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Watch Dogs 2

Rating Summary

Based on 134 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

82

Top Critic Average

82%

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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Nov 15, 2016
Xbox OneNov 15, 2016
PCNov 29, 2016

Developer: Ubisoft Montreal

Genres: Action, Adventure, RPG

Explore the birthplace of the tech revolution as Marcus Holloway, a brilliant young hacker who has fallen victim to ctOS 2.0’s predictive algorithms and accused of a crime he did not commit. In Marcus’ quest to shut down ctOS 2.0 for good, hacking is the ultimate weapon. Players can not only hack into the San Francisco Bay Area’s infrastructure but also every person and any connected device they possess to trigger unpredictable chains of events in this vast open world.

Watch Dogs 2 Critic Reviews

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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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IGN

8.5 / 10.0
Dan Stapleton

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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