Watch Dogs: Legion Release Date, Pre-Load, And Launch Times

You can start pre-loading Watch Dogs Legion right now and prepare to bash the fash on launch day.

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Watch Dogs: Legion releases on Thursday, October 29, and if you're planning to hack the streets of London as the newest members of DedSec, there's some good news: You'll be able to download the game ahead of its digital launch. We also know exactly when the game will be available in various regions and on different platforms.

The download size isn't too hefty either, coming in at 40.4 GB on PC, 37 GB on Xbox One, and 33 GB on PS4. Following a staggered rollout, pre-loading for the digital version is now live on all platforms, while on Stadia there's naturally no need for a download. While you wait for the game to unlock, check out our Watch Dogs: Legion review.

Watch Dogs Legion launch/unlock times

  • PC via Epic Game Store and Ubisoft Connect: October 29, 12:01 local Time in all regions
  • PlayStation 4: October 29, 12:01 local time in all regions
  • Xbox One: October 29, 12:01 local time in all regions
  • Stadia: October 29, 12:01 AM ET
Watch Dogs Legion launch times
Watch Dogs Legion launch times

Watch Dogs: Legion is also coming to next-gen consoles this year, with free upgrades from current-gen machines. Xbox One owners can upgrade to the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S version from November 10 when those consoles launch, while PlayStation 5 owners can grab a free upgrade from November 12.

Ubisoft has also begun promoting its latest open-world sandbox with a cheeky hack of its games on the Xbox Store, placing the iconic DedSec pig mask on characters in various box art covers.

The revised system requirements recommend an Nvidia RTX 3080 graphics card to enable ray-tracing features, and can also expect plenty of post-launch content such as an Assassin's Creed crossover and the return of Aiden Pearce from the first Watch Dogs game.

For more, you can also check out GameSpot's Watch Dogs: Legion preorder guide.

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