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A 2014 open world action adventure, developed by Ubisoft Montreal, for PC, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Playstation 3 and Playstation 4. The game's world is controlled by a single operating system, which the player can hack.

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Buildings flashing during the day in Watch Dogs

Sometimes textures start flashing while I play the game. But this only happen during the day, video bellow. WARNING - EPILEPSY RISK I'm playing Watch Dogs from Steam.
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Why did the South Chicago Club want to know Aiden's identity?

Why did the South Chicago Club want to know Aiden Pearce's identity? They hired Angelo Tucci to transport Black Viceroy's member to court. Why?
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Is there mass phone call in Watch Dogs series?

I am wondering: is it possible to make a mass call or mass SMS (to call/sms everyone around) in any series of Watch Dogs franchise? I know it is possible to make a phone call to specific NPC, but can ...
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Where are save files located for Watch Dogs in my Windows PC?

I was looking to transfer my saved progress of Watch Dogs to a new Windows PC from my old PC. Where are the Save files located? I have tried these locations: Program Files/Ubisoft Program Files (x86)/...
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Display problem in watch dogs 1

The game launches, and everything seems to be ok. However, the screen starts rendering in a pink color. The game starts ok the first time, but when I restart it, it goes like this. I reinstalled the ...
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How do I get better performance with Watch Dogs in Windows 10, compared to Windows 7?

I am attempting to play Watch Dogs on Windows 10. The game ran fine at low settings on a Windows 7 PC (at least 30-35 fps) but Windows 10 does not give me even 20 fps. I have dual booted Windows 7 and ...
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Is the Watch Dogs Complete Bundle paying twice for the same DLCs?

Is the Watch_Dogs Complete Bundle (Base, Season Pass, Bad Blood, Conspiracy & Access Granted) double charging for the same things? The Watch_Dogs Wiki says that the Season Pass, is already Bad ...
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Widescreen letterbox upscale and vertical-only stretch on ACIV

So, I'm trying to play Assassin's Creed IV on my laptop with a widescreen monitor. I set details to lowest and began lowering the resolution untill I got comfortable with the framerate. Unfortunately, ...
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Where are the side mission rewards in Watch Dogs?

In Watch Dogs, some of the side missions give rewards. Where are they available? For instance, I did 10 Crime Watch side missions, and the reward is a Chrome revolver, but it's not in my inventory. ...
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How do I turn off the News?

I'm trying to play a few Cash Run tracks, but every time I find a start point I get this message: And when I check my phone: What does this mean? It doesn't seem like a News Alert is going on, I don'...
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In an online hacking mission, how do I check for people in cars?

A guy hacked my game, and I couldn't find him. At the end, it showed me he was in a van. I ran around the van about 5 times during the time I was playing with my scanner out and pointing at it and ...
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do I need to have played Watch Dogs 1 to understand Watch Dogs 2's storyline?

I didn't like the Watch Dogs 1 storyline all that much and I didn't quite like the cover-based shooting. The engine was also running somewhat poorly on my system. I own the game, but I never finished ...
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I hacked a bunch of peoples' bank accounts, what can I spend the money on?

So I walked around doing a bunch of side quests for awhile to unlock different perks. While doing so I noticed a bunch of people had bank account info stored on their phones, so being the good ...
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How can I make people stop freaking out when I drive?

So, when I'm driving around, people will freak out, run away from me, yell at me, or curse at me even when I'm not driving on the sidewalk. I don't really follow traffic laws, because it would take ...
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How do I beat "Shell Game" in Watch Dogs?

I have been trying to beat the mini-game "Shell Game" for so long. The last level rewards an experience multiplier, but past mid way, I am hopeless at keeping up with the ball. Is there any really ...
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What is the advantage of playing non-lethally?

Going through Watch_Dogs (currently at the start of act 2) I've mostly been sneaking around and punching people unconscious to deal with enemies and gang hideouts. However, this has become ...
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handling the cover based shooting sections of Watch Dogs more effectively

While playing Watch Dogs, I've noticed I'm struggling with the cover based shooting mechanics of the game. I find that when I take it at a slow pace, the enemy tends to flank and overwhelm me. I ...
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Is there a way to get godmode in Watch_Dogs?

I'm currently catching up on my back catalog of games. One of the games that I want to at least finish the main storyline of is Watch_Dogs, but I find the combat too challenging. I'm thinking about ...
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Is the Asian version of Watch_Dogs censored?

An apparent pricing mistake by an online retailer allowed me (and others) to pick up Watch_Dogs for $4 recently. However, some people suggested that it was the Asian version of the game and that the ...
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How do you switch roles in Watchdogs multiplayer?

For instance in online hacking, I am always the hacker or in ctOS Mobile Community I'm always the one racing through the city. How do I play as the other person?
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I can't run my games

Trying to play some new games (like watchdogs,Call of Duty Advanced Warfare etc.) on Windows 7 32-bit, I'm getting the following error: The version of this file is not compatible with the version ...
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what exactly makes the car stealthy?

I just recently got the papavero stealth edition car in watch dogs and it says when you click on it that its "A unique superior with STEALTH ABILITIES." My question is I guess what is it that makes it ...
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I bought the vector .45acp in watch dogs but doesn't show up in my inventory. why and how do I get it?

I bought the vector .45ACP in Watch Dogs but it does not show up in my inventory for weapons. Why and how do I get it to pop up on the wheel weapon inventory?
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Does WATCH_DOGS feature a "quest generation"?

