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Some Watch Dogs 2 Season Pass content set free

Ubisoft has announced that some of the Watch Dogs 2 content that was intended to be locked away behind a payment wall will in fact be offered to all owners for free. Team-based PvP mode Showdown was initially supposed to be part of the paid No Compromise expansion, but will …

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South Park: The Fractured But Whole delayed, but record 2016 digital sales keep Ubisoft afloat

South Park: The Fractured But Whole has slipped into the next financial year, Ubisoft’s Q3 financial report has revealed, and the company has revised its fiscal 2016-2017 sales figures as a result. Whereas Ubisoft was previously targeting around €1,610m fiscal sales, the company has now revised this down to €1,455m. …

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Watch Dogs 2 gets three-hour free trial on PS4, with Xbox One to follow

Ubisoft has announced that a free trial for Watch Dogs 2 is now available to download for PS4 owners, with an Xbox One version coming on January 24th. During the free trial, players will have three hours to explore the world of San Francisco and its Dedsec hackers, and they’ll …

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare debuts at No.1 in November digital charts

The latest Call of Duty title, Infinite Warfare, topped SuperData’s digital charts in November, but with a rather narrow lead. Activision’s FPS generated 12.90m in the UK for its first month in the rankings, SuperData reports, while FIFA 17, which landed at No.2, had revenue reaching 11.27m. The two titles …

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Ubisoft: Launch sales important but not critical

After some disappointing figures at retail across numerous big-name releases in recent weeks, the industry has been wondering if a big change is afoot in consumer behaviour. Ubisoft doesn’t seem overly worried, though, taking a more long-term view instead. Speaking to MCV this week, Anne Blondel, VP of live operations …

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Updated: Call of Duty holds off Watch Dogs 2 to retain No.1

Updated: Ubisoft has since reached out to MCV concerning Watch Dogs 2’s boxed sales performance in the UK thus far. Original story: Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs 2 has failed to capture the top spot in its first week of release. The publisher had previously admitted that pre-orders for the title had …

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Watch Dogs 2 genitalia snaps lead to player ban and Ubisoft patch

There’s no reason why PEGI 18 rated Watch Dogs 2 shouldn’t include some genitals here and there, we suppose, but the news did admittedly take us by surprise. Among the many wonders to be found in Ubisoft’s recently released action title are in fact some characters models sporting fully visible …

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Ubisoft on its follow-up to 2014’s smash hit Watch Dogs

When the original Watch Dogs hit shelves in May 2014, the reception was something of a mixed bag. On the one hand, it was a big seller, becoming the fastest-selling new IP at the time, going on to sell well over a million units in the UK alone. But many …

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Ubisoft: ‘Watch Dogs 2 will certainly fill Assassin’s Creed’s shoes’

2016’s release slate may be missing a new Assassin’s Creed title, but publisher Ubisoft insists that Watch Dogs 2 can fill the gap. Speaking to MCV, UK sales director Darren Bowen said that the cyberpunk hacking title is up to the task of replacing Assassin’s Creed in its end of …

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Watch Dogs 2 pre-orders short of Ubisoft’s expectations

Ubisoft maintains it is confident in upcoming sequel Watch Dogs 2, but has admitted that pre-orders for the game are lower than it had anticipated. "The pre-orders are not as high as we thought they could be but we feel like the experience is a fantastic experience so we feel …

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