Ubisoft's next-gen flagships pushed to 2014
Developer Ubisoft has been campaigning hard for Watch Dogs at virtually every gaming event and conference in recent memory, so it comes as a surprise that the game, along with the MMO-style racer The Crew, has been delayed to spring 2014.
The news comes straight from the Ubisoft Blog in the form of the following statement:
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.
Worried pre-orderers will be glad to learn that online retailer Amazon, the leading PS4 pre-order provider, has clarified how PS4-bundled copies of Watch Dogs will be handled. A few details have yet to fall into place, but we do know that those bundles will be delivered on time, with the game itself either refunded or swapped.
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