The DLC adds new digital trips, showing a Chicago that is invaded by metal men
Ubisoft's Watch Dogs was plagued by a host of issues, but it doesn't mean that it's not a decent game, when all is said and done.The devs have just decided to make it even better, revealing the first downloadable content pack for the open-world hacking and vigilante action adventure, in the form of the tin-foil hat wearing Conspiracy pack.
Throughout the course of the game, you can play some weird mini-games called "digital trips" in a spiraling "Inception"-style loop of games within the game itself. The otherwise regular outlook of Chicago can be masterfully painted with augmented-reality features in order to make the mundane task of hacking seem a tad more glamorous.
Among the mini games is every arachnophobe's delight: a Spider-Tank fantasy, a homage to Carmageddon, the classic vehicular combat game that attempted to redefine racing as a pedestrian combo challenge, as well as more trippy sequences that include jumping on flowers and other such items.
The Conspiracy digital trip tasks you with killing cyborgs in an alternate universe, which is way cooler than killing reality show addicts in ours. The add-on populates areas with stealthy humanoids that you have to go hunting for, in a manner that is only slightly reminiscent of the film adaptation of Phillip K. Dick's "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" more commonly known as "Blade Runner."
Those interested in adding Conspiracy to Watch Dog's digital trips and blasting everyone that has fork for a shin can purchase the DLC at a price of $5 / €5, or get the entire season pass for $20 / €20 and get the downloadable content pack free of charge.