Watch Dogs Video Teases Alternate Reality Game

A new video purporting to belong to the Watch Dogs franchise appears to tease an ARG.

by on 18th Mar, 2013

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Ubisoft appears to have set up an ARG—an Alternate Reality Game—for their upcoming title, Watch Dogs, which has launched with the release of a video on YouTube. Seen below, the video appears to be narrated by the game's protagonist who talks about "knowing the truth" and knowing the "digital shadow you cast".

The glitch-filled and Matrix-ish trailer was posted by "scxqdm" and discovered by reddit's r/games community. The description it contains reads as follows:

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At this point, it's hard to say how players will be able to participate in the ARG, but expect more updates as folks from the Unfiction forums and reddit's r/watch_dogs community figure things out.

Some players remain skeptical that the video was released by Ubisoft, but given the production quality, it's hard to see how it's anything but official.

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