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'Watch Dogs' PS4 1.02 patch loading, save files and other fixes detailed

'Watch Dogs'
'Watch Dogs'
Photo courtesy of Ubisoft, used with permission

The first details have been revealed in regards to the 1.02 patch, which is now available for the PS4 version of "Watch Dogs." According to a report from Gamepur on June 19, the same title update should be released on the PC, PS3, Xbox 360 and Xbox One platforms within the next couple of weeks. The patch is being implemented in order to fix the issue with loading in the open-world action-adventure game.

Players were having trouble getting past the 90 percent marker in loading screens. The 1.02 title update is going to reconstruct the corrupted save files that were causing the problem. Unfortunately, some of the collectible items may not be recoverable. Another big general fix involves an issue that prevent players from being able to hack.

On the gameplay front, some bugs that prevent missions from progressing, along with one that produces an empty weapon wheel, got addressed. The multiplayer also got patched as the connection, re-spawning and session joining hiccups were fixed. You can find a full list of the changes from the "Watch Dog" 1.02 patch on the official Ubisoft forums.

The aforementioned issues affected a lot of players as the new intellectual property sold millions of units shortly after launching last month. The software product ended up being the fastest-selling game to be released by Ubisoft. It managed to garner a lot of initial hype by being one of the first next-generation games announced. Furthermore, the publisher decided to team up with Sony Computer Entertainment to provide an extensive marketing campaign. The same partnership also yield exclusive contents on the PS3 and PS4.

"Watch Dogs" came out on May 27 for the aforementioned PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One systems. The Wii U version is due for a fall release as well. You can find a screen of the product from its official Twitter page near the top of this article.