Watch Dogs 2 is Official, Will Support DirectX 12

Watch Dogs 2 is Official, Will Support DirectX 12

Ubisoft has officially announced Watch Dogs 2, the sequel to 2014 release Watch Dogs. The announcement also revealed the game will fully support DirectX 12 on the PC platform.

The developer took to the stage at an AMD event to officially announce the game and its support of DirectX 12 techonolgy. Ubisoft didn’t reveal any details on release, pricing, or platform whilst on stage.

It doesn’t come as surprising news that Ubisoft is working on a new installment of the tech-heavy series. The developer confirmed in a recent earnings release that a sequel to Watch Dogs will be released by the end of the 2017 fiscal year, which is April 1, 2016, through March 31, 2017.

The game could see the return of main protagonist Aiden Pierce and a slew of new technological toys for him to play with. The original game was set in a fictionalized version of Chicago, Illinois, with no rumors to support a return to the setting.

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