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Watch Dogs Wii U delayed, other versions due before June


12:00 PM on 02.10.2014
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In its earnings report for the fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2013, Ubisoft briefly confirmed Watch Dogs' release window following a delay last year. The open-world game is set for launch sometime between April and June of 2014 for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. As for Wii U, it's not canceled as had previously been rumored, but it will be coming later.

"We made the difficult decision to further delay the release of Watch Dogs on Wii U to focus the team's resources where they could have the broadest possible benefit for both our customers and Ubisoft," explained CEO Yves Guillemot. Poor system can't catch a break.

The fact that Watch Dogs has taken longer than expected to finish has made me want to play it all the more. Always wanting what I can't have.

Ubisoft reports third-quarter 2013-14 sales [Ubisoft via Game Informer]





Watch Dogs is getting another campaign for its Season Pass  photo


A look at Watch Dogs' PlayStation-exclusive content photo


Ubisoft used the Watch Dogs delay to add new content photo


Ubisoft: It'll take the average player 35-40 hours to beat Watch Dogs photo


Ubisoft 'forced' Watch Dogs E3 reveal, minimum PC specs defined photo


Early arrival in Chicago? Watch Dogs may be getting a closed beta photo


Watch Dogs has 8 person multiplayer, Ubisoft explains delay photo


Watch Dogs will be late on Wii U to 'make full use of the platform' photo


You can still get a Watch Dogs PS4 bundle (in Europe) photo


After its delay, Watch Dogs is dropping on May 27th photo


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3:00 PM on 04.09.2014
Watch Dogs is getting another campaign for its Season Pass

A GameStop product page for the Watch Dogs Season Pass describes what the $19.99 purchase will cover, at least in general terms: "a unique single-player campaign featuring a new playable character plus more missions, weapons,...more



4:00 PM on 03.20.2014
A look at Watch Dogs' PlayStation-exclusive content

It's been known for a long time now that the PlayStation 3 and PS4 versions of Watch Dogs would get a little something extra and here's a good -- possibly even great -- look at that content. As far as trailers for the game g...more



7:30 PM on 03.17.2014
Ubisoft used the Watch Dogs delay to add new content

Remember how Watch Dogs didn't launch alongside the new consoles like it was supposed to? Nah, you've probably forgotten by now. Anyway, it looks like something good's going to come out of that delay apart from, you know...more



2:00 PM on 03.17.2014
Ubisoft: It'll take the average player 35-40 hours to beat Watch Dogs

Do we still care about game lengths? Really, truly care? (I say "we" as if we're some sort of hive mind, which obviously and thankfully isn't the case.) Probing for Watch Dogs information on Twitter, a fan asked how long it w...more



6:00 AM on 03.13.2014
Ubisoft 'forced' Watch Dogs E3 reveal, minimum PC specs defined

"They forced us to go at E3 2012," Watch Dogs Creative Director Jonathan Morin said in an interview with Edge. "Yves [Guillemot, CEO of Ubisoft] was the one who wanted us to go at that E3, even though we felt it was a bit ear...more



3:15 PM on 03.11.2014
Early arrival in Chicago? Watch Dogs may be getting a closed beta

It didn't take any sort of elite level hacking skills or espionage database infiltration, just a keen eye to find out that Watch Dogs appears set to have a closed beta on Xbox One before its May 27 release. A listing for...more



3:45 PM on 03.07.2014
Watch Dogs has 8 person multiplayer, Ubisoft explains delay

Watch Dogs will have eight player, open world free roam multiplayer, creative director Jonathan Morin confirmed on Twitter. Ubisoft is pretty good about explaining its delays. This big interview on the Ubisoft Blog with Senio...more



5:00 PM on 03.06.2014
Watch Dogs will be late on Wii U to 'make full use of the platform'

I'm increasingly of the opinion that nothing short of a miracle will save the delayed Wii U version of the already-delayed Watch Dogs. Ubisoft announced a May 27, 2014 release date for every other version of the game today. W...more



3:45 PM on 03.06.2014
You can still get a Watch Dogs PS4 bundle (in Europe)

Watch Dogs finally has a new release date -- May 27. That trailer also seems to have a bit of new information unless I'd just forgotten it. Typically, the lead's wife is killed and that's the impetus for revenge. There's a G...more



9:00 AM on 03.06.2014
After its delay, Watch Dogs is dropping on May 27th

Ubisoft has confirmed a release date for Watch Dogs after its massive delay, and it's May 27th, 2014. This date is only for the PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One versions of the game though, since the Wii U edition i...more




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3:00 PM on 04.19.2014
Reviews in Review: Steins;Gate, Half Minute Hero 2, Trials Fusion

"Reviews in Review" is a new show that releases every week where I will go over the reviews published this week on Destructoid, as well as give a score to the week in general. This week I talked about the reviews for Steins;...more



2:00 PM on 04.19.2014
Dumb Idiot Ideas: Voice pack mistakes

Max had his dumbest idea yet; handing the show over to me. What if more games had downloadable content voice packs the way they put Snoop Dogg into Call of Duty: Ghosts? What kind of celebrities would work for that kind of thing? The answers may surprise you.more



12:00 PM on 04.19.2014
We've got 5,000 keys for this weekend's WildStar beta!

[Update: Just a reminder if you're bored this weekend!] Our friends at NCSoft and Carbine Studios have hooked us up with 5,000 beta keys for their hot new MMO WildStar! The beta weekend starts tomorrow at 7am and ends on Sund...more



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