Everything You Need to Know About Watch Dogs: Legion’s Launch

We’re only a few days away from launch, and we are very excited to see you build your resistance and liberate London! The game will be available on October 29 at midnight local time in each country. From then on you will be able to recruit anyone, play as anyone, explore our near-future London, fight back against the authoritarian powers who want to take over, and find out who is behind the Zero-Day bombings.

Our Online mode will launch early December, offering up to 4-player co-op and a variety of new content, activities and stories. We will share more details as we get closer to December.

For now, put on your Masks and ready up to join the DedSec Resistance! Here are all the details about preload timing and game install sizes for Watch Dogs: Legion.


If you have purchased a digital version of Watch Dogs: Legion, you will be able to begin preload on October 26 at 8am PDT / 11am EDT / 4pm CET on Uplay and on the Epic Game Store for PC.

If you’re playing on Xbox One you can already start the preload today! Players on PlayStation 4 can start preloading shortly after midnight local time on October 27.


PC: If you’ve bought a physical version of the game, start the installation process from the disc. You will then be asked to download a 6.19GB patch. For digital installations, players can expect a 40.4GB download. The final installation size on PC will be 45GB, plus an additional 20GB for the optional HD textures.

XBOX ONE: If you’ve purchased a physical copy of the game, begin by installing the game from the disc. You will then be prompted to download a patch of 1.85GB. Digital installations will download ~37GB. Final installation size will be 35.7GB.

PlayStation 4: Physical editions will start the installation via disc and will download a 2GB patch to complete installation. If you’ve purchase a digital version, you can expect a 33GB download. The final installation size on the console will be 33.9GB.

Local language packs will be available for all versions and platforms on launch day and are an additional download between 4GB-5.2GB.


XBOX SERIES X / S: Physical and digital copies of Watch Dogs: Legion will be available at launch of the Xbox Series X / S console on November 10.

PlayStation 5: The PlayStation 5 is scheduled to launch from November 12, and Watch Dogs: Legion will be available digitally upon launch of the console. Physical copies for the PlayStation 5 will be available on November 24.

As a reminder, players will be able to upgrade from an Xbox One X copy of the game to the Xbox Series X|S* version with Xbox’s Smart Delivery at no extra cost. Players who own a PlayStation 4 copy of the game can upgrade it to the PlayStation 5** version at no additional cost. More details can be found on our dedicated support page.

  • Smart Delivery technology - buy the game once and play it on either Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S when both the console and that version of the game are available. Visit https://ubi.li/NextGenUpgrades for more details.
  • Upgrade to the digital PS5 version of the game at no additional cost when and where available. To upgrade eligible PS4 disc copies, players need a PS5 console with a disc drive. Visit https://ubi.li/NextGenUpgrades for more details.

See you in London!



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