Watch Dogs Gets A Release Date, Collector’s Edition Detailed, and PlayStation Exclusive Content Announced

Today, Ubisoft announced that their open world title, Watch_Dogs, will be receiving a release date of November 19 for this year and will launch on the PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. Additionally they also confirmed that the title will be a launch title for both the PlayStation 4 and the next Xbox.

For those who pre-order from GameStop you’ll get a free poster.

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Along with this, Ubisoft also released a new trailer titled “Out of control.”

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They also confirmed that the leaked editions of the game are indeed true. No word on whether they will hit stateside, but here are the details on the editions.

  • The Dedsec Edition. Available at select UK retailers, it will include a mixture of physical and digital content. Physical content includes a figurine of protagonist Aiden Pearce, a collector’s box, a Watch Dogs art book with illustrations and artwork that inspired the game, the soundtrack, a Watch Dogs map of Chicago, four collectible cards and three badges. Digital content includes three single-player missions with “almost 60 minutes of additional gameplay.” The Palace Pack mission centers on a police raid in the luxury palace of an internet mogul. The Signature Shot mission involves a biometrics weapon smuggled into Chicago. The Breakthrough Pack focuses on driving through Chicago to collect names of those attending a secret meeting.
  • The Vigilante Edition. Available at GAME stores in the U.K. and GameStop in Ireland, physical content includes a collector’s box, Aiden Pearce’s cap and mask and the Watch Dogs soundtrack. Digital content includes the Palace Pack, which is also included in the Dedsec Edition.
  • The Uplay Exclusive Edition. Available through the Uplay website, the “steelbook” case is the edition’s physical content. It also includes the Palace Pack, Signature Shot and Breakthrough Packs from the Dedsec Edition.
  • The Special Edition. Available at GAME stores in the U.K., it includes the Breakthrough Pack but no physical content.

Thanks, Polygon, for the details.

Now for news about the PlayStation exclusive: Like with previous Ubisoft titles (Farcry, Assassin’s Creed), Ubisoft has partnered up with Sony to deliver an extra 60 minutes of gameplay for the PS3 and PS4 versions of the game. No details on what the extra gameplay might entail.

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