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* {{Expy}}: [=DedSec=] is based on the Erudito Collective from ''Franchise/AssassinsCreed'' since they are a hacker group with a strong anti-authoritarian streak that seek to expose corrupt corporations and governments. It somewhat goes directly into ExpyCoexistence since they belong to franchises made by the same developer (Ubisoft) and appear to be set in the same universe [[spoiler:due to Aiden Pearce killing Abstergo CEO oliver Garneau on behalf of the Assassin Brotherhood]].

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* {{Expy}}: [=DedSec=] is based on the Erudito Collective from ''Franchise/AssassinsCreed'' since they are a hacker group with a strong anti-authoritarian streak that seek to expose corrupt corporations and governments. It somewhat goes directly into ExpyCoexistence since they belong to franchises made by the same developer (Ubisoft) and appear to be set in the same universe [[spoiler:due to Aiden Pearce killing Abstergo CEO oliver Oliver Garneau on behalf of the Assassin Brotherhood]].


* {{Expy}}: [=DedSec=] is based on the Erudito Collective from ''Franchise/AssassinsCreed'' since they are a hacker group with a strong anti-authoritarian streak that seek to expose corrupt corporations and governments. It somewhat goes directly into ExpyCoexistence since they belong to franchises made by the same developer (Ubisoft) and appear to share the same universe [[spoiler:due to Aiden Pearce killing Abstergo CEO oliver Garneau on behalf of the Assassin Brotherhood]].

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* {{Expy}}: [=DedSec=] is based on the Erudito Collective from ''Franchise/AssassinsCreed'' since they are a hacker group with a strong anti-authoritarian streak that seek to expose corrupt corporations and governments. It somewhat goes directly into ExpyCoexistence since they belong to franchises made by the same developer (Ubisoft) and appear to share be set in the same universe [[spoiler:due to Aiden Pearce killing Abstergo CEO oliver Garneau on behalf of the Assassin Brotherhood]].


** ''Human Conditions'': Marcus discovers various scandals concerning the scientific and medical fields of San Francisco. This also marks the return of fan-favorite ally from the original game, Jordi Chin.

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** ''Human Conditions'': Marcus discovers various scandals concerning the scientific and medical fields of San Francisco. This also marks the return of a fan-favorite ally from the original game, Jordi Chin.



* GenericEthnicCrimeGang: Each game's setting naturally has their own gangs who are directly hostile to the player.

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* {{Expy}}: [=DedSec=] is based on the Erudito Collective from ''Franchise/AssassinsCreed'' since they are a hacker group with a strong anti-authoritarian streak that seek to expose corrupt corporations and governments. It somewhat goes directly into ExpyCoexistence since they belong to franchises made by the same developer (Ubisoft) and appear to share the same universe [[spoiler:due to Aiden Pearce killing Abstergo CEO oliver Garneau on behalf of the Assassin Brotherhood]].
* GenericEthnicCrimeGang: Each game's setting naturally has their its own gangs who are directly hostile to the player.


* ''Watch Dogs'' (2019): A comic set in the same universe as the games. It takes place in October of 2016, a year before the events of ''2''.

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* ''Watch Dogs'' (2019): A comic set in the same universe as the games. It takes place in October of 2016, a year month before the events of ''2''.



* SharedUniverse: [[SchrodingersCanon It's complicated]]. There are so many overt references to the ''Franchise/AssassinsCreed'' universe, including a direct connection between the first game and ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIV'' in which [[spoiler:Aiden Pearce kills Olivier Garneau]], and a member of the British Brotherhood being a [=DLC=] character for ''Legion''. Ubisoft however claims that the two franchises do ''not'' share a universe, and any implication is simply fanservice. There's also the fact that ''Assassin's Creed'' is actually a video game in the ''Watch_Dogs'' universe; [[RecursiveCanon though, it's also a video game franchise in and of itself]].. [[MindScrew gah]]. Even more screwy, ''Legion'' has a member of the Assassins as a DLC unit.

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* SharedUniverse: [[SchrodingersCanon It's complicated]]. There are so many overt references to the ''Franchise/AssassinsCreed'' universe, including a direct connection between the first game and ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIV'' ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIVBlackFlag'' in which [[spoiler:Aiden Pearce kills Olivier Garneau]], and a member of the British Brotherhood being a [=DLC=] character for ''Legion''.Garneau]]. Ubisoft however claims that the two franchises do ''not'' share a universe, and any implication is simply fanservice. There's also the fact that ''Assassin's Creed'' is actually a video game in the ''Watch_Dogs'' universe; [[RecursiveCanon though, it's also a video game franchise in and of itself]].. [[MindScrew gah]]. Even more screwy, ''Legion'' has a member of the British Brotherhood of Assassins as a DLC unit.


** UsefulNotes/Chicago: [[GangBangers The Black Viceroys]], [[TheIrishMob Chicago South Club]], [[RightWingMilitiaFanatic Pawnee Militia]]

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** UsefulNotes/Chicago: UsefulNotes/{{Chicago}}: [[GangBangers The Black Viceroys]], [[TheIrishMob Chicago South Club]], [[RightWingMilitiaFanatic Pawnee Militia]]


** Chicago: [[GangBangers The Black Viceroys]], [[TheIrishMob Chicago South Club]], [[RightWingMilitiaFanatic Pawnee Militia]]
** San Francisco: The 580s, The Tezcas, [[TheTriadsAndTheTongs The Auntie Shu Boys]], [[TheMafiya The Bratva]]

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** Chicago: UsefulNotes/Chicago: [[GangBangers The Black Viceroys]], [[TheIrishMob Chicago South Club]], [[RightWingMilitiaFanatic Pawnee Militia]]
** San Francisco: UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco: The 580s, [[TheCartel The Tezcas, Tezcas]], [[TheTriadsAndTheTongs The Auntie Shu Boys]], [[TheMafiya The Bratva]]Bratva]] and [[WhiteGangbangers Sons of Ragnarok]]


