Watch Dogs 2 Shows Up Online Before E3 2016

Will Watch Dogs 2 be formally announced at the show?

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Ubisoft has yet to formally announce Watch Dogs 2, but it looks like that could happen soon.

The publisher apparently sent a "gift box" containing Watch Dogs 2 Ray Bans to YouTube's The Rad Brad, who has more than 6 million subscribers. He posted a picture on Twitter of the case and what could be Watch Dogs 2's logo. Take a look:

Watch Dogs 2 is in a weird sort of limbo where it's been announced by Ubisoft in an earnings call, but not yet in a more official capacity than that.

It could be that the game is finally revealed to the public during Ubisoft's briefing at E3 later this month. The company's showcase is scheduled for Monday, June 13, starting at 1 PM PST.

The first Watch Dogs sold more than 9 million copies into retail, and its creative director has been vocal about what he would like to do with the franchise next.

Watch Dogs 2, if that is indeed its real name, will launch before April 2017, though a specific release date has not been announced.

Ubisoft is also making a Watch Dogs movie. Fans would like to see Tom Cruise play the lead role, but Ubisoft has not made any casting announcements.

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Daelusca

If they make even minor improvements to the original, in this, the year of the shooter, this will be my frontrunner for GOTY.....that's both good and pretty sad....I enjoyed FC:Primal, Uncharted 4 and Quantum Break, but by the end of the year will likely not remember much about them (other than Uncharted's graphics).

Booo on 2016!

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TheWatcher000

And there was much rejoicing..... (yaaaaaay.......meh)

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rikku45

This is why companies should stop sending youtubers stuff.

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LTJohnnyRico

@rikku45: Why ? Makes sense .. if someone gets millions of subscribers then its free advertising !!

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Thanatos2k

A momentary feeling of disgust washed over me.

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LPDisturbedHU

I wouldn't be surprised if this is shown off at the Sony conference, they had a really big partnership with the first game.

I think, at this point, it's more of a question of what third party games will be at the MS conference. I think Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2 are givens.

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BattleStreak

Watch Dogs 2? Okay, cool. I actually enjoyed the first game.

Watch Dogs movie? No, no, no, no, no! ****! Why does every single game need to be made into some cringy piece of shit movie?

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uchihasilver

@battlestreak: uncharted would work if done properly . . . after all Indiana Jones proves this but let's face it they won't do it properly xD

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BattleStreak

@uchihasilver: Agreed.

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brn-dn

I'm one of the few that loved Watch Dogs. I got the Platinum trophy and even bought the season pass.

Looking forward to what the new game will bring!

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Daelusca

@brn-dn: Loved the game too, but if Platinum means you got Social Lubricant, you are a more patient man than me :P

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brn-dn

@Daelusca: They ended up releasing a patch for it to make it easier.

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stony4cloud

@brn-dn: what did the patch do ? fix the driving because that was a pain in the ass

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brn-dn

@stony4cloud: I was referring to the Social Lubricant trophy, they released a patch to make that easier.

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SaturatedButter

@brn-dn: I didn't love it, but I did think it was pretty good. The franchise has a lot it can improve on and I hope the sequel does that. I can understand why many people were disappointed by Watch Dogs, but it was good and I want more of it.

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catsimboy

Honestly everyone knew the sequel was coming. Ubisoft invested too much into creating the series to dump after one ho-hum entry. They need to give us at least 3 more ho-hum entries!

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So basically, E3 is like reading an old newspaper. We already know about everything they're going to "reveal" because we've already heard about it long ago.

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darkSYNced

@jayskoon93: Perhaps, but we still get to see the gameplay for it.

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Camou504

Firsg game was full of potential i just hope this sequel can deliver it

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Xristophoros

it might release this fall since there is no creed game this year. what else do they have to fill the void? maybe that medievel melee combat game, i dunno. don't really care to be honest... ubi is one of the least interesting developers out there.

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GabrielRocha86

Why not Splinter Cell, Ubisoft?? Whyyy??????

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straightcur

E3 is pointless. Everything gets "leaked" before anyways.

