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Watch_Dogs |OT| PS4 would probably melt trying to do this

Vlodril

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Since my pc seems to be able to run it and the whole lower res on ps4 i decided to get the pc version. I have some credit in gamestop so i wanted to get the physical release.

What i wanted to ask is if there is a code that you can use to register the game on uplay and then download it instead of installing it from the disks (i have no dvd on my pc at the moment although i could transfer it from another pc).
 

HowZatOZ

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Since my pc seems to be able to run it and the whole lower res on ps4 i decided to get the pc version. I have some credit in gamestop so i wanted to get the physical release.

What i wanted to ask is if there is a code that you can use to register the game on uplay and then download it instead of installing it from the disks (i have no dvd on my pc at the moment although i could transfer it from another pc).
Yes there will be.
 

kriskrosbbk

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Just turned on my PS4 and :

edit:I just hit the icon and its saying "Downloading application 43%" .Then I went to storage management and there it is :Watch Dogs 22GB.Also all the add ons are "waiting to istall".
Heads up here ,we might actually have some kind of preload.UK PSN Deluxe Edition.
 

socomfanaticest2001

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edit:I just hit the icon and its saying "Downloading application 43%" .Then I went to storage management and there it is :Watch Dogs 22GB.Also all the add ons are "waiting to istall".
Heads up here ,we might actually have some kind of preload.UK PSN Deluxe Edition.
are you in the states? why don't we have this option yet in america?
 

Symax

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edit:I just hit the icon and its saying "Downloading application 43%" .Then I went to storage management and there it is :Watch Dogs 22GB.Also all the add ons are "waiting to istall".
Heads up here ,we might actually have some kind of preload.UK PSN Deluxe Edition.
Yeah i'm in the same situation (Germany). Maybe preload is EU only.
 
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Once the 3.5GB file is done if you press the 'options' button on the Watch Dogs icon and go to 'information' you can see it's downloading the rest of the game still. So pre-load is active after all! Strange!
 

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You are doing God's work responding to all my question. Also is there any reason not to use the silenced pistol? It seems like the best for all situations.
When given the choice I've usually opted for the silenced pistol for a stealth approach (along with take-downs) but there are occasions when things go loud (either due to me failing or because they are to begin with) when switching to another weapon is probably a good idea, especially if you're dealing with a lot of people. In which case I'd pull my assault rifle/shotgun out depending on range. You do come across armored enemies as well which the silenced pistol isn't as effective on. I haven't seen too many of these just yet as I'm still early in the story itself but I'm going to assume they'll appear more frequently as you progress through it. Could be wrong. So yeah, I do tend to use the silenced pistol more than most but it's not to the degree where all my other weapons go unused. Each have come in use for me so far.

[Edit: Forgot to mention but there are a couple of silenced SMGs as well as the silenced pistol. I only just noticed those]
 

guitarguy316

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so i've seen a couple videos floating here, although not high quality, but it seems the ps4 and xbone versions are pretty similar...i much prefer xbox controller
 

CaptainTiptop

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edit:I just hit the icon and its saying "Downloading application 43%" .Then I went to storage management and there it is :Watch Dogs 22GB.Also all the add ons are "waiting to istall".
Heads up here ,we might actually have some kind of preload.UK PSN Deluxe Edition.
I would have gone digital if it wasn't fucking £60-65. Just gotta hope the bank holiday doesn't screw up my copy getting here tomorrow.
 

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The police are too easy even with 5 stars, also no special police cars, no FBI or even Military!
just drive in a straight highway and hack the traffic lol

 

prudislav

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From what i saw and read this game have a lot in common with first Assassins Creed aka great ideas , but not so great execution. Hopefully they can pull off similar improvements (like from AC1 to AC2) in sequel
 

Pandemic

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Come on Green Man Gaming, send me my key! This is the first I've pre-ordered from Green Man Gaming so I don't know how it works with them when it comes to sending out keys to players depending on regions..
 

prudislav

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Surprised I haven't seen anyone mentioning a earlier VPN unlock, is it not possible this time?
From what I gathered:
There's no release date check from UPlay itself so if you have a physical copy and install it Uplay will allow you to play. If you have digital key you need to wait.
 

pahamrick

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Come on Green Man Gaming, send me my key! This is the first I've pre-ordered from Green Man Gaming so I don't know how it works with them when it comes to sending out keys to players depending on regions..
From my experience, GMG can be hit or miss. There's been a couple times where I didn't get my key until after noon the day the game released when I pre-ordered from them, but people who bought the day prior got a key right away.

