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Watch Dogs 2

Ubisoft Montreal
Nov 15, 2016 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5

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8.5 / 10
PC Gamer
68 / 100
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4 / 5
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Easy Allies
4 / 5
Metro GameCentral
8 / 10
Game Informer
7.8 / 10
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Critic Reviews for Watch Dogs 2

Watch Dogs 2’s distinctive hacking and puzzle mechanics do a great job of reminding you that you’re not playing just another Grand Theft Auto clone as you tear through it’s beautiful Bay Area map. Marcus is a bit too friendly of a guy to be believable as our instrument of mayhem, but the flexible missions let you get through mostly non-violently if you’re good enough at stealth. And when it works, multiplayer is good unconventional cat-and-mouse fun, too.

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A great PC port and lovely open world don’t give depth to Watch Dogs 2’s shallow combat and stealth design.

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Ubisoft's sequel borrows from Rockstar's oeuvre to make a richly enjoyable open world game, despite its online troubles.

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Watch Dogs 2 takes players back to the hacking-themed open-world with a new protagonist, some helpful drones, and a much better approach to humor than the original game.

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Watch Dogs 2 is a solid, satisfying sequel that successfully addresses the weaknesses of its predecessor.

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Metro GameCentral

8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

It’s still lacking a certain je ne sais quoi, but this is a definite improvement on the first game and a serious alternative to GTA V.

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The open world is filled with oddball pedestrians to spy on, and both main and side missions offer plenty of enjoyment with variety that the previous game lacked

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