I've somehow read that I cannot fight against Gang Hideouts after I cleared all of them. Is this also true for other quests? So when I do everything I'm completely done with the game and I cannot ...
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Do Quests together with a Friend in WATCH_DOGS

It it possible to do Jobs together in Watch_Dogs? So when I play with a buddy to take out a gang hideout or a gang convoi together? Is this somehow possible?
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Does Watch Dogs multiplayer require Gold?

I'm thinking of purchasing Watch(_)Dogs for my Xbox 360, but I don't have Gold. Does the multiplayer aspect of the game require Xbox Live Gold?
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How do I hack this ctOS box in the middle of the bottom island?

I've decided I've spent way too much time figuring out how to access this box to hack it, so it's time to ask somebody. These is this one ctOS Breach in Brandon Docks that's just throwing me for a ...
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Why does apprehending a civilian shooter make the police shoot at me?

I found a video that shows what happened to me: I was walking around doing my own thing, when a random civilian pulled a gun, shot 3 or 4 other civilians, and ...
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What is the difference between the PS3 and PS4 versions of Watch Dogs?

I am thinking on buying the PS33 version but not sure how different it is from the PS4 version. Are the differences just graphical or is there any content difference between them?
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Sound does not come on Headphones in Watch Dogs

I attach my headphones and listen to some music on my computer and I also played some games, no problems. Fair enough. But as soon as I launch Watch Dogs, the headphone gives no sound and the sound ...
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Can you upload your own music?

While driving cars, you can listen to music being played or not. Can you somehow upload your own choice of music? It would be funny if you could play Taylor Swift's "Shake it off" while being chased ...
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Better way to make money

I'm playing Watch Dogs and as far as i know, the only way to make money is by doing missions, selling looted items and/or hacking other phones. Is there a more efficient way to make some money?
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Is it possible to sell weapons?

I've just started playing Watch_Dogs, and have accumulated some low-level weapons that I'd like to sell, however I've been to the Pawn Shop and Gun Dealer, and neither have the option to SELL, only ...
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How to activate the QR code puzzles?

I've found several QR code pieces, and can't figure out what I'm supposed to do with them. The in-game help isn't clear, it just says you need to find a camera to align the sections of a QR code and ...
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What's up being a Mayor?

I've been under a rock for some time and just bought Watch_Dogs. I'm intrigued about the perks of being a mayor after checking in at some hotspots. My questions are: How exactly do you become mayor ...
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Watch Dogs plot hole: Keeping your identity secret

This is either a gaping plot hole staring me right in the face or I must have missed something. Alright, so you take certain measures to make sure your identity as the vigilante is kept secret, for ...
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What are the optional objectives in Street Sweep missions for?

When you start a Street Sweep mission, an optional objective, like "don't use weapons", is displayed, but after this point the game never seems to bring it up again. What does completing these ...
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Sub-surface Cheat/Glitch in Watch_Dogs?

So I was just starting a tailing session and tried to locate the target. But my direction indicator indicated him to be about 100 meters below the surface at a poker game, the one in the shed in the ...
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How to unlock the "Madness" Digital Trip car in singleplayer/free roam?

I was playing Online Free Roam when my friend and I spotted a player driving the car from Madness. I'm wondering if this is a bug or if you can unlock it somehow. Here's some screenshots of him ...
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How do I play the T-Bone missions?

Since completing the main campaign for Watch Dogs I've bought the season pass which gives a few more missions, a digital trip and a "new" campaign featuring the hacker T-Bone. Thing is, I can't find ...
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Any way to fix the horrible performance?

So to anyone who bought Watch_Dogs on release date for PC would have been extremely disappointed to find that their top notch gaming rigs can't even sustain a smooth 30fps on low-mid settings. All ...
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Crates in watch dogs is missing

I didn't start the campaign myself, but I have picked up pretty early on in the game, but I am trying to finish all of the weapons trade missions. I have completed all of the ones that are displayed ...
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Missing Persons Investigations last mission won't trigger

When I check my progression it shows me that I am on 6/7 for Missing Persons. I have been awarded the Wildfire rifle and it is in my inventory. I also confirmed that I have six audio logs in my ...
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What song is being played during the mission Uninvited (Act 2, Mission 9)?

What song is being played during the mission Uninvited (Act 2, Mission 9)? The mission involves setting up an ambush for the Viceroy hit-men. I tried to use the Song Sneak app, but it didn't work.
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Can you hijack a boat that's being driven?

Sometimes I find myself catapulted into the middle of the river. Thankfully, passing boats usually stop and I can climb onto the boat. However, I cannot find any way of stealing the boat that's being ...
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Watch dog starts stuttering and lagging after running for a while

As what title says, I can run the game smoothly for about 10 minutes, then it starts stuttering and switching to 5-10 fps randomly. I have the second update patched but that didn't help, and lowering ...
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Unsupported resolution of Watch Dogs

Actually a game's "Watch Dog's" default resolution isn't supported by my LCD. How to change its default resolution without opening the game? My LCD monitor's resolution is 1024x768 60Hz.
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Does Watch Dogs feature Bruce Wayne?

I know that the Watch Dogs is set in the city of Chicago, not Gotham, but I saw at some site the profile of Bruce Wayne with $20 billion dollars in his bank account in some random street in Watch Dogs....
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How do you unlock all songs with the SongSneak app?

I've unlocked most of the 23 available songs in the media player by hacking people passing on the street. I have 20 songs unlocked and there seems to be no more songs unlockable by hacking. I ...
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How many round of Madness before it end?

Since I've recently ended Watch_Dog and already collected almost all of the collectables, I started to do the different Digital Trips. Ending Conspiracy and Spider Tank, I unlocked two exclusive ...
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