Watch Dogs screenshot
Watch Dogs screenshot

A major patch for Watch Dogs is now available for PS4 and PS3, Ubisoft has announced. The PC update is coming in a matter of days, followed by the Xbox One and 360 update next week.

"Good news! We now have more information on the patches that will be deployed on WD," reads a Ubisoft forum post. "We apologise if you were affected by any of these issues, but we greatly appreciated your patience while we got this sorted."

The patch addresses a host of issues with the successful open-world hacking game, including fixing corrupted game saves.


  • Automatically reconstructed corrupted save files which prevented loading to go further than 90%. Some collectibles may remain unrecoverable.
  • Fixed the issue preventing players from using hacks in game.

    • Fixed several mission-breaking bugs.
    • Fixed minor mission and item-related issues.
    • Fixed the issue that caused the empty weapon-wheel.


    • Fixed several minor respawn issues.
    • Fixed some connection and session joining issues.


    • Fixed graphical glitches on Low & Medium settings.
    • Fixed some crashes on SLI configurations.
    • Implemented several performance improvements.
    • Implemented a few control improvements.
    • Fixed issues causing infinite messaging and timing-out when trying to access the Online Shop from the Extras Menu while Uplay is set to Offline mode.
    • Fixed issues connecting to a Multiplayer game.
    • Implemented several mouse modifications.
    • Fixed "Drinking Game" control issue where wrong information was displayed when played with a gamepad.
    • Fixed "Chess Game" control issue.
    • Fixed bug where the invasion setting was never saved.
    • Fixed graphical issues during cut scenes and cinematics.
    • Fixed several graphical and texture bugs.
    • Removed Vista OS check to prevent false positives.
    • Added game version in main menu.

    Source: Ubisoft Forums

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    Release Date: 27/05/2014
    Developer: Ubisoft Montreal
    Publisher: Ubisoft
    Genre: Action
    Rating: PEGI 18+
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