Then there's been a few times where I've gotten the key days before release.
 

TrickyDaddy

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From what i saw and read this game have a lot in common with first Assassins Creed aka great ideas , but not so great execution. Hopefully they can pull off similar improvements (like from AC1 to AC2) in sequel
The first one suffered from repetitiveness. They had small amount of game modes which they plastered all over the map with no storyline during gameplay. No multiplayer. Just bare.

Watch dogs is different. It has a storyline. It has many different game modes. Has multiplayer. Has a skill tree. It's pretty decked out.
 

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Now I'm getting this as a digital download from AmazonUK. It'll be available at 00:01 so they say. It says it is 30GB? Uncompressed or just wrong? Not too worried at size because I have a good download speed. However I've never downloaded from Amazon before. Are they reliable? Anyone used them for downloads before?
 

saunderez

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Come on Green Man Gaming, send me my key! This is the first I've pre-ordered from Green Man Gaming so I don't know how it works with them when it comes to sending out keys to players depending on regions..
Keep checking your profile on the site. One time they didn't send the key, and I found it was just sitting there waiting for me to collect.
 

kriskrosbbk

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To the people that preload it ,do you guys download a 3GB only file? Mine was this big + all the add ons and the 1.01patch.Everything is now installed and in Storage management I see WD as 22GB. Did I download the whole game or not?

edit:Obviously not.After you go to options-->information you can clearly see it is still downloading.Currently 6052MB/16GB ,however this is definitely a preload.Good job SONY.
 
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I think it only just got available for preload judging from the previous page in this thread.
Ah ok, cool, i guess it's not really a proper pre-load.

To the people that preload it ,do you guys download a 3GB only file? Mine was this big + all the add ons and the 1.01patch.Everything is now installed and in Storage management I see WD as 22GB. Did I download the whole game or not?
It downloads the rest in the background.
 

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To the people that preload it ,do you guys download a 3GB only file? Mine was this big + all the add ons and the 1.01patch.Everything is now installed and in Storage management I see WD as 22GB. Did I download the whole game or not?
Try this to see if it's still downloading the rest:

Once the 3.5GB file is done if you press the 'options' button on the Watch Dogs icon and go to options you can see it's downloading the rest of the game still. So pre-load is active after all! Strange!
 

prudislav

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The first one suffered from repetitiveness. They had small amount of game modes which they plastered all over the map with no storyline during gameplay. No multiplayer. Just bare.

Watch dogs is different. It has a storyline. It has many different game modes. Has multiplayer. Has a skill tree. It's pretty decked out.

you probably misunderstood me , i meant it in a sense that both game arent that great as they could be - AC1 has repetivness and WC from what i gathered have a lot of featured which arent fleshed out enough. And AC2 improved pretty much everything from AC1. So here is hope that WD2 will be amazing.

As for MP i dont really care since i finished stuides and started working.

But I didnt played WD yet so will see - just saw a lot of people claming that game is mediocre and boring with grat ideas (but that might be just denial and anger over that enourmous hype)
 

WarrenMax007

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Just preordered game on EU PSN. I will be able to play in 7.5 hours.



Oh and it's preloading. I preodered it, and then clicked download. It downloaded 3.5 GBs and a patch. Now i can see progress in the options. You can go to SEN site and add game to download queue. If you are in EU, i suppose.

 

Oldsql

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German user here who preorders using my US account...I regret that a bit now, even though it's only 44 Euro for me. Wanna play it at 00:00 + preload :(
 

kriskrosbbk

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I wonder why under download status the full dload is 16GB ,however the size above is 22GB.6GB are somewhere lost.Or maybe the same will be downloaded at 00:00.