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Watch Dogs walkthrough: all missions, hacking and access code guide

Ubisoft's open-world crime thriller is finally here and it's huge. We've broken down each mission so you can hack, sneak and kill your way through a virtual Chicago.


The verdict on Watch Dogs is that it's a great new franchise from Ubisoft for both current-gen and next-gen consoles.

Developed by Ubisoft Montreal the game follows hacker Aiden Pierce as he seeks revenge for the death of his niece by combating and exploring Chicago and its Central Operating System, a supercomputer that's being exploited by criminal gangs. Making use of stealth, parkour, hacking, driving and combat, the open-world game is one of publisher Ubisoft's multi-million dollar projects and has been built for multiple formats including PS4, Xbox One and PC, as well as PS3 and Xbox 360.

You can see how well it runs on PC and PlayStation 4 here, and also check out the first of Dave's review journals here.

This is our full walkthrough, and as we continue to explore the city of Chicago we'll update the mission guides throughout the week, so keep checking back. In the meantime, get stuck into Act 1 of the game.

Watch Dogs Act 1

Watch Dogs: Bottom of the Eighth - blackout the stadium, escape the cops

Watch Dogs: They Can't Hide - track criminals, hack bank accounts

Watch Dogs: Big Brother - help Nicky, chase the suspect

Watch Dogs: Backstage pass - 416 Assault Rifle, access codes, security hack

Watch Dogs: Hacking Contract - 2XTheTap, online contracts

Watch Dogs: Backseat Driver - find the fugitive, escape undetected

Watch Dogs: Open Your World - Badboy 17, ctOS offices, upload virus

Watch Dogs: Thanks for the Tip - signal location, find Damian

Watch Dogs: Not The Pizza Guy - meet Jordi, interrogate Fixer boss

Watch Dogs: A Wrench in the Works - Angelo Tucci, track the prison vehicle

Watch Dogs: Dressed in Peels - Raul Lionzo, exit prison, escape police

Watch Dogs Act 2

Watch Dogs: Hold On, Kiddo – meet Jackson, hack train

Watch Dogs: Brandon Docks ctOS Control Center – sniper rifle, hack server

Watch Dogs: Breakable Things – Racine’s office code

Watch Dogs: Collateral – protect and escort Clara

Watch Dogs: One Foot in the Grave – find Tobias

Watch Dogs: A Blank Spot There-ish – bunker island, generator locations

Watch Dogs: The Wards ctOS Control Center – download codes, kill ctOS guards

Watch Dogs: Jury-Rigged – disable security terminal, avoid snipers

Watch Dogs: Grandma’s Bulldog – Rossi-Fremont, track Damien’s IP address

Watch Dogs: Not a Job for Tyrone – track Bedbug, help Rabbit escape

Watch Dogs: Uninvited – ambush hitmen, destroy trucks, meet Bedbug

Watch Dogs: Breadcrumbs – find briefcase in marina

Watch Dogs: Mad Mile ctOS Control Center – hack Mad Mile

Watch Dogs: Stare into the Abyss – find Crispin, kill Crispin, Infinite 92

Watch Dogs: A Risky Bid – Locate Iraq, ID tags, find weapons

Watch Dogs: Role Model – kill all enemies, find Jackson

Watch Dogs: Planting a Bug – guide Bedbug, server room, escape Viceroys

Watch Dogs: Way Off the Grid – Find Kenny, kill fixers, fire truck

Watch Dogs Act 3

Watch Dogs: Pawnee ctOS Control Center

Watch Dogs: Hope is a Sad Thing - antenna puzzle, Jed's bar, Ray Kenney

Watch Dogs: Let's Play Make a Deal - steal T-Bone's truck

Watch Dogs: A Pit of Paranoia - find Blume security chiefs

Watch Dogs: Unstoppable Force - destroy the convoy

Watch Dogs: The Future is in Blume - boxes, spyware, escape

Watch Dogs: For the Portfolio - T-Bone's junkyard, boat escape

Watch Dogs: By Any Means Necessary - take down Iraq

Watch Dogs Act 4

Watch Dogs: Someone's Knocking - hotspot puzzle, trace hacker

Watch Dogs: In Plain Sight - escape police

Watch Dogs: The Rat's Lair - rescue T-Bone

Watch Dogs: The Defalt Condition – Ambrose theatre, download Defalt’s data

Watch Dogs: Little Sister – get Nicky to the car

Watch Dogs: Ghosts of the Past – avoid the cops, helicopter

Watch Dogs: No Turning Back – Merlaut Hotel, kill Quinn, save Clara

Watch Dogs Act 5

Watch Dogs: Sometimes You Still Lose – survive Damien’s attacks, complete the game

Hidden and Secret content

Watch Dogs: all 16 QR code locations, hidden messages, gangster assault rifle, read-only Trophy

Watch Dogs: find all 13 ctOS Tower locations

Watch Dogs: all 8 Burner Phone locations, Sanity Check trophy

Watch Dogs: Missing Persons Investigations – Finger Paint Killer

Watch Dogs: clear all 15 gang hideouts, AK47, Rapid Reload, Basest Base

Watch Dogs: Human Traffic Investigations, Joseph Demarco, Revoking Client

Watch Dogs: Weapons Trade Investigations, Saturday Night Special, They Call Him The Vigilante

Watch Dogs: Online Invasion hacking tips

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