Ubisoft doesn’t want you to ‘grind to earn money’ in ‘Watch Dogs’

Money may be the root of all evil but it’s all forms the basis for getting bigger guns in Ubisoft’s upcoming “Watch Dogs.” Creative Director Jonathan Morin talked with Examiner about how the open-world action game’s economy works and how the development team tried to take some of the grind out.

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Emilio_Estevez1341d ago

I heard from a friend it was super easy to hack people then take their money out of an ATM to rack up $ very quickly. ;)

RuleNumber51341d ago

Yep, that's what I found in the hands-on I had a month ago. Money is easy to get :)

GameSpawn1341d ago

This is Ubisoft we're talking about. If you have played ANY of the Assassin's Creed games that have an economy system built-in, money becomes no object about a third of the way into the game. Really it becomes a personal challenge to see how high you can get your "bank" before you finish everything in the game.

3-4-51340d ago (Edited 1340d ago )

So basically ALL your effort in game can be stolen from you within minutes and everything you worked for over 2 weeks is just gone ?

YEAAAAA that sounds fun./s

Emilio_Estevez1340d ago

No idea if other players can do that, they were NPCs. + You can turn off other players invading.

Martinineter1341d ago

Bling bling, gimme dat money

MajorLazer1341d ago

I would still like a sense of achievement when I earn money!

Tapani1341d ago (Edited 1341d ago )

Yeah me too!

But if you played a character who is a white collar worker and goes to meetings and write reports daily, would that give you a sense of achievement?

creeping judas1341d ago

Well that would be me? But I don't want to play me when I get home, my work life is boring enough I dont need to do the same thing at home on a video game console!!

Yukicore1340d ago

I think they have taken care of this. If you steal a lot of money from people's bank accounts, you lose a lot of rep after a while, and it becomes more frustrating and harder to play.

I will not farm anything, only when I absolutely need the money I would steal from a rich pig.