CEO Yves Guillemot is hailing Watch Dogs as an 'embodiment of next-gen' and "will not compromise on quality." It was due alongside Assassin's Creed IV.
As time crept closer to launch last year Ubisoft suddenly announced a major delay for the project, and didn't provide a new date for the open world action game.
"Our ambition from the start with Watch Dogs has been to deliver something that embodies what we wanted to see in the next-generation of gaming," Ubisoft stated last year. "From the beginning, we have adopted the attitude that we will not compromise on quality."
"As we got closer to release, as all the pieces of the puzzle were falling into place in our last push before completion, it became clear to us that we needed to take the extra time to polish and fine tune every detail so we can deliver a truly memorable and exceptional experience."
Wii U development had been rumoured to be cancelled, but Ubisoft have now confirmed it is still in the pipeline but will be arriving later than on PC, Xbox 360, PS3, Xbox One and PS4. A specific date is coming "very soon".