The buzz around Watch Dogs was driven by the incredible passion of our...

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Why you can't visit Soldier Field in Watch Dogs

In March, playing a preview build of Watch Dogs in Montreal, I found myself fixated on one word: Soda. In one of the random missions available to me, I spotted the word brandished on the front of a vending machine deep within a building that protagonist Aiden Pearce was assigned to invade....

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Metareview: Watch Dogs

The first installment of a new Ubisoft franchise just wouldn't be the same if it didn't create critical disagreement. Reviews for Watch Dogs were formed with all the gestational efforts and subsequent knee-jerk commenter fervor that we haven't seen since the original Assassin's Creed. Our review...

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UPlay hiccups render Watch Dogs unplayable for some on PC

Ubisoft warns that some players "may experience long delays when trying to login" to its servers in order to play the PC version of Watch Dogs, rendering the game unplayable on launch day. An influx of new players apparently overwhelmed Ubisoft's authentication services, leaving some unable to...

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Watch Dogs mobile griefing app out today

Ubisoft's mobile companion app for Watch Dogs is now available on Android and iOS, and gives players the opportunity to interact with others in the game's online sections. Though the word "companion" doesn't have the same ring to it in the "ctOS Mobile" app, as players use it to mess with others'...

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