Watch Dogs: Legion, the action-adventure video game from Ubisoft which came out in October 2020, was until now, available only in single-player mode. Ubisoft revealed that an online co-op mode would be added into the game at a later date although they did not specify when.
Last month when Ubisoft rolled out update 3.0 for Watch Dogs: Legion, they also added multiplayer elements to the game's system files which were used to test closed online multiplayer mode. Yesterday, Ubisoft announced on their Twitter handle that multiplayer mode is making its way in Watch Dogs: Legion as a free update on March 9.
Get ready to take London back with your friends. The online mode of Watch Dogs: Legion launches on March 9! pic.twitter.com/fnG5NccrG3— Watch Dogs: Legion (@watchdogsgame) February 22, 2021
How many players does Watch Dogs: Legion multiplayer mode support?
In the multiplayer mode of Watch Dogs: Legion, players can partake in tactical missions or PVP action. A team of up to 4 players can complete various tactical ops that demand fierce teamwork. According to Ubisoft,
But you don't have to complete each phase in one go. There are checkpoints after completing each segment of the tactical ops. PvP mode brings the free-for-all Spiderbot Arena where up to 8 players control an armed spiderbot and fight in a deathmatch style game.
Watch Dogs: Legion multiplayer mode will be launched as a free update on March 9 and will be a standalone option in the main menu of the game. The multiplayer mode will be available on all current platforms of the game i.e, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Luna, and Stadia.