Watch_Dogs Cheats on Playstation 4 (PS4)

Last Updated: January 21, 2023
  • First Released: May 26, 2014
  • Genres: Adventure, Shooter, Racing
  • Platforms: Xbox 360,PlayStation 3,PlayStation Network (PS3),PC,Wii U,Xbox One,PlayStation 4
  • Developer: Ubisoft Montreal Studios,Ubisoft Reflections,Ubisoft Quebec,Ubisoft Bucharest,Ubisoft Paris Studios
  • Publisher: Ubisoft Entertainment
  • Ratings: PEGI 18, ESRB M

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Insta Good


To complete this cheat you must be a Menace or an Anarchist.

Hit (on the d-pad) down, right, up, then order any car.

After that pull out your silenced pistol and shoot two tires out.

Then you will get the best reputation, Vigilante.

This cheat has not been confirmed.

Helicopter Grab


To steal a police helicopter you must first steal a sport class car only.

You must then run over a pedestrian and stay put. If the police are called stand outside the car, kill police officers until your wanted level is high enough to get a helicopter is pursuing you.

You must then place an proximity I.E.D on the car. Then get in and out of the car almost instantly.

The blast should throw you into the air without killing you and giving you the brief opportunity to get in the helicopter with an onscreen prompt.

Hacking for Cash


If you're low on money, you can play poker in the Loop and hack into the security camera to see your opponents' cards. You can also hack into the bank accounts of rich NPCs to get more money. Getting more money should never be a big problem, so don't save it when there are things you need to buy.

Cup and Ball Glitch


For the cup and balls scene (where you have to guess which cup the ball is under) after the guy is done mixing the cups and it's time to choose, hit the options button and the graphics renderer will show where the ball is!

Assassin's Creed Order

Easter Eggs

In the screenshots released of Aiden's smartphone functions, you can see an icon that resembles the symbol of the Assassin Order, except flipped, connected to Pieces of Eden. Both are from the Assassin's Creed series.

Unlockable Badges


You will also unlock badges when meet certain criteria. Most are Hotspot badges, where you use Aiden's phone to "check in" to key Hotspot locations.

  • A More Perfect Union - John Hancock Center when the system date says it is July 4
  • Ahoy! - Chicago Yacht Club.
  • Architectural Marvels - Chicago World News Tower, Vault Tower, Willis Tower, Triomphe Tower, WKZ-TV Tower, Water Tower, and John Hancock Center
  • Ashes To Ashes - Burned Down Factory
  • Auto Graveyard - You must check into the Junkyard ten times.
  • Batter Up! - You and three friends must check into May Stadium during multiplayer.
  • Best Buds - You must check into a location someone from your friends list has already checked into during multiplayer.
  • Big Kahuna - You must become the City Hall mayor.
  • Bridge Builder - Bridge Construction, Cermak Bridge, and Vyvyn K. Turner Bridge
  • Broken Rail - You and a friend must check into Abandoned Station during multiplayer.
  • Call Of The Water - You must check into the Chicago Yacht Club and Windy City Shipyards with fewer than 90 seconds in between.
  • Cemetery Waltz - St. Joseph Cemetery when the system time says it is midnight
  • Centurion - You must "check in" at least 100 times.
  • Crowd Surfer - You must check into a location where four players are already checked in during multiplayer.
  • Dam It! - The Dam
  • Double Wide - Pawnee Trailer Park
  • Fugitive - Palin Correctional Center while the police are pursuing you
  • Getting Around - 10 different locations
  • Got You Something - You must leave 5 gifts at check-in spots
  • Green Thumb - Botanical Gardens during a rainstorm
  • Has Bean - Forever Sculpture (only available with the "Breakthrough" mission)
  • Honest Abe - Abraham Lincoln Statue
  • Jewelers' Delight - 35 East Wacker Drive
  • Keeper Of The Lighthouse - Harbor Lighthouse
  • Lumberjack - Pawnee Mill
  • Man On The Run - a City Traveler location while maximum felony is active
  • Native Chicagoan - every location
  • Newb - any location for the first time (only available with "The Palace" mission)
  • Newly Elected - You must become a City Traveler location's mayor.
  • Nightcrawler - Blume when there's a blackout
  • Pack Your Bags - You must check into the Owl Motel and Crazy Moose Inn with fewer than 240 seconds in between.
  • Pier Pressure - Navy Pier Building
  • Power Hungry - You must become 3 City Traveler locations' mayor at the same time.
  • Power Of Friendship - You and a friend must check into the same location with fewer than 30 seconds in between during multiplayer.
  • Regular - same location 5 times in 7 days
  • Romantic Getaway - You and a friend must check into the Owl Motel when the system says it is after midnight, during multiplayer.
  • Sophisticated - Chicago Arts & Sciences Center (only available with the "Signature Shot" mission).
  • Take Five - 5 different locations
  • Theater Buff - Ambrose Theatre, Cree Theater, and Phoebus Theater
  • Top Of The World - the 3 skyscrapers in the Loop and Mad Mile
  • Uber Tourist - You must "check in" at least 200 times.
  • Water Under The Bridge - Cermak Bridge
  • We Are Not Alone - WKZ-TV Center while communications are disrupted

Singing Fish

Easter Eggs

In any clothing store, you can hack a fish mounted to the wall above the changing rooms to make it sing.

Unlockable Weapons, Costumes, Vehicles and Other Items


You can unlock weapons, perks, costumes, and vehicles by meeting certain criteria in the main game, the mini-games, and online.

  • Skill Tier 2 - You must start Act I, Mission 5: "Open Your World."
  • Luciano - You must finish Act II, Mission 11: "Stare Into the Abyss."
  • Rosewood - You must finish Act IV, Mission 4: "The Defalt Condition."
  • Gambino - You must finish Act IV, Mission 7: "No Turning Back (Part 1)."
  • AK-47 - You must finish a Gang Hideout mission.
  • Rapid Reload - You must finish 5 Gang Hideout missions.
  • Spec Ops SMG-11 - You must finish 10 Gang Hideout missions.
  • Zusume R - You must finish a Fixer contract.
  • Offensive Driver - You must finish 5 Fixer contracts.
  • Boxberg LE - You must finish 20 Fixer contracts.
  • Quick Switch - You must use the Crime Detection System to catch a criminal.
  • Chrome HP Revolver - You must use the Crime Detection System to catch 10 criminals.
  • Critical Focus - You must finish a Criminal Convoy mission.
  • Destroyer - You must finish 10 Criminal Convoy missions.
  • Spec Ops Goblin Assault Rifle - You must finish 9 Weapons Trade missions.
  • Wildfire Assault Rifle - You must finish 6 Missing Persons missions.
  • ATM Hack Boost - You must finish the "Palace Pack" mission.
  • Investigation Bonus - You must finish the "Palace Pack" mission.
  • Vehicle Expert - You must play "The Breakthrough Pack" and finish the ULC mission.
  • Vespid LE - You must find the 8 hidden burner phones.
  • Tommy Gun - You must find the 16 QR Codes.
  • Auto Weapons Expert - You must play NVZN and get to Wave 5.
  • Maximized Focus - You must finish 10 of the Chess puzzles.
  • P-9mm - You must play Cash Run and get a gold star.
  • Piledriver - You must enter a drinking contest and make it to the 5th level.
  • Sayonara LE - You must clear out a poker table.
  • XP Bonus - You must play the Shell Game and make it through 3 levels.
  • Alone (costume) - You must finish the "Alone" Digital Trip.
  • Conspiracy! (costume) - You must finish the "Conspiracy" Digital Trip.
  • Madness (costume) - You must finish the "Madness" Digital Trip.
  • Psychedelic (costume) - You must finish the "Psychedelic" Digital Trip.
  • Spider-Tank (costume) - You must finish the "Spider-Tank" Digital Trip.
  • Black Viceroys (costume) - You must finish the pre-order DLC "Signature Shot" missions.
  • White Hat Hacker (costume) - You must finish all 4 Playstation-exclusive missions. It also gives you an additional battery slot.
  • 1920s Mobster (costume) - This is part of the "Uplay Exclusive Full Rewards Pack" or the season pass.
  • Blume Agent (costume) - This is part of the "Blume Agent Pre-Order Pack" and decreases weapon recoil.
  • Untouchables (costume) - This is part of the "Untouchables Pre-Order Pack" and includes the Thompson SMG.
  • Chicago South Club (costume) - This is part of the "Club Justice Single Player Pack" and increases the HP of vehicles.
  • CyberPunk (costume) - This is part of the "CyberPunk Single Player Pack" and includes the CyberPunk gun.
  • DedSec (costume) - This is part of the "DedSec Shadow Single Player Pack" and give you an additional battery slot.
  • Chicago Way Decryption Loadout (Gangster MG, Chrome revolver, and frag grenades) - You must finish 3 Decryption events.
  • Firepower Decryption Loadout (G106 launcher, R-33 Machine Pistol, and IEDs) - You must finish 5 Decryption events.
  • Heavy Duty Decryption Loadout (U100 LMG, D12 Shotgun, and Proxy Mines) - You must finish 10 Decryption events.
  • Livraga LE - You must finish 9 races online.
  • SG-90 - You must invade and observe a Fixer successfully.
  • SO Vector .45ACP - You must invade and observe 5 Fixers successfully.
  • OCP-11 - You must invade and hack a Fixer successfully.
  • MP-9mm - You must invade and hack 5 Fixers successfully.

Open Your World


Don't explore the city right away. Instead, complete the "Open Your World" mission, to open up all of your skill possibilities.

Hacking Trains


If you have lost your vehicle or need to get somewhere fast (or if you are being chased), you can hack trains at any point on the tracks to start/stop them. If you're up high, you can hop on the roof of the train instead.

Child of Light

Easter Eggs

One child you can find in Chicago is playing Ubisoft's RPG Child of Light on a tablet.

Assassin's Creed

Easter Eggs

At least one NPC is described as a "former Abstergo employee," a reference to Assassin's Creed.

Hacking Cameras


Hack into cameras to see where your enemies are and kill them from a distance. Use stealth whenever possible. You can lure enemies into traps, trigger their own grenades, and more. Silenced weapons are also an option.

In addition to being useful in combat, hacking cameras can also help you find new paths for you to take and unlock doors. You can move from camera to camera, and even move to a camera in a different building.

Using Blackout


If you're in a tough fight, knock out the power with a blackout. Your enemies will be startled and disoriented, which will give you the advantage.

Using Grenade Launcher


Keep a grenade launcher with you in case you find yourself up against tough enemies or enemies in vehicles. You should always have a silenced pistol and an assault rifle with you, as well. Having good weapons should be your priority.

Hack the Blues


When you use the hacking profile, some people will be marked with a blue box. It is beneficial to hack these people you might get money or unlockable vehicles/weapons/songs.

Using Skill Points


Focus is a very useful skill. It's a good idea to unlock it as soon as you can, so you can use it to slow down time and plan out your strategies.

Be sure to devote some of your skill points toward driving, as you can't use a weapon while in a vehicle. You'll want to increase your vehicle's defense, and pick out a few other upgrades to secure yourself on the road.

Once you've use some skill points on Focus and driving, you should concentrate on your hacking skills. Crafting is another useful skill to improve, and you might want to prepare for tougher battles later on by unlocking the skill that will allow your melee attacks to kill enforcers.

Hack ctOS Stations


As soon as you can, hack into the ctOS stations and towers to expand your reach across the city, enable fast-travel, and get new sidequests.

Hacking for Rooftops


Hack lifts and forklifts to carry yourself up to rooftops. Once you reach the roof, lower the lift/forklift so your opponents (whether they are NPCs or other players in multiplayer) won't be sure you've gone up. Use your high vantage point to keep an eye on them and take them by surprise.

Reputation Ranks


You receive Reputation ranks when you earn a certain amount of Reputation points.

  • Incognito - 0 points

Good Points

  • Protector - 5 points
  • Vigilante - 10 points
  • Sentinel - 25 points

Bad Points

  • Anarchist - 5 points
  • Menace - 10 points

ScanProof Trophy/Achievement Guide


Be prepared with jam comms.

First find an open area with a motor boat nearby.

Then start killing nearby pedestrians, if they try to call the police, shoot them.

Do this until you have five stars.

Then find a boat and escape before getting detected by police.

If police start chasing you, then you can't get the Trophy/Achievement, so escape using jam comms.



Icon Title Description Type
100% Clear
This is the platinum trophy and is unlocked automatically when all the trophies have been unlocked.
Hello World
Take down Maurice
End of Line
Complete 40 Fixer Contracts
Basest Base
Complete every Gang Hideout
They Call Him The Vigilante
Complete every Investigation
Complete every Privacy Invasion
Road Rage
Complete every Criminal Convoy
Use the Crime Detection System to take down 20 confirmed criminals
Family Man
Complete Act 1
Who Is Raymond Kenney?
Complete Act 2
One Down, One to Go
Complete Act 3
Complete Act 4
Log Off
Complete Act 5
Hard Crash
Perform 10 vehicle take downs
Communication Fail
Using non-lethal takedown, stop 10 civilians from calling to report you
Tag 100 enemies
Power Cycle
Participate in 5 different City Games
Magic Smoke
Kill 4 enemies within a single instance of Focus
Escape Loop
Escape 15 police chases
Free Radical
Escape a level 5 police chase
White Rabbit Object
Escape 15 police scans
Escape a level 5 police scan
Hardware Fail
Shoot out a tire on 15 different vehicles
Black Hat Trick
Kill 3 enemies with a single IED
Revoking Client Privileges
Complete the final mission in the Human Traffic Investigation
Saturday Night Special
Complete the final mission in the Weapons Trade Investigation
Sanity Check
Collect all 8 Burner Phones
Complete the final mission in the QR Code Investigation
Darkness Looms
Complete the final mission of the Missing Persons Investigation
Check in at every Hotspot
Disk Space Full
Unlock every song with the SongSneak app
Social Lubricant
Complete level 10 against all 3 Drinking Game opponents
Invade and successfully hack 10 enemy Fixers in Online Hacking
Invade and successfully observe 10 enemy Fixers in Online Tailing
Complete 10 Public Online Races
System Mangler
Complete every ctOS Breach
Stealth Cookie
Complete an Online Tailing without being detected
Unlock every Skill in the Skills Tree
Get tailed 5 times
Clear Signals
Unlock every ctOS Tower

Weapon Crates Locations Guide


Nine Weapon Crates are hidden in garages throughout the city. Search the locations described below to find them all, which will earn you the weapons and items from within the crates, the Spec-Ops Goblin weapon, a side quest, and the "Saturday Night Special" achievement.

  1. Crate #1 - Go to Parker Square and head southeast until you reach a garage. You'll need to use CCTV cameras to find the terminal on the roof of a nearby building. Unlock the garage and go inside.
  2. Crate #2 - Go to the Wards and head north to Jay's Garage. Look at the top of the building marked "garage" to unlock the door.
  3. Crate #3 - Go to Brandon Docks. Locate the VessalMart sign and circle around the back of the nearby Cash Run mini game area. Climb the metal stairs to reach the terminal that unlocks the VessalMart Garage. Go inside.
  4. Crate #4 - Go to Brandon Docks and head south of Parkfield Station. The garage by the warehouse is your goal. Circle around to the back to find the terminal to unlock it. There is an audio log inside as well as the crate.
  5. Crate #5 - Go to the Loop and find the garage to the south of the L-Train tracks. Use the CCTV cameras to reach the terminal at the top of the warehouse to the east and unlock the garage door. There is an audio log inside as well as the crate.
  6. Crate #6 - Near the middle of the Loop, slightly to the north, there is a hard-to-find Traffic Tunnel garage. Once you find it, go up the metal stairs to the west to hack the terminal and unlock the garage.
  7. Crate #7 - Go to the Loop and head southeast of the Farris Halstead Library Train Station. Find the garage in an alley, and then use the CCTV cameras to reach the terminal on top of the roof across from you and unlock the door. There is an audio log inside as well as the crate.
  8. Crate #8 - Go to the Mad Mile and head southwest toward the L-Train tracks to find the next garage. Get a truck and drive up to the garage. Climb on top of the truck and make your way to the roof to access the terminal and unlock the garage. There is an audio log inside as well as the crate.
  9. Crate #9 - Go to the Mad Mile and head northeast until you reach the coffee shop. There is a garage in its parking lot. Use the CCTV cameras to reach the terminal on top of the air ducts of the building nearby and unlock the garage.

Burner Phones Locations Guide


Eight Burner Phones can be hacked in the city to hear the conversations between Maurice and the caller. Search the locations described below to find them all and earn the Vespid LE vehicle and the "Sanity Check" achievement.

  1. Phone #1 - This is in Parker Square, but you will find it as a required part of the campaign.
  2. Phone #2 - Go to Pawnee and circle around to the back of the Fish Restaurant. Go inside the blue shack to find the phone on a cabinet.
  3. Phone #3 - Go to the Pawnee Trailer Park and climb onto the two connected trailers to find the phone.
  4. Phone #4 - Go to Pawnee and approach the Crazy Moose Motel. The phone is behind the "L" in the sign.
  5. Phone #5 - Go to the Wards and find the Rossi-Fremont Tenements. Go to the building in the middle, the one with the broken pillars, and climb the stairs to find the phone on the floor.
  6. Phone #6 - Go to Brandon Docks and head southeast to find the Treatment Plant warehouse. There is a container near an open window. Use it to access the building. The phone is on a mattress inside.
  7. Phone #7 - Go to Brandon Docks and enter the white Shipping Warehouse. In the southwest corner of the warehouse, the phone is waiting on a desk.
  8. Phone #8 - Go to the Loop and head to the Shanty Town. Locate the Bunker and then find the workbench. The phone is on a mattress nearby.

Evading Police and Other Enemies


You aren't powerful enough to fight the police very often. Try to avoid them. Once you've committed a crime, your map will mark witnesses as red triangles. The triangle's border will fill up with red as the witness puts a call through to the police. Try to stop these witnesses before they can complete the call, preferably through non-lethal means to avoid creating new witnesses.

If you know there are too many witnesses for you to stop, leave the area. The ctOS scan will begin next, with a large circle on the map designating the overall search area, and a smaller circle showing the immediate search area. Either avoid the circles or hide.

If the police are after you, your best option is often to get out of there and avoid them until they give up. They won't follow you into the water, so take a boat and make your escape if it becomes necessary. You may still be in danger from the police helicopter, although one unlockable skill will allow you to shut it down for a short time. If you're in a car while being chased, try to evade and hide.

Parking lots are a good place to hide. Hack into the doors to open them, and then close them behind you. You can do the same with gated-off areas, although the gates will only slow your pursuers.

During chases near buildings, whether you are the one being chased or fled, you can hack water pipes and electric panels to slow the other person. You can blow up underground steam pipes to destroy roads. If you hack street lights, you can cause crashes and block the road.

During multiplayer, mingle with the crowd after you cause some destruction, to hide from other players by being in the middle of the crash/debris.

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