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Play as Anyone in Watch Dogs Legion This October

By on Jul 13, 2020 at 2:25 pm. Filed in News under Watch Dogs: Legion.

Prepare to pick your protagonist in Watch Dogs Legion when the game releases this fall.

Ubisoft revealed a handful of new gameplay footage for some of their biggest titles during the first ever Ubisoft Forward digital conference on Sunday. During the livestream presentation, Ubisoft showcased new gameplay as well as the release date for Watch Dogs Legion, which will be coming to consoles and PC this fall.

Watch Dogs Legion Release Date

Watch Dogs Legion will release for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Stadia, and PC on October 29, 2020. The game will also release for PS5 and Xbox Series X when the next-generation consoles arrive later this year.

In Watch Dogs Legion, players have the unique opportunity to play as a multitude of characters, rather than as a single protagonist. The game uses the innovative “Play as Anyone” gameplay system coined by Ubisoft Toronto. Throughout the game, players must recruit new members from the streets of London to join their cause. New recruits become available as playable characters that can be utilized as the player sees fit.

Players can recruit up to 40 characters at a time. Each recruit features their own unique backstory and skill set that can be used strategically to aid the resistance. This gives players the opportunity to tackle situations in different ways. For a look at how the character system works in Watch Dogs Legion, check out the gameplay overview trailer below.

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Watch Dogs Legion Collector’s Edition

Along with the release date for Watch Dogs Legion, Ubisoft also revealed the game’s special editions. Players looking to get some extra goodies with their pre-order will have three editions to choose from: Gold Edition, Ultimate Edition, and Collector’s Edition. The contents of each edition are listed below.

  • Gold Edition ($99.99): includes the base game and the Season Pass, including new story expansions, extra DedSec missions, four unique heroes, the Complete Edition of the original Watch Dogs game from 2014 and more.
  • Ultimate Edition ($119.99): includes Gold Edition and Ultimate digital content, including three new playable heroes, four weeks’ VIP Status to earn currency faster and new masks.
  • Collector’s Edition ($189.99): includes the Ultimate Edition plus the LED Ded Coronet Mask Replica, an exclusive SteelBook, a set of three stickers and a recto-verso propaganda poster, all inspired by the game’s universe, and instant access to the mask in-game. Collector’s Edition is exclusive to the Ubisoft Store.

Watch Dogs Legion launches on October 29 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC via Uplay and Epic Games Store. The game will also be available for Ubisoft’s UPLAY+ subscription service. Visit the Watch Dogs Legion website for further details and stay tuned for more updates.

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Larryn Bell
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In Watch Dogs: Legion, near future London is facing its downfall.… unless you do something about it. Build a resistance and fight the opportunists who have seized power. But sit down and have a cup of tea first. After all, you’re not a bloody monster.

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