Ubisoft yesterday officially unveiled Watch Dogs 2, available worldwide this November.
The sequel to the 2014 original will be set in the San Francisco Bay Area, the latest city to adopt ctOS 2.0, an advanced operating system networking the city infrastructure, and in the wrong hands, used to invasively control and manipulate everyday citizens.
Players will assume the role of Marcus Holloway, a brilliant young hacker who has fallen victim to ctOS 2.0’s predictive algorithms and is accused of a crime he did not commit.
In Marcus’ quest to shut down ctOS 2.0 for good, hacking is the ultimate weapon, and players can not only hack into the city’s infrastructure but also every person and any connected device they possess to trigger unpredictable chains of events. With the ability to take control of drones, cars, cranes, security robots, and much more at their disposal, players can choose whether to use stealth hacking to complete missions without killing a single enemy or go guns blazing for a more ferocious approach.
In this vast open world, players can hack their way through traffic while engaging in dangerous car chases through the winding streets of San Francisco, traverse the rooftops of the vibrant neighborhoods of Oakland, and infiltrate the offices of cutting-edge companies in Silicon Valley.
“Our creative team is working hard to deliver an outstanding Watch Dogs experience,” said Dominic Guay, senior producer, Ubisoft Montreal.
“In Watch Dogs 2, we’re excited to give players a captivating storyline with engaging characters that offers deeper, more meaningful hacking options, a greater variety of gadgets and weapons, and a brand new seamless multiplayer experience that will appeal to fans of the original Watch Dogs as well as players new to the brand.”
A reveal trailer, shown above, was released as well as a trailer for protagonist Marcus Holloway, shown below. A few screenshots are also available below.
Watch Dogs 2 will be available November 15th for PS4, Xbox One and PC.