Submitted by stonepaintings 816d ago | news

PS4 owners will be able to play Watch Dogs with their mobile devices while on the go

“Watch Dogs” developer, Ubisoft, has openly raved about the joys of creating the game on PS4. The developer now claims that Playstation 4 owners will be able to connect to the game via their mobile devices to play with others on a PS4 while away from home. This feature wasn’t discussed in great length., so fans will have to wait to hear more detailed information on this functionality. (PS4, Watch Dogs)

Majin-vegeta  +   816d ago
That is so awesome.

-N4G mods are unfair.
Abash  +   816d ago
I want to be able to play it on my PS Vita via Remote Play
iGAM3R-VIII  +   816d ago
If they mean mobile devices as in phones then that is a HUGE step, but if they mean the Vita then that is still good. Now I can finally use that Vita for some second screen stuff, can't wait!!

E3 come to papa
PsnGammer21  +   815d ago
You can most likely since they said all games remote play
playhouseent  +   815d ago
ps vita remote play is a requirement for most ps4 games. companion apps are for mobile phones. will show game data like maps, upgrades, stats, etc. The full game will definitely NOT be playable on mobile phones.
Braid  +   815d ago
Allright, I'll have to pass on this one. That's a nice feature and all, but in the end I'd love to play the game on my console or PC, rather than a tablet or phone, thank you.
MysticStrummer  +   815d ago
"Allright, I'll have to pass on this one. That's a nice feature and all, but in the end I'd love to play the game on my console or PC, rather than a tablet or phone, thank you."

So you'll pass because it has the option to play on a mobile device, even though it will still mainly play on the console?

abzdine  +   815d ago

Then try to take your PS4 or PC on the go to play Watch Dog..

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Braid  +   815d ago
I should have specified it, I'll pass the said feature, not the game itself. I'm planning on buying it for PS4. Watch Dogs is one of my most anticipated next-gen titles so far, I wouldn't even dare thinking about passing the game.


I'm not a fan of mobile gaming myself. Let alone they may be talking about a companion application rather than the full game, details are not given yet.

I've got a Vita, I think that's the ultimate way to go for taking your games with you. I'm pretty sure Sony said that they'll be doing their best to support Remote Play on every title coming to PS4. I'd rather play the game on Vita if need be.
donman1  +   815d ago
My Samsung Galaxy S4 will be just fine. Great news.
minimur12  +   815d ago
the title should be changed to 'may be able ' being as he spoke about it for 10 seconds, and we still have no clue what he meant by it.
Abdou23  +   816d ago
They can make an app. that allows you to hack into things, collect info and upgrade your character skills in your free time. But not play the actual game because that wouldn't be much useful.
imdaboss1  +   815d ago
You can play it on your PSVita is already been confirmed that it will have via remote play
Dan_scruggs  +   815d ago
Remote play on the PS4 is local wifi only so you would essentially be limited to playing the game on your Vita while sitting in front of you TV and PS4. To me this completely defeats the purpose. Essentially making a PS4/Vita with expensive memory card combo into a WiiU with a bigger latency. Its a completely impractical and outrageously expensive "me too" solution that Sony has come up with.
SoundGamer  +   815d ago

No. Remote play will enable you to play anywhere there is a WiFi connection.
FlyingFoxy  +   815d ago
How does it work? doyou leave your PS4 on, go elsewhere there's Wifi and connect to your PS4 over the net to stream the game to your Vita?, you'd need a good connection for that, probably at least 100kb/s upload speed minimum.

My 100mbps connection has 10mbps upload (1 megabyte per sec)
GamerzElite  +   815d ago
PS4 Power!
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GiantFriendlyCrab  +   816d ago
no thanks, but ok
GiantFriendlyCrab  +   816d ago
why all the disagrees?, not everyone has time for this, and besides its good to be disconnected sometimes, not always on.
JoGam  +   816d ago
Dude, I 'll tell you why..... This ability is an option. A freaking option that won't take away from playing it on the PS4. To say no thanks to the ability is just wrong. To say no I'll rather play on the ps4 or 720, i can understand. I swear people need to learn to notice options and realize option are just that. Doesn't take away from the main experience. And to be disconnected should be an option also.
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SilentNegotiator  +   815d ago
Why would you even bother commenting? All you basically said was "whatever." Even if you said something negative about it, your comment would be worth something.
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Omar91  +   815d ago

"To say no thanks to the ability is just wrong".
Huh? lol how is that wrong? thats like saying its wrong to say no to a homeless guy asking for money because its an "option" to do so or not.

maybe that wasn't the best example but you get the point. If some people aren't interested in playing there games on mobile devices, how is that wrong?

I on the other hand would be looking forward to playing games on my vita, not my cellphone so nonetheless this is good news for me.
MysticStrummer  +   815d ago
"why all the disagrees?"

Because they disagree with you?


There are times when disagrees make no sense, like when stating a fact, but your statement is not a fact, it's an opinion.
Zefros  +   816d ago
nick309  +   816d ago
If 3g wasnt so expensive here i wouldve used it on my vita or ios devices.
Tatsuya  +   816d ago
Very Interesting
This is the kind of innovation that we need. Bring it on Ubisoft!
PSN-JeRzYzFyNeSt  +   816d ago
wack i rather keep ito the ps4
Drainage  +   815d ago
yea man, we buy ps4 to play ps4. screw all this mobile device shit
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MysticStrummer  +   815d ago
I guess it's good that you aren't forced to use the feature then...?

Soldierone  +   816d ago
Sounds awesome, but if its anything like OnLive it will be terrible.