* SharedUniverse: [[SchrodingersCanon It's complicated]]. There are so many overt references to the ''Franchise/AssassinsCreed'' universe, including a direct connection between the first game and ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIV'' in which [[spoiler:Aiden Pearce kills Olivier Garneau]], and a member of the British Brotherhood being a [=DLC=] character for ''Legion''. Ubisoft however claims that the two franchises do ''not'' share a universe, and any implication is simply fanservice. There's also the fact that ''Assassin's Creed'' is actually a video game in the ''Watch_Dogs'' universe; [[RecursiveCanon though, it's also a video game franchise in and of itself]].. [[MindScrew gah]]. Even more screwy, ''Legion'' has a member of the Assassins as a DLC unit. In other words,

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* SharedUniverse: [[SchrodingersCanon It's complicated]]. There are so many overt references to the ''Franchise/AssassinsCreed'' universe, including a direct connection between the first game and ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIV'' in which [[spoiler:Aiden Pearce kills Olivier Garneau]], and a member of the British Brotherhood being a [=DLC=] character for ''Legion''. Ubisoft however claims that the two franchises do ''not'' share a universe, and any implication is simply fanservice. There's also the fact that ''Assassin's Creed'' is actually a video game in the ''Watch_Dogs'' universe; [[RecursiveCanon though, it's also a video game franchise in and of itself]].. [[MindScrew gah]]. Even more screwy, ''Legion'' has a member of the Assassins as a DLC unit. In other words,


* SharedUniverse: It's complicated. There are so many overt references to the ''Franchise/AssassinsCreed'' universe, including a direct connection between the first game and ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIV'' in which [[spoiler:Aiden Pearce kills Olivier Garneau]], and a member of the British Brotherhood being a [=DLC=] character for ''Legion''. Ubisoft however claims that the two franchises do ''not'' share a universe, and any implication is simply fanservice. There's also the fact that ''Assassin's Creed'' is actually a video game in the ''Watch_Dogs'' universe; [[RecursiveCanon though, it's also a video game franchise in and of itself]].. [[MindScrew gah]]. Even more screwy, ''Legion'' has a member of the Assassins as a DLC unit. In other words, it's more or less SchrodginersCanon.

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* SharedUniverse: [[SchrodingersCanon It's complicated.complicated]]. There are so many overt references to the ''Franchise/AssassinsCreed'' universe, including a direct connection between the first game and ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIV'' in which [[spoiler:Aiden Pearce kills Olivier Garneau]], and a member of the British Brotherhood being a [=DLC=] character for ''Legion''. Ubisoft however claims that the two franchises do ''not'' share a universe, and any implication is simply fanservice. There's also the fact that ''Assassin's Creed'' is actually a video game in the ''Watch_Dogs'' universe; [[RecursiveCanon though, it's also a video game franchise in and of itself]].. [[MindScrew gah]]. Even more screwy, ''Legion'' has a member of the Assassins as a DLC unit. In other words, it's more or less SchrodginersCanon.words,


* GangBangers: Each game's setting naturally has their own gangs who are directly hostile to the player.
** Chicago: The Black Viceroys, [[TheIrishMob Chicago South Club]], [[RightWingMilitiaFanatic Pawnee Militia]]

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* GangBangers: GenericEthnicCrimeGang: Each game's setting naturally has their own gangs who are directly hostile to the player.
** Chicago: [[GangBangers The Black Viceroys, Viceroys]], [[TheIrishMob Chicago South Club]], [[RightWingMilitiaFanatic Pawnee Militia]]


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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: [=DedSec=] are basically the ''Watch Dogs'' version of Anonymous complete with broadcasts and creepy masks.


** ''Watch_Dogs: Bad Blood'' (2014): An ExpansionPack taking place a year after the main story, with a PromotedToPlayable T-Bone as the protagonist.

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** ''Watch_Dogs: Bad Blood'' (2014): An ExpansionPack sequel taking place a year after the main story, with a PromotedToPlayable T-Bone as the protagonist.



* SharedUniverse: It's complicated. There are so many overt references to the ''Franchise/AssassinsCreed'' universe, including a direct connection between the first game and ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIV'' in which [[spoiler:Aiden Pearce kills Olivier Garneau]], and a member of the British Brotherhood being a [=DLC=] character for ''Legion''. Ubisoft however claims that the two franchises do ''not'' share a universe, and any implication is simply fanservice. There's also the fact that ''Assassin's Creed'' is actually a video game in the ''Watch_Dogs'' universe; [[RecursiveCanon though, it's also a video game franchise in and of itself]].. [[MindScrew gah]]. Even more screwy, Legion has a member of the Assassins as dlc unit.

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* SharedUniverse: It's complicated. There are so many overt references to the ''Franchise/AssassinsCreed'' universe, including a direct connection between the first game and ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIV'' in which [[spoiler:Aiden Pearce kills Olivier Garneau]], and a member of the British Brotherhood being a [=DLC=] character for ''Legion''. Ubisoft however claims that the two franchises do ''not'' share a universe, and any implication is simply fanservice. There's also the fact that ''Assassin's Creed'' is actually a video game in the ''Watch_Dogs'' universe; [[RecursiveCanon though, it's also a video game franchise in and of itself]].. [[MindScrew gah]]. Even more screwy, Legion ''Legion'' has a member of the Assassins as dlc unit.a DLC unit. In other words, it's more or less SchrodginersCanon.


** ''WatchDogs'' (TBA): An upcoming film adaptation of the game. Ubisoft has stated that it is directly developing it, along with similar adaptations of all of its major franