Watch Dogs (stylised WATCH_DOGS) is an upcoming third-person game developed and published by Ubisoft Montreal, to be released in 2013. Watch Dogs blends cutting-edge technologies and sophisticated game design into a realistic and living open-world game where the protagonist, Aiden Pearce, must use his powerful weapon of hacking electronic equipment and infrastructure to take down a corrupt system and achieve his goals, to kill a media proprietor known as Joseph DeMarco.
The game was first announced and unveiled at Ubisoft's press conference at E3 2012 and will be available on the PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Wii U.
Aiden Pearce is the main protagonist in the game Watch Dogs. Watch Dogs enters the dangerous world of Aiden Pearce, who has hacked into Chicago's "ctOS" (Central Operating System), a centralised computer system which controls almost every piece of technology in the city (such as traffic lights, cameras etc.). It also contains information on all of the city's residents which can be used for various purposes.