Not so much the lag, but touch screens are terrible for gaming and a lot of their games didn't transfer properly at all. Even the ones stated as so.

Even on my Xperia Play I hated it. So hopefully its properly done this time around for one, and two hopefully Vita pushes it even further.
BrutalThunder  +   815d ago
I had Onlive on my Xperia PLay also and it did not work too well with most games. Dirt 3 was cool to play on-the-go though.
nix  +   815d ago
so happy to find Xperia PLAY fellow owners.. lol.

sadly Sony shafted us and decided not to upgrade the OS. /:
Axonometri  +   816d ago
Having ps4 stream to vita awesome, but just as awesome for all those with mobile devices would be mini game type interaction of your character in game. There is so much that could be done with this.
WeAreLegion  +   815d ago
I just pre-ordered the Xperia Tablet Z, so this is fantastic news for me! :D Anyone else getting that beast?
jp_footy2  +   815d ago
Yes. Check this out:

WeAreLegion  +   815d ago
Oh, freakin' A! Thanks, dude!
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M-M  +   815d ago
That sounds pretty sick, instead of playing some free game from the iOS or Play store while waiting at the doctors office or something, you'll be able to play a some Watch Dogs while you wait, even if you don't have a Vita =).
MasterCornholio  +   815d ago
Hey Ubisoft since you have the Wii U controls already done why dont you port them to the PS4? Makes perfect sense than the Vita combined with the PS4 can do everything that the Wii U controller can do.
Ck1x  +   815d ago
Because everyone that buys a ps4 isn't on the market for a Vita!
MysticStrummer  +   815d ago
True, but Sony should toss Ubi some extra cash to do that anyway. Same goes for any other game that could make use of Vita. That would sell more Vitas than buying air time or ad space for Vita commercials would.
Salooh  +   815d ago
Great news but i don't want to play it on touch screen so they must do this for the vita. This should be even a exclusive thing to the vita to make it famous..
Lol to make it famous.... I'm guessing you mean to get it sales lol :)
Salooh  +   814d ago
You got a point and you can look at it that way but this is how i saw it when i wrote it. If the feature on all platforms then it's not something exciting. It's like they fool us to buy a vita. Same with the idea of making ps4 version and ps3 version. It takes the excitement away because the game is available for current generation. being exclusive to one console like saying it's not possible on current generation so we have to buy next generation consoles. Which is exciting because we are getting something new and better. It's hard to say it but i hope you understand what i mean. If Motor storm was in ps2 it wouldn't be as exciting when it's released exclusively to the ps3. Wow factor....

You see what i mean ?. I never cared about sales because it doesn't give me anything but wow factor is important. When i tell someone the vita can play ps4 games they will say to me smart phones can do that , it just not kool ...
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leogets  +   815d ago
pretty sure u won't actually play watch dogs game on ya mobile lads,probably be something like app related mini game kinda like the mobile memory card on the dreamcast
Mr_cheese  +   815d ago
seems that this is going to be one of the new things about next gen. Bungie's destiny is supposed to have similar option.
GribbleGrunger  +   815d ago
Considering this game is about the interconnectivity of the modern world and it's on a console that has that at its very heart, I'd say this was the perfect launch title for the PS4.
nevin1  +   815d ago
Why is this exclusive to PS4? im quite sure pc and xbox owners arent strangers to mobile phones.
stage88  +   815d ago
PS4 seems to be having quite an affect with developers. I think it will be the choice console of next gen and therefore will have added features.
bangshi  +   815d ago
The source of this is from a Sony video - so they were promoting the PS4 game.

They're not going to talk about what you can do on PC and an unannounced Xbox console in a Sony PlayStation video.

Also - this is just INTERACTING with the game. You cannot PLAY the game on your mobile device in the sense of how you play the game on console.

It is just a companion app that has great control over the game.
Ck1x  +   815d ago
Well technically Ubisoft can't talk about specific Next Xbox features before the reveal. So that's most likely why they only mention this for ps4 now...
neogeo  +   815d ago
I'm not a fanboy/ If anything I grew up a nintendo fanboy more than anything, but if I hear any more PS4 news like this I'm going to morph into a flaming Sony fanboy and start to troll the world!!
Jihaad_cpt  +   814d ago
hahaha, this comment is so full of laugh. Thanks
Indo  +   815d ago
Taking a numba 2 will never be the same lol.
Raoh  +   815d ago
Reminds me of the promises from Sony Online Entertainment for their ideas for The Agency game.
DivineAssault  +   815d ago
cool.. Nice additional feature.. I hope more games do things like this.. I can only imagine how games will work with vita.. Additional info & stats or even on the go gameplay cuz of its buttons.. PS4 is greatness
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weekev15  +   815d ago
Could be interesting if they do it right. Sounds like the sort of thing we will see more of next gen. Especially from Sony with the vita/ps4 combo opening up a load of possibilities.
imXify  +   815d ago
The Vita got this ! No way I'll play this on a smarthphone with no controls.
josh14399  +   815d ago
It's probably just a bad mini game that connects to the real game.
RedSoakedSponge  +   815d ago
this makes me very glad i bought a vita XD
SDF Repellent  +   815d ago
This feature will also be on the Next xbox version of Watchdog as well. Can't wait to play this on my Galaxy S4 with the added gamepad accessory.
xXxSeTTriPxXx  +   815d ago
Im not looking to upgrade so I hope my galaxy s3 will be enough.
ReubenPatrick  +   815d ago
All I need is a jacket, a baseball cap, a scarf, a gun and a smartphone to a cosplay of Aiden Pierce :D

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