Watch Dogs: Legion
Summary: Watch Dogs: Legion's play as anyone mechanic succeeds as more than just a gimmick, but the rest of the game will likely leave you wanting more.
Play As Anyone
The squad formed throughout the game provide a fun twist on the typical Open World formula
Many critics noted that missions begin to feel too same-y as you get deeper into the game
Some critics felt that the overall story never really came together
Top Critic Average
Legion's near-future London is almost too close for comfort, though the game it hosts is a characterless slog.
Playing as anyone works great in Legion—once you've finally found the right group of anyones.
Watch Dogs: Legion's bold use of roguelike mechanics in an open-world action game pay off in interesting ways, making this visit to near-future London feel more varied than the previous two games.
Legion royally shakes up Watch Dogs' open-world template with a Play as Anyone mechanic that just about outweighs any headaches left by its rough edges.
A disappointingly tame vision of a near future dystopia, that represents a perfectly competent use of the Ubisoft formula but falters in its attempts to add anything new to it.
Legion offers a refreshing and fun change-up to the Watch Dogs formula that succeeds in letting players forge their own path like never before
Watch Dogs: Legion’s cast of randos makes a surprisingly winning team
Watch Dogs: Legion struggles with tone at times, but its empowering message about unity and justice still shines in a game that is as absurd as it is impactful.
The new "Play As Anyone" system is as impressive as it sounds on paper, creating a host of intriguing characters if you choose to dive into their backgrounds. Crafting your own version of DedSec is a ton of fun, especially early on. The problem is the gameplay of Watch Dogs Legion is mostly the same as its predecessors and the missions are quite repetitive overall. It's not a step back for the series, but the hacking and stealth core of the series does need an overhaul.