Ubisoft have announced an eBook for their upcoming title, Watch Dogs.
Titled //n/Dark Clouds, the eBook storyline picks up from where the game leaves off. //n/Dark Clouds author, John Shirley says that “Working on Watch Dogs was enormously interesting to me because its world offers the convergence of cyberpunk and the edgy tech reality of our times; it all plays out with action and energy against the inner city backdrop that I thrive in”.
“With hack tech in one hand and gun in the other, Aiden Pearce is a believable fusion of hacker and action hero who deliberately slips between the cracks of society to relentlessly pursue his agenda. The novel introduces Mick Wolfe, an ex-military, who gets caught in a dangerous game in Chicago’s hyper connected and violent underground. Working with Thomas Geffroyd and Kevin Shortt at Ubisoft to develop the book was a rocking experience – Ubisoft is right out there on the frontier of videogame development. I couldn’t ask for more inspiration”.
//n/Dark Clouds will release on 27 May 2014, coinciding with the release of Watch Dogs. The eBook will release as an interactive version (featuring videos and imagery), as well as a classic version. More information on //n/Dark Clouds can be found on the official site.
Watch Dogs will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC; with the Wii U version releasing at a later date.