Ubisoft is not a company that takes a lot of time releasing games for its most successful franchises. So it’s surprising there hasn’t been a new Watch Dogs title since 2016’s Watch Dogs 2. Well, thanks to some good ol’ internet sleuthing, we may have some information that points to when the next entry in the popular hacker series will arrive.
A couple of days ago, YouTuber Skullzi TV posted a video where he explores a new Watch Dogs trademark posted by the Ubisoft home office in France. The key here is that Ubisoft has filed for a new Watch Dogs trademark rather than continuing to use the old one. This new trademark is a strong indicator that the next title in the series will in fact be for next-gen consoles.
Of course, it was already discovered in April of last year, first by TheNerdMag, that a Watch Dogs sequel was in production. The Watch Dogs 2 companion app, when questioned about the potential for Watch Dogs 3, would respond with the following:
An English Tease
With all that said, it does seem incredibly likely (if not completely assured) that a new Watch Dogs title will be coming to the PS5 and the Xbox Two(?). After all, Ubisoft had success releasing Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag as a launch title for the current generation of consoles. It’s understandable they would be gearing up for a successful launch with one of their most popular franchises.
As for actual gameplay or setting details for the next Watch Dogs game, there’s not much to be found apart from a tease at the end of Watch Dogs 2 that included a set of coordinates for a location in London. Regardless, fans of the hacking series will no doubt be excited at the potential for a new entry that could come in the form of a launch title.
What do you guys think? Are you excited to jump back into the world of Watch Dogs? Let us know!