Kotaku - "News of the big Watch Dogs delay left us with one big question: what happens to people who shelled out money to pre-order the Watch Dogs PS4/Xbox One bundles, expecting to get both game and console this November?"
really sucks for people who pre ordered this bundle and now will miss out on the game AND a PS4 because the others are sold out. That's why I believe this delay was on purpose. Less than a month away the game had to have been finished and/or printing by now. Especially since it's being included in bundles. No way in less than a month they just all a sudden decided oh, our game really isn't ready yet.
One of the few times i agree with you, there is no excuse for Ubi anouncing this less than a month for release
I think this was more of an intentional delay because of the fact that they are releasing ACIV as well plus dealing with the launch of other heavy hitters like COD and BF4..IMO!
How would they know that GTA V would be so much better than their clone? They don't have much choice except for chickening or accepting the eternal shadow.
They probably played gta5 and thought our game is crap in comparison we need to delay and make it better.
Plus they give out obvious Bulls*** reasons like "Oh we want to make our game better, we don't want to ship a broken game" to be all noble like....as you've said you don't get a month before launch when you should be getting discs ready only to go "Gee Whizz I think we should delay it"
Too make it worse this game was being shown as an unannounced next gen game back in 2012
Exactly, they've had plenty of time to work on this especially if they were confident enough to show it before next gen was announced.
Yeah, also you don't push back a game just for polish details and bugs or glitch for 6 months!, if they delay the game a month i would believe that reason
They did exactly that with Rayman Legends.
Im pretty sure if you had the watch dogs bundle thats means that they will just take out watch dogs so people will still get a PS4 at the original price.
Why are you getting disagrees? Amazon reps are saying what you said is correct. They are NOT official bundles. So, we'll all get the system, by itself.
@ wearelegion In the UK they had Watchdog bundles available for preorder from Sony and Ubisoft where the game was bundled with the console at a special price.
lol i'll never know why i got disagrees apparently i said something wrong. Edit: @S8anicslayer well what i said was just me guessing but i see where you're coming from.
@Xsilver I think you got dis agrees because of the European preorder watchdogs bundle with the game in with the system. That bundle was at a discounted price too so I would think it was those affected by the delay are the ones who gave you dis agrees.
I sense they didn't want to cannibalise sales of Assassin's Creed 4. It only being played by developers & not shown to the press / public means they probably knew it was unfinished a month ago.
I`m sure they will get their console simply because the consoles are manufactured anyway no matter if the game is released or not. The only question is if they get a stand alone version or another bundle as replacement.
i preordered it long time ago, looks like i'll cancel it and get the KZ SF bundle
don't do that until an official response is given about those bundles
thx for the response man, i live in the middle east, i preordered it because new console usually get double the price in the first 6 months in here but ever since sony announced the KSA ps4 pricing, i don't need the pre order anymore the ps4 KZ bundle with 2 controllers and the ps camera looks tempting, it costs 2200 SR, divide that by 3.75 and u get that in $$$ i will not cancel the preorder of course, let's see what happens
Yeah I have this bundle preordered as well, but I'm not canceling anything. I'll wait until Ubi/Sony and Amazon sort it out. By canceling you're likely going to miss out this year because there's no other preorder option available.
it's coming here in KSA at retailers, i ain't cancelling the preorder until im assured i get one at launch
I feel bad for all the gamers and everybody that had high hopes for this game. Ubisoft should apologize with free DLC or something when it gets released and why wait till spring why not a month or two
The spring is the start of a new financial year.. Ubi is probably betting on AC 4 and (don't laugh) Just Dance 2014 being huge sellers between now and then (what with the holidays and all) Still, it's incredibly arrogant (the right word, maybe?) of Ubi to do this.. those XBOne/PS4 bundles have been pre-ordered and in some cases paid for, pretty sure MS and Sony had substantial marketing campaigns lined up, not too mention internet and print marketing.
Wow, that sucks for people who pre-ordered the bundles. At least let them switch for a different bundle, or just get a PS4/XBO versions.
I think theyll just remove the Watchdosg game and sell you guys the ps4 and give you credit.
You're mostly right. They're removing the game and we'll be getting just the system on launch day. No word on whether they'll keep the game pre-order on there or not. No credit needed if you're going through Amazon.
Great for you guys! So youll be gaming soon enough!!!!!! See you on the killzone killing field if your getting that game!
Good going Ubi... Eh, Least I still have something to play come 2014.
Who the hell is the one phantom disagree troll???Show yourself you coward! Looks like hes going down the list disagreeing with everyone who made good valid points. I accidentally cancelled my Watchdogs bundle like a month ago, and I know how much it sucks waiting to find out if you'll even be able to get a console at launch.Hoping and praying for the best for all those people who have no idea whats goiong to happen. Ubi and Sony need to address this today, and let people know what the hell is going on.
Ubisoft's plan to maximize profits will backfire.
Although I could understand the business aspect of the delay, I can't fathom as to why they would wait till one month before release to do this.
Sure...go ahead and release this next to Titanfall, Destiny, ESO, Thief.....let me know how that turns out for ya...