Free Watch Dogs 2 replace is out immediately, including extra PvP choices and paintball weapons

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Watch Dogs 2

Playing Watch Dogs 2 non-lethally simply feels proper, doesn’t it? Marcus and his merry band of hacktivists simply don’t look proper after they’re gunning down police with automated weapons. That’s why Ubisoft’s newest free replace for the sport appears fascinating, what with it including a paintball gun. There’s additionally another bits, however these different bits don’t have anything to do with firing paint pellets at law enforcement officials, so…

We had a take a look at Watch Dogs 2’s new paid DLC, in addition to the free replace, at that hyperlink. 

Of the brand new options, Showd0wn – with an ‘0’ as a result of Hackerman – provides 2v2 PvP matches that may be performed with a pal or a stranger. There are three goal sorts: Steal the HDD, Doom-load (KotH), and Erase/Protect the Servers. 

Elsewhere, there are actually on-line races in drones, motorbikes, eKarts, and extra. These even have their very own leaderboards. 

If you’re on the lookout for some offline motion, Loot Trucks will now present up on this planet. You have to hack into them, then battle off the waves of police who present as much as shield them. To be trustworthy, you may want greater than a paintball gun for this one. 

There are additionally a bunch of recent clothes choices and a number of gameplay tweaks. Here’s the changelog: 


  • Explosive injury – We’ve improved the effectiveness of explosives for on-line play. With this replace, injury to the opponent is set by their proximity to the explosion. Standing on prime of the IED will finish in rapid and embarrassing dying, however you’ll endure much less injury if you happen to’re additional out when the blast goes off. Check yourselves earlier than you wreck yourselves.
  • Leaderboards – Multiple minor enhancements to the leaderboard system

Bug Fixes

  • “Bio Hacking” blocker – Fixed a difficulty that was stopping some gamers from finishing this mission.
  • Duplicate operations – Fixed a bug that was typically inflicting duplicate operation entries within the DedSec App.
  • Key Data – We’ve up to date some Key Data items with correct definitions and descriptions on the map.
  • Lots of different minor bug fixes and enhancements we don’t wish to bore you with.


  • Fixed a difficulty when the sport couldn’t be began in Steam after the obtain with “Launch the sport as quickly because it`s prepared” choice turned on.
  • Fixed a difficulty when the San Francisco Fog was displaying incorrectly throughout rain.
  • Fixed a difficulty when the sport launched on laptops with built-in GPU, as an alternative of devoted.
  • Lots of fixes to varied minor points with flickering, reflections, lacking textures, windowed modes conduct, UI, textual content, on-line recreation modes, different stuff, yada yada.