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'Watch Dogs' hit with login issues and more on launch day

By Shawn Knight · 8 replies
May 28, 2014
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  1. In what's become the norm with each new blockbuster game release, those attempting to play the just-released Watch Dogs are experiencing a myriad of issues ranging from trouble with authentication services to being unable to connect to Uplay - Ubisoft's...

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  2. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Evangelist Posts: 1,414   +341

    Tbh I havent had that at all, I have had the occasional crash but thats about it and the game bluescreened not my pc but the game... had to reset pc as task manager couldnt get rid xD
     
  3. davislane1

    davislane1 Inquisitor Posts: 4,104   +3,046

    Schadenfreude isn't part of my normal psyche, but I find something unusually amusing about a game premised on creating technical issues suffering from technical issues.
     
  4. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 7,440   +2,585

    And this is one of the main reasons why I'll never buy a newly released game, ever. I'll wait till **most of** the bugs are sorted out and it goes on sale then I'll step in, that's only if I feel the game is worthwhile playing of course. Pre release incentives be damned.
     
  5. GhostRyder

    GhostRyder This guy again... Posts: 2,196   +592

    Meh, was bound to happen but it seemed fine to me while playing. Dunno maybe I just got lucky?
     
  6. Rasta211

    Rasta211 TS Booster Posts: 209   +30

    Great game, you guys should check it out if you have some time.
     
  7. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 12,086   +2,107

    Is this the same website creation company that designed "healthcare.gov"? :oops:
     
  8. hopgop1

    hopgop1 TS Booster Posts: 167   +34

    I started playing 1 min after release due to making a uPlay account, no issues from then to now.
     
  9. Hexic

    Hexic TS Addict Posts: 293   +134

    It's Ubisoft - one could bet money that SOMETHING will fail on any modern launch.

    It isn't like AAA games are new to them, but they prove the opposite on big launch days.
     

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