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darkSYNced

@straightcur: Seeing gameplay is the most important thing. Having E3 where we get tons of gameplay for all of these new games all at once is the special part if you ask me.

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straightcur

@darksynced: You don't need a conference for that. Put gameplay footage online. Done.

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darkSYNced

@straightcur: if you want to be boring about it sure. You need to be like "boom! here it is!" on a big screen, in a theater, "grab your popcorn."

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Camou504

@straightcur: well it may be pointless now but i can recall my video game glory days when E3 was hype

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Pelezinho777

Wow, that Watch Dogs symbol couldn't be more satanic.

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infinitygamingc

Okay I get how people are mad when a game is bad, but you can't judge a sequel to a game just because the first game sacked, and honestly watch dogs wasn't good but it had a lot of potential whigh I feel like they'll be able to tap into with this next game.

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gamingdevil800

Tom cruise in a watchdogs movie please no... it's bad enough that he is in the mummy reboot

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solidsolo

why am i not excited for this in any way shape or form?

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OldDadGamer

@solidsolo: Because it'll play just like Assassin's Watch Cry.

Watch Assassins Cry?

Either one.

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OldDadGamer

Anyone surprised? Anyone?

****crickets****

Thought so.

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maxrang

@olddadgamer: Tis' But a Barren Wasteland

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KamiNoBeniMizu

Alright! I like the first one, it feels so corny and cliché (I wonder how much though), I hope they make it better. Grand Theft Auto is being messed up on purpose, but this was supposed to be taken seriously. I just hope their DLCs won't be important to the story and will just be side stories (or, from another point of view)... Well, that, and if they have tickets for DLCs in day-1 boxes, they better not expire (I got a bunch of day-1 editions months after the games released, and the only one that had a short expiration date was Watch Dogs, GRRRR!).

And I wonder which music will make the cut. Will we hear some Skrillex!? Hadouken? Pendulum? Deadmau5?

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R4gn4r0k

Who is The Rad Brad ?

What is Watch_dogs ?

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KamiNoBeniMizu

@R4gn4r0k: The Rad Brad is a streamer on YouTube, Watch Dogs is a video game made by Ubisoft.

Now, I'd like my cookie for stating something that might possibly truly be the obvious to many, but not to everyone! *Opens mouth while waiting for cookie*

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R4gn4r0k

@kaminobenimizu: I'm just saying this is some weak promotion :P

No cookies !

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KamiNoBeniMizu

@R4gn4r0k: Oh well, I tried at least. Good day my friend!

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snugglebear

@R4gn4r0k: Sounds like some guy from a 90's cartoon who wears Dayglo clothes and gets yelled at by the principal for skating in the halls.

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toffifee

Who are these "fans" that wants Tom Cruise for the role? *prepares my chain saw*

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snugglebear

@toffifee: Watch it, or he'll come to your place and jump on a couch.

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Thanatos2k

@toffifee: The same people who think his hat is "iconic."

Oh wait, it's just Ubisoft's employees who think it.

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berserker66666

Watch Dogs 2...now with twice the downgrade. Rated M for Meh.

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brn-dn

@berserker66666: What are they gonna downgrade? They haven't shown it yet and it's expected to be released this fall in place of Assassin's Creed.

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meedokicky

@berserker66666: I am actually looking forwrad to it, but that was funny XD

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Marky360

Can't wait for this my friends didn't like the 1st one and yet they play GTAV every day I thought this was way better then GTAV from a gameplay perspective they just need more content and a better story with a better protagonist to completely own the open world gaming scene.

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ethanm1834

Never again. I mean just it was boring. So boring...I tried to love it, but it was so boring.

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DarthRevenX

Honestly I have no faith in Ubisoft as a company anymore.....it's hard to take anything they did seriously when everything they do is the same fracking thing over and over again just different skin.....If this is gonna be more GTA3 level car handling and substandard stealth kinda interesting hacking, terrible main character and bad bad story like the first one they can count me out....

if they actually try making a fun game I'll be more interested but as it stands screw Ubisoft......they've done nothing for a long time to make me think this'l be any good.....

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Hardcoreehb

Meh

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