‘Watch Dogs 2’ Cheats, Tips & Tricks: How To Use Hacks Properly to Win; Which Vehicle Hacks Are Most Useful? Gameplay Details

By Kaye Reese , Updated Nov 23, 2016 09:24 AM EST

Since its debut this month, "Watch Dogs 2" has been enjoying immense popularity thanks to its open-world adventure type and the hacking opportunities it presents to the players. Marcus Holloway's adventures as he tries to get into the ultra-secret DedSec society is the ultimate journey as the gameplay presents so much opportunity to earn money, side quests, weapons and more simply by hacking other characters.

With that said, how can players better take advantage of the hacking opportunities in the game? Here's a roundup of everything you need to know about "Watch Dogs 2": tips and tricks, cheats, hacks, secrets and more.

Mixing hacks in 'Watch Dogs 2'

One way to get ahead in "Watch Dogs 2" is being able to mix and match different types of hacks in the game. For example, players can convert cranes, barriers and ramps in many different ways, such as turning a car into an EMP to clear out paths.

Hacking security cameras, unlocking RC tools early

Two other important things in "Watch Dogs 2" is being able to hack security cameras and unlocking RC tools early. The former is important because it will enable players to know their immediate surroundings to be able to target or map out their plans accordingly, according to Gamepur. Meanwhile, unlocking RC tools early means allows the player to be able to drive this nimble remote-controlled vehicle through unreachable places, according to Red Bull.

Vehicle hacks

Something players will be using a lot in "Watch Dogs 2" is hacking vehicles. Three important vehicle hacks are the Hijacker (Triangle/Y), which allows them to steal cars without alarm; Engine Override (X/A while driving), which gives a nitro boost while driving and Massive Vehicle Hack (R1/RB), which creates a small trap area and sends all cars into a frenzy, according to Twinfinite.

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