Ubisoft has finally, officially announced that Watch Dogs 2 will be out on November 15. The new game will star a new character, Marcus Holloway, a young, brilliant hacker who joins Dedsec to help fight corruption in the San Francisco Bay Area after he’s accused of a crime he didn’t commit.
“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,” Senior Producer Dominc Guay said.
Ubisoft also revealed a preorder-exclusive mission and premium versions of the open-world game.
The mission is called “Zodiac Killer,” and it will see the infamous Zodiac Killer,who was never found, return to the city. “An unwanted ghost of San Francisco’s past has resurfaced after fifty years,” reads a line from the official description.
As a reward for completing the mission, players will receive an “exclusive outfit,” though Ubisoft did not detail it any further.
As for the three premium versions, these include Deluxe, Gold, and Collector’s. Pricing has not been officially announced, but Amazon says the Deluxe is $70 and Gold is $100. The retailer doesn’t have a page up for the Collector’s Edition.
Here are their official descriptions:
- Deluxe Edition includes the Game and the Deluxe pack of digital customization items.
- Gold Edition includes the Game, the Deluxe pack of digital customization items and the Season Pass.
- Players can pre-order the Collector’s Edition – with either the Standard, Deluxe or Gold Edition of Watch Dogs 2 – on the Uplay shop and receive the exclusive Wrench Junior robot, a motorized and endearing companion, controlled by an app available on smartphones or tablets.
For the end, look at the new character: