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De-mon
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(10-15-2013, 05:03 PM)
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New date: Spring 2014.

Originally Posted by Tenki

Following is a statement directly from the Watch_Dogs development teams.

Our ambition from the start with Watch_Dogs has been to deliver something that embodies what we wanted to see in the next-generation of gaming. It is with this in mind that we’ve made the tough decision to delay the release until Spring 2014.

We know a lot of you are probably wondering ‘why now?’ We struggled with whether we would delay the game. But from the beginning, we have adopted the attitude that we will not compromise on quality. As we got closer to release, as all the pieces of the puzzle were falling into place in our last push before completion, it became clear to us that we needed to take the extra time to polish and fine tune every detail so we can deliver a truly memorable and exceptional experience.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you. We thoroughly enjoy and appreciate the way you respond on the web, at events, press conferences and during other opportunities we have to interact. Your passion is what drives us.

We can’t wait to see you in Chicago next Spring. We are confident you’ll love this game as much as we love working on it.

http://blog.ubi.com/watch-dogs-delay/
Last edited by Seda; 10-15-2013 at 05:07 PM. Reason: Text
Krev
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(10-15-2013, 05:03 PM)
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Probably for the best.
FallingEdge
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(10-15-2013, 05:04 PM)
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upsetting =/
Feorax
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(10-15-2013, 05:04 PM)
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Wait, what? Isn't that supposed to be out like next month?

I've had concerns about it living up to expectations for a while given how much Ubisoft are hyping it, so I suppose I shouldn't be too surprised.
statham
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http://www.vg247.com/2013/10/15/watc...o-spring-2014/

developing.
haikira
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(10-15-2013, 05:04 PM)
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Well that's unexpected...
-Cade
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(10-15-2013, 05:04 PM)
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Dammit!
razgriz417
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(10-15-2013, 05:04 PM)
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wait for all versions?
Dreams-Visions
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(10-15-2013, 05:04 PM)
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Good decision.
Mrbob
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(10-15-2013, 05:04 PM)
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Not surprised. Game was coming in hot.
Tenki
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I got this from Ubi:

Following is a statement directly from the Watch_Dogs development teams.

Our ambition from the start with Watch_Dogs has been to deliver something that embodies what we wanted to see in the next-generation of gaming. It is with this in mind that we’ve made the tough decision to delay the release until Spring 2014.

We know a lot of you are probably wondering ‘why now?’ We struggled with whether we would delay the game. But from the beginning, we have adopted the attitude that we will not compromise on quality. As we got closer to release, as all the pieces of the puzzle were falling into place in our last push before completion, it became clear to us that we needed to take the extra time to polish and fine tune every detail so we can deliver a truly memorable and exceptional experience.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you. We thoroughly enjoy and appreciate the way you respond on the web, at events, press conferences and during other opportunities we have to interact. Your passion is what drives us.

We can’t wait to see you in Chicago next Spring. We are confident you’ll love this game as much as we love working on it.

AkuMifune
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(10-15-2013, 05:04 PM)
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Guess there wasn't that much interest in AC4. Gotta clear some room and hope for the best.
Marvel
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(10-15-2013, 05:04 PM)
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Ubi gonna Ubi.

Glad it's going to get that extra polish though.
sixteen-bit
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(10-15-2013, 05:04 PM)
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Talk about last minute.
chubigans
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(10-15-2013, 05:04 PM)
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whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
shagg_187
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(10-15-2013, 05:04 PM)
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Whattt!!!

Infamous: Second Son will kill (DESTROY) this game in Spring.

What a fuckup, if true.
De-mon
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(10-15-2013, 05:04 PM)
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Originally Posted by razgriz417

wait for all versions?

Yes.
Yobalt
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(10-15-2013, 05:04 PM)
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Well, I didn't see that coming.
ComputerMKII
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Ubisoft, the Kings of delays.

Edit: Joke aside, I respect this decision. Never rush a product. Ship it when it's perfect.
Last edited by ComputerMKII; 10-15-2013 at 05:08 PM.
Killthee
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(10-15-2013, 05:04 PM)
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PC version?

Originally Posted by De-mon

Yes.

Oh wow.
JaseC
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(10-15-2013, 05:04 PM)
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Originally Posted by razgriz417

wait for all versions?

Just the PC version.

(I'm joking.)
Exile20
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(10-15-2013, 05:04 PM)
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AC4 it is then for me.
suddenlyissoon
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(10-15-2013, 05:04 PM)
Well, I guess that's $60 of launch money saved....

yeah :-/
Chanser
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(10-15-2013, 05:04 PM)
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Uh what?
bmdubya
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(10-15-2013, 05:05 PM)
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Wow, that would be huge. What happens to the PS4 Watch Dogs day 1 bundle?
Cbajd5
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http://blog.ubi.com/watch-dogs-delay/

Well that's no fun.
GodofWine
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(10-15-2013, 05:05 PM)
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Good, rather it be done.

Now, will we see other items follow???

Edit : guys are right, there is no other launch window that would be as good for the game as launch.
komplanen
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I guess not.
Last edited by komplanen; 10-15-2013 at 05:07 PM.
TechnicPuppet
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Wise decision. If it aint ready, it aint ready.

Going to cause some PS4 bundle problems though.
CengizMan
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Our ambition from the start with Watch Dogs has been to deliver something that embodies what we wanted to see in the next-generation of gaming. It is with this in mind that we’ve made the tough decision to delay the release until spring 2014.

We know a lot of you are probably wondering: Why now? We struggled with whether we would delay the game. But from the beginning, we have adopted the attitude that we will not compromise on quality. As we got closer to release, as all the pieces of the puzzle were falling into place in our last push before completion, it became clear to us that we needed to take the extra time to polish and fine tune each detail so we can deliver a truly memorable and exceptional experience.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you. We thoroughly enjoy and appreciate the way you respond on the web, at events, press conferences and other opportunities we have to interact. Your passion keeps us motivated.

We can’t wait to see you in Chicago next spring. We are confident you’ll love this game as much as we love working on it.

http://blog.ubi.com/watch-dogs-delay/
Red Rudolph
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Seriously, what's the point of buying next-gen until 2014 at this point? Is there anything worth playing on those systems before the new year?
EMT0
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Da fuq?
Grief.exe
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(10-15-2013, 05:05 PM)
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This is huge. Game was probably about to go gold.

Ubi probably realised they can't mame a return on investment if they cannabalize their own sales.
TheBioLover
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(10-15-2013, 05:05 PM)
Huh.
Pai Pai Master
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Interesting. That's a pretty huge launch title to lose for both consoles.

Now I wonder if Second Son will steal its thunder for PS4 owners.
Carl
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(10-15-2013, 05:05 PM)
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Unexpected. Wasn't buying it anyway though
Storm360
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I wonder what happens to those who ordered the Amazon PS4 bundle...
EhoaVash
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lol welp there goes the only ps4 launch title that looked remotely interesting to me
Skeff
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(10-15-2013, 05:05 PM)
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Woah!

EDIT: Very disappointed, will obviously not be getting this for Christmas after all. If this delay is because they couldn't finish the companion apps, i will flip my shit!
Mr.Speedy
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(10-15-2013, 05:05 PM)
Considering how it has looked increasingly worse since it's reveal, this is probably a good thing.
qa_engineer
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All platforms?! I wonder what the reasoning is? Perhaps they saw what Rockstar was able to do in a current gen game and wanted to do some more polishing and/or add stuff in?
Appleman
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Originally Posted by bmdubya

Wow, that would be huge. What happens to the PS4 Watch Dogs day 1 bundle?

Yeah, this is pretty bizarre. How could they possibly not know about the delay months ago, shouldn't it have been going gold pretty soon?
DBT85
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(10-15-2013, 05:05 PM)
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It's due out in what, 4 weeks?
SolidSnakeUS
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I don't mind. Too many games this year to pay attention to. Delay it till it's great and ready to go. Also, it's good to give it some more time in between GTA5's release date and Spring time.
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Originally Posted by Exile20

AC4 it is then for me.

I believe that is probably Ubi's intent. Have to avoid cannibalizing sales.
gigantor21
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(10-15-2013, 05:05 PM)
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Wow. They waited until a month before it came out? That's some Rayman shit, man.
I-hate-u
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Infamous vs Watch Dogs huh.
Lum1n3s
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Noooooooo got to be kidding me
Manmademan
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Shit, what does this mean for my ps4 preorder through Amazon
Struct09
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Probably for the best. Make it good, Ubisoft. Hope AC4 turns out good.

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