Ubisoft post­ed on their blog today about Watch Dogs 2’s sixth major title update, which is com­ing on July 4th. This lat­est update is the biggest free update yet, and includes what play­ers have been long-wait­ing for — 4-Play­er Par­ty mode. 

 

Watch Dogs 2 pro­duc­er, Kris Young, said:

It’s always more fun to be in a team, and the online modes we have are great, but we real­ly want­ed to expand on them. We also pay atten­tion to what our com­mu­ni­ty is say­ing, and it’s some­thing they’ve been clam­or­ing for, so we’re hap­py to final­ly make it avail­able to every­one.”

Here is how it works: Play­ers start a pub­lic or pri­vate par­ty with room that can fit four friends (or strangers with match­mak­ing). From there the par­ty can roam San Fran­cis­co freely — you can start activ­i­ties like Boun­ties, Inva­sions, Loot Trucks, Races, Showd0wn, Man VS Machine Robot Fights, and the Ded­Sec Virus, all with your four par­ty team. 

The four par­ty teams are not sup­posed to be com­pet­i­tive, its more about coop­er­a­tion. Learder­boards will not be affect­ed will in 4-Play­er Par­ty mode.  

This update will also include some slight fix­es and improve­ments so play­ing with oth­ers is a, over­all, a bet­ter expe­ri­ence. Game­play bal­ances have been adjust­ed, along with an option to let you skip the skip the cin­e­mat­ic scene when using the 3D print­er, shuf­fler take­down move and out­fit that some play­ers weren’t able to unlock prop­er­ly, and the usu­al­ly sta­bil­i­ty improve­ments.

That’s not all. To cel­e­brate the Inde­pen­dence Day, Watch Dogs 2 will be hold­ing a spe­cial  in-game event dur­ing the month of July that includes fire­works dis­plays over the city of San Fran­cis­co and a fes­tive change to the paint­ball gun that makes it shoot red, white, and blue pel­lets.

Source: Ubisoft Blog