There is a lot of fun to be had in the game and you could easily suck 100+ hours out of it if you really wanted to explore and unlock everything, in all likelihood most people won’t stay with it for that long but regardless what time you do spend with it will likely be enjoyable.
Overall given this has a fairly hefty price tag albeit not top end at £35 this is not what you would expect to get for your money, the frustrating element of all the issues means that its hard to really get a lot from this game and it just isn’t good value for money.
Overall I really enjoyed the game, there a few minor quibbles in terms of the guided nature of the flow and the fact that towards the end you really do realise that you cant really go too wrong. There are not too many consequences to making poor choices either but I wouldn’t let this put you off what is essentially a very good game.
Despite the fairly cheap price and the fact that I did actually enjoy playing the game for the short time it took me to play the lot I cant really recommend it strongly to anyone other than the real achievement hunters out there, especially when you will likely see it reduced even further within a short time.
If you like shooters in any way shape or form I’d totally recommend this, even if you don’t like shared world shooters this is perfectly playable throughout the campaign in solo but it definitely becomes more fun if you get a little squad together and roam the streets of Washington together, the depth of the content here is vast and there is a huge amount of enjoyment to be had in the world, looking at Ubisoft’s pedigree with Games as a Service this one looks like it will run for a very long time.
Overall this is a competent and enjoyable tactical strategy game, the story is good even if the missions can become a little samey, the game isn’t going to live up to the much more polished games in the genre but given the price difference this is well worth the money.
If you really like puzzlers then it will have something for you but be prepared for the odd frustration. And also bear in mind whether you will be playing this solo or linked up with a friend, the latter will probably keep your blood pressure down a touch.