Watch Dogs 2 ad leaks before official reveal livestream

2 min read
32

WDleak

Thanks to a few timely leaks (feel free to put that word in inverted commas if you’re that sort) we already know that Ubisoft will be showing off a sequel to Watch_Dogs at E3 next week. I’m one of the few who really, really enjoyed the first game.

It may have had a protagonist who had the personality and emotional range of a pumpkin, but it also had some mechanics – rooted in improbable techromancy as they were – that made it really fun to play. So then, I’m one of the perhaps few people who’re really keen to see what Ubisoft manages with a sequel – in the hopes that they have a more interesting lead character, some better general gameplay and a city that feels a little more alive than the digital Windy City did.

We know that this time the game is set in San Francisco and stars a different antihero – and more details are expected through a livestream today that’s supposed to go up at 5PM UK Time. It seems that another leak has happened, this time through Twitch. A trailer for the game seems to have gone live prematurely, showing a little more of what you can expect in the sequel.

There’s no real gameplay shown in the trailer, which is capped (unfortunately) at a blurry 360p and set to N.E.R.D’s “Spaz.” I have to say though, that this doesn’t give me a very good first impression.

We’ll see more of the game later today – and, I suspect, a lot more still at E3 next week.

Last Updated: June 8, 2016

Geoffrey Tim

Editor. I'm old, grumpy and more than just a little cynical. One day, I found myself in possession of a NES, and a copy of Super Mario Bros 3. It was that game that made me realise that games were more than just toys to idly while away time - they were capable of being masterpieces. I'm here now, looking for more of those masterpieces.

Check Also

The first trailer for Detective Pikachu is charming, cute and all kinds of creepy

The story begins when ace private eye Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting h…