Ubisoft adapting Watch Dogs into TV show for tweens

October 10, 2019
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After the success of Ubisoft’s Rabbids Invasion series on Netflix, the company is developing other popular game franchises it owns into TV series. But not all of them are for the audience you’d expect.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the developer is Ubisoftening the Watch Dogs franchise to turn it into a “tamer ‘cybermystery'” series aimed at tweens (to save you a Google, the preteen age range of 8 – 12). As seen in the concept art below, it looks like the series will be animated and potentially feature a young protagonist with some sort of hacker-esque alter-ego.

Far Cry 3 will receive a similar treatment, with a young adult series based off its Blood Dragon DLC involving Netflix’s Castlevania producer, Adi Shankar. Named Captain Laserhawk: A Blood Dragon Vibe, it will supposedly form a “multiverse” with other Ubisoft titles.

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