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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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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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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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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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Multi monitor setup: Mouse suddenly not locked to some games anymore

I've been using Windows 8.1 for a few weeks now, but since yesterday the mouse cursor stopped being locked to some games (Watch_Dogs, Dead Island). Watch_Dogs worked just fine two days ago, didn't try ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why is there no voice audio during Watch_Dogs cutscenes?

I can't expand much more on the question, it says mostly everything. I have all my audio settings maxed. There is audio during the phone calls while roaming, however as soon as a cut scene starts, ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I get rid of ctOS scans?

I'm having lots of issues with ctOS scans in Watch underscore Dogs. I'm driving a fast car, but the scan areas are huge. If I use a jammer, it just spawns new scans that follow me in the direction I'm ...
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Does the ending to Watchdogs change based on your reputation?

Recently I finished Watchdogs (Thanks EUW for being down a whole day!!) and since I'm pretty sure that you can't replay old missions or the ending itself I have two Questions: After the Act IV last ...
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How does reputation affect gameplay?

When you kill or hurt civilians your reputation goes down, when you solve crime submissions or avert street crimes, your reputation goes up. But: What is the actual point of the reputation? Does it ...
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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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How do I unlock new hideouts?

In Watch Dogs, you start out with two hideouts you can fast-travel to. However, both are on the far corner of the island, so if I want to travel to a different corner, I have to make the long drive ...
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Sprinting in Watch_Dogs

Is there a way to sprint in Watch_Dogs? It seems that different NPC's run with different speed and some of them are just way faster than other ones. I noticed it after knocking out a few criminals(...
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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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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 get people to like me after going on a rampage?

I want to play Watch Dogs as the "good Aiden" but sometimes I just drive rather poorly, causing me to kill civilians, or I end up shooting civilians on accident. Now I wanted to know how I can ...
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Vehicles in Watch Dogs

I am a guy who really likes driving around in sports cars when playing a sandbox game like GTA or Watch Dogs in this case but my driving skills are rather poor. My cars always break down and ...
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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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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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How can I reliably find a police car?

I often like driving police cars in games. Usually I can find one at a police station or simply spawn one in. Neither of these seems to be an option in Watch underscore Dogs. How can I reliably get a ...
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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 you lose anything when you die in Watch Dogs?

Is there any downside from dying apart from the obvious progress you might lose if you are currently on a mission? Do you lose money? reputation? equipment? experience? anything else? It just seems ...
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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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What happens if you don't kill Crispin?

I just completed the mission where you have to kill Crispin in order to Near the end of the mission, Clara says something along the lines of I retried the mission many times attempting to beat it ...
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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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What does "1, 2, 3, 5" refer to?

This question contains ending spoilers: What does this mean? I've seen a few theories: Someone in the audio logs mentioned putting the Fibonacci Sequence into ctOS to see if [..] subliminal ...
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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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Watch_dogs gang hideouts don't appear

Ok, so i find the civilian with the gang hideout, hack him, it goes through the conversation like always, but no blue thingy appears...Nothing appears at all!!! The items of interest, crimes, convoys ...
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Are there any fixes for Watch Dogs FPS Drops?

I have a Nvidia Gtx 770 MSI twin Frozr 2gb version and I have used Auto Detect in Watch Dogs but for some reason I get MASSIVE Fps drops when moving around the world. Like it comes to a complete halt ...
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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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Where do I play "The Shell Game"?

Under the "progression" menu in Watch Dogs, there is an upgrade: Beat 3 levels of the Shell Game - XP bonus for improving Aiden's street smarts I want bonus XP! However, I don't see The Shell ...
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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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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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How does the save system work?

At which points does the game usually save? Do I always have to get back to my hideout and sleep to make absolutely sure that I don't lose any progress (like hacked accounts or money collected from ...
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Cash Run "Not Available"

How come every single Cash Run I've been to (about 12 so far), everyone says "Not Available", what do I need to do to make it available?
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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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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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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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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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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?