Watch Dogs and The Crew delayed until Spring 2014

‘We will not compromise on quality’

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[Update: If you’re curious about those PlayStation 4 or Xbox One bundles that you pre-ordered GameStop and Amazon have both released a statement detailing what they’ll be doing.]

Ubisoft has pushed two of its high-profile titles, Watch Dogs and The Crew, off until its next fiscal year. Watch Dogs was originally slated to help round out this year’s annual holiday crush in late November. The Crew never had a formal release date, but was expected in the first quarter of 2014.

Now, both of them are expected sometime after April 1, 2014. With regard to Watch Dogs, the development team said “We struggled with whether we would delay the game. But from the beginning, we have adopted the attitude that we will not compromise on quality. As we got closer to release, as all the pieces of the puzzle were falling into place in our last push before completion, it became clear to us that we needed to take the extra time to polish and fine tune each detail so we can deliver a truly memorable and exceptional experience.”

The Watch Dogs news doesn’t come as much of a surprise, given that Ubisoft hasn’t ramped-up the marketing as one would expect with a game that’s set to come out in a month. However, it’s quite the blow for people that were looking forward to picking it up alongside an Xbox One or PS4.

Watch Dogs update [UbiBlog]
Ubisoft’s The Crew delayed, releasing after April 1st, 2014 [NeoGAF]


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