VIDEO | PC, PS4, Xbox One Sunday, November 13, 2016 | 5:15 PM

Watch_Dogs 2 is back on Gamersyde

Watch_Dogs 2 is back on Gamersyde

Because we wanted to see how the PS4 Pro version of Watch_Dogs 2 could handle its framerate with an enhanced resolution, we put it to the test with the help of BlimBlim's plugin. As you'll see, though it depends on the location, there are a few drops here and there, as well as some tearing. In the third video, we focus on the driving aspect of the game, the problem being that the brakes are way too powerful and the steering is even more sensitive and exaggerated than in GTA V. Last but not least, we wanted to show you what the AI is capable of when you start to play with it a bit. It's always quite impressive to see non playable characters react in a somehow realistic way to what is happening.

Note: To record all the following videos, we set up the PS4 Pro at 4K but used our good old capture software in 1080p. What you'll see here is the game downsampled from 4K to 1080p by our capture card.

PS4 Pro - FPS Analysis #1
PS4 Pro - FPS Analysis #2
PS4 Pro - Vehicles & physics
PS4 Pro - Messing with the AI

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Commented on 2016-11-13 19:55:47
Awesome, this looks better then I thought it would
Commented on 2016-11-13 20:00:40
The AI video is awesome! The game seems to allow you to mess with the ai a lot.
Commented on 2016-11-13 20:09:43
Thanks, oh men...The tearing its back ! Uff any possibility to fixed? I wait for new path._.
Commented on 2016-11-13 20:25:13
lmao, cop arrives and shoots white guy no questions asked? shit simulation. garbage.
Commented on 2016-11-13 20:31:46 In reply to nostradamus
Looks a lot like the US to me. It'll look like that even more now. :P
Commented on 2016-11-13 20:46:19
Is the game any good? I hated the first game better this time round?
Commented on 2016-11-13 20:48:34 In reply to Xoar
Posted by Xoar
Is the game any good? I hated the first game better this time round?
You'll have to wait until the embargo on reviews is lifted.
Commented on 2016-11-13 21:00:32
This is what I don't like in this game, everything is hackable, even a vent hole cover...How can you hack something non digital?
Commented on 2016-11-13 22:09:58
Is there a super sampling option for 1080?
Commented on 2016-11-13 22:44:49 In reply to 2040
On Pro if the console outputs 1080p the game is still rendered at a higher resolution, providing a better image quality (over the normal PS4) with super sampling.
Commented on 2016-11-13 22:46:43 In reply to 2040
The 1080p videos Davton made with the PS4 Pro are much less blurry than those I captured with the original PS4 (we have 2 of them in the other news article, check them out - download them).
Commented on 2016-11-13 22:55:51 In reply to Driftwood
Posted by Driftwood
The 1080p videos Davton made with the PS4 Pro are much less blurry than those I captured with the original PS4 (we have 2 of them in the other news article, check them out - download them).
Sure, Thanks for the good quality of your work
Commented on 2016-11-13 22:57:08 In reply to Miguel
Posted by Miguel
On Pro if the console outputs 1080p the game is still rendered at a higher resolution, providing a better image quality (over the normal PS4) with super sampling.
well that's nice
Commented on 2016-11-14 02:34:56
lol @ the AI video ahahahahaha
Commented on 2016-11-14 04:53:46 In reply to Driftwood
Is there an abundance of N words in this game? Usually if the main character is black there's a lot of N words in the dialogue.

Watch dogs 1 you had the option to turn off dialogue. Is that also available in watch dogs 2?
Commented on 2016-11-14 11:53:30 In reply to Doom_Bringer
Posted by Doom_Bringer
lol @ the AI video ahahahahaha
I'm surprised how that worked out. Even the end was amazing :-)
Commented on 2016-11-14 14:15:02 In reply to nostradamus
Looks like typical US police to me
Commented on 2016-11-14 14:37:10 In reply to mbalazs
Posted by mbalazs
This is what I don't like in this game, everything is hackable, even a vent hole cover...How can you hack something non digital?
you could technically be hacking the water system to build up pressure at the point you're targeting? maybe...still seems dumb.
Commented on 2016-11-14 16:01:02
That AI video...surpisingly accurate
Commented on 2016-11-14 17:49:03 In reply to THEundying27
I can not stand that either, not all black people use the N word, other than in games where 99% of them use it lol
Commented on 2016-11-14 18:06:55 In reply to filmation82
I wouldn't say 99% of games do that but i get your point
Commented on 2016-11-14 18:10:58 In reply to THEundying27
Posted by THEundying27
Is there an abundance of N words in this game? Usually if the main character is black there's a lot of N words in the dialogue.

Watch dogs 1 you had the option to turn off dialogue. Is that also available in watch dogs 2?
No the characters aren't like that at all. It's not GTA V.
Commented on 2016-11-14 20:54:33 In reply to Driftwood
Posted by Driftwood
No the characters aren't like that at all. It's not GTA V.
Good to hear. Is there an option to turn off the dialogue?
Commented on 2016-11-14 21:07:18 In reply to THEundying27
I actually don't know. :/

i'll check whenever I get a chance.
Commented on 2016-11-14 21:08:54 In reply to filmation82
Posted by filmation82
I can not stand that either, not all black people use the N word, other than in games where 99% of them use it lol
Really? That aint gangsta if they aint rolling with the N word! I've never heard of black people not using the N word.
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