Ubisoft-publisher of Watch Dogs experienced a major downfall in its shares because of delay in release date of its PS4 version. Company’s stock traded down to 22 percent as Sony announced delay in its launch of PS4 because their team requires more time to offer its next generation version.
It was expected that Watch Dogs would be a massive hit especially in relation with next generation consoles but now fans of this game will have to wait for its release which is delayed till early 2014. Though, fans were sure that Watch Dogs will release along with latest hardware next month but Ubisoft announced delay in release because of some unfinished state of game.
This delay served as a huge disappointment for gamers and it is also considered as the main reason of fall in Ubisoft’s shares. Besides Watch Dog, Ubisoft also delayed another game named as The Crew. `Officials from Ubisoft said that delay is made for fine tuning and extra polish. They also believe that with extra progress, game will possess far bigger potential.
Ubisoft’s CEO Guillemot said that, Watch Dogs has more potential than Assassin’s Creed and after release; it will bring a significant increase in their market share. After its release, Ubisoft is planning to sell 6 million units. Just Dance 2014 is also under Ubisoft’s banner and it is coming for next generation systems.
Watch Dogs is a pipeline between next and current generation consoles and after its release it is believed that it will rock the entire gaming industry.