Watch Dogs 2

For those of you looking forward to playing Watch Dogs 2 on PC, you're going to have to wait a little bit longer than your console counterparts. Not to fear, though, because the new date Ubisoft is touting isn't too far behind the rest of the pack.

While Watch Dogs 2 is set to release on Nov. 15 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, it looks like it's going to take about two more weeks for the game to arrive on PC, now officially launching on Nov. 29. This announcement went live via the Ubiblog yesterday afternoon, with a few extra details tacked on to explain why the extra time was needed.

According to the announcement, the extra time for PC development is because of all of the PC-specific enhancements being added to Watch Dogs 2. In case you're curious, said enhancements include full 4K resolution with "ultra textures and extra details options," and uncapped framerate and other features that were apparently requested by the Watch Dogs 2 community. The announcement states that, in order to make sure the game is properly optimized and up to the team's standards, a little extra time is required. In the end, that translates to an extra two weeks to wait for the game on PC compared to home consoles.

That's actually not too bad. When we hear a delay is coming, we typically prepare ourselves for the worst. Usually a delay means a game is getting pushed back by a quarter or two, which can be a real bummer when you're less than a month away from when a game is supposed to arrive. In other words, we're fairly certain the PC crowd will be happy to hear we're only talking about a fortnight here, especially since that extra time translates to extra features.

And speaking of playing Watch Dogs 2 on PC, Ubisoft has also released the specs and system requirements for the game, so all you would-be virtual hackers can make sure your rig is up to snuff before that new Nov. 29 launch date arrives. Here's a rundown of what you'll need.

MINIMUM

*Supported OS -- (64-bit versions only): Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10

*Processor: Intel Core i5 2400S @ 2.5 GHz | AMD FX 6120 @ 3.5 GHz

*RAM: 6GB

*Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 (2GB) | AMD Radeon HD 7870 (2GB) or better

*Hard Disk Space: 50 GB

*Peripherals: Windows-compatible keyboard and mouse, Microsoft Xbox One Controller, Dual Shock 4 Controller

*Multiplayer: 256 Kbps or faster broadband connection

RECOMMENDED

*Supported OS -- (64-bit versions only): Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10

*Processor: Intel Core i5 3470 @ 3.2GHz | AMD FX 8120 @ 3.9 GHz

*RAM: 8GB

*Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 (3GB) | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 (4GB) | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (3GB) or better | AMD Radeon R9 290 (4GB) or better

*Hard Disk Space: 50 GB

*Peripherals: Windows-compatible keyboard and mouse, Microsoft Xbox One controller, Dual Shock 4 controller

*Multiplayer: 256 Kbps or faster broadband connection

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