'Watch Canine 2' takes over San Francisco on November fifteenth

Watch Canine 2 takes place within the coronary heart of the tech world, San Francisco, and it is heading to PlayStation four, Xbox One and PC on November fifteenth. Details about the sport’s launch date and setting leaked previous to Ubisoft’s huge livestream this morning, however the reveal provided a couple of extra particulars concerning the sequel’s most important character and new tips.

Watch Canine 2 stars Marcus, a gifted hacker who hails from Oakland. He was as soon as profiled and accused of a criminal offense he did not commit, which led him to work with the anti-institution hacking group Dedsec. Marcus is not only a hacker; he is additionally expert at parkour and preventing. He favors a DIY melee weapon that is principally a billiard ball hooked up to a skinny, robust rope. Gamers will be capable of full Watch Canine 2 with out killing anybody, utilizing gadgets like a taser to knock out foes.

Ubisoft guarantees Watch Canine 2 provides extra management and adaptability in hacking. Gamers can hack each character, each car and a lot of the electronics within the metropolis. Later within the recreation, Marcus will have the ability to hack teams of individuals, too. Plus, he can drive most automobiles.

Marcus has a couple of particular hacking instruments, together with an RC automotive with an extendable arm and a quadcopter used primarily for scouting. Gamers can use the drone to fly over the Bay Space in a primary-individual view. Ultimately, Marcus will get his palms on 3D-printed weapons, as nicely.

Gamers in single-participant mode will sometimes run into different precise, stay gamers operating across the metropolis — they’re all members of Dedsec, which means they’re your folks. Ubisoft builders say hacking is a life-style they usually need to respect that tradition in Watch Canine 2.

Jessica is knowledgeable nerd, specializing in unbiased gaming, eSports and Harry Potter. She’s written for on-line retailers since 2008, with 4 years as Senior Reporter at Joystiq. She’s additionally a sci-fi novelist with a accomplished manuscript floating by way of the mysterious ether of potential publishers. Jessica graduated from ASU’s Walter Cronkite Faculty of Journalism in 2011 with a bachelor’s in journalism.