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Watch Dogs gets first official patch

A new patch for Watch Dogs is coming to all platforms. The patch will be available for download on the PlayStation 4 in the next few hours. PlayStation 3 will be available shortly. For PC, the patch will be available in the coming days. For Xbox One and Xbox 360, the patch will be released within the next week.

Below is a list of the changes.


• Automatically reconstructed corrupted save files which prevented loading to go further than 90%. Some collectibles may remain unrecoverable.
• Fixed the issue preventing players from using hacks in game.


• Fixed several mission-breaking bugs.
• Fixed minor mission and item-related issues.
• Fixed the issue that caused the empty weapon-wheel.


• Fixed several minor respawn issues.
• Fixed some connection and session joining issues.


• Fixed graphical glitches on Low & Medium settings.
• Fixed some crashes on SLI configurations.
• Implemented several performance improvements.
• Implemented a few control improvements.
• Fixed issues causing infinite messaging and timing-out when trying to access the Online Shop from the Extras Menu while Uplay is set to Offline mode.
• Fixed issues connecting to a Multiplayer game.
• Implemented several mouse modifications.
• Fixed “Drinking Game” control issue where wrong information was displayed when played with a gamepad.
• Fixed “Chess Game” control issue.
• Fixed bug where the invasion setting was never saved.
• Fixed graphical issues during cut scenes and cinematics.
• Fixed several graphical and texture bugs.
• Removed Vista OS check to prevent false positives.
• Added game version in main menu.

Edited On 19 Jun, 2014

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SquareSofty's avatar
SquareSofty 1 year ago
Wow, I feel sorry for those with corruption. Especially that far in.
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da_kerr 1 year ago
Wow, if I was 90% in and got a corrupt file, I'd be fuming. Having said that, the list of fixes isn't that exhaustive. With a few exceptions, it's actually been a very stable game for me. Sometimes the update list for a game just goes on and on... Looks like PC gamers had a few more issues to contend with though :S
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FemmeFox 1 year ago
I noticed the update last night. I wasn't getting these issues but now I am getting slowdown and screen tear in busier sections of the city. I'm not very far in so hopefully they truly have fixed the corruption bug before I do reach it.
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Spear 25 1 year ago
I would be raging if my save file got corrupted at 90%. I've finished the game but didn't have any of the issues listed above though.
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ShoryukenToTheChin 1 year ago
Wow these issues sound bad, they should of ironed these out before releasing it out to the public. I still haven't started the game as of yet, but hope that I wont encounter these game breaking bugs.

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