Ubisoft announces March 9th is when to expect the promised multiplayer update
for Watch Dogs: Legion
, adding co-op support and more to the open-world
action/adventure game. This will be a free update for all owners of the game,
and it will come along with bonus single-player missions for Season Pass owners.
They also reveal plans for an additional PvP mode and more coming down the road
in further free updates. Here's a
Gameplay Overview Video
and here are the details:
The online mode of
Watch Dogs: Legion will include the following features for all players as part
of the 9th March free update:
- Free-roam open-world co-op where players can team up with their friends
for up to four-players and explore London, encounter city events, complete
challenges and participate in side activities.
- New co-op missions for two-to-four players using new co-op gameplay
mechanics and giving players the opportunity to recruit the perfect team and
fight back against London threats across the most iconic landmarks of the
- “Leader of the Pack,” the first four-player co-op Tactical Op which will
require teamwork and efficiency. It’s made of five interconnected narrative
missions which are endgame content, made for players who are seeking a
challenge. Players will need to strategise and communicate effectively with
their teammates and ensure they have upgraded gadgets and recruited a strong
cast of characters.
- The first available Player-vs-Player (PvP) mode, Spiderbot Arena, where
four players control armed spiderbots and compete in a high intensity
By completing any online activity, players will earn XP to increase their
rank and unlock various rewards such as exclusive cosmetics and influence points
to recruit new operatives or upgrade their DedSec gadgets.
Season Pass holders will also have access to two unique single-player missions
on 9th March:
- DedSec tracks an algorithm that could allow AI to override human
decisions. If they don’t find it, it could be used to turn weaponized drones
into autonomous executioners.
Not in Our Name:
- A secret group is stealing DedSec’s name. Worse, they’re also stealing
information so their employer, a ruthless tabloid owner, can use it to
blackmail their victims.
Additionally, as part of Watch Dogs: Legion’s robust post-launch plan in
2021, all players will have access to future free updates such as Invasion PvP
mode, all-new co-op missions and free characters. Season Pass owners will also
have access later this year to extra DedSec missions, the Watch Dogs: Legion –
Bloodline story expansion, new playable heroes such as Mina, a subject of
transhuman experiments who possesses the mind control ability; Darcy, a member
of the Assassin Order; Aiden Pearce and Wrench from the Watch Dogs franchise.
The Season Pass of Watch Dogs: Legion is available for purchase as part of the
Gold, Ultimate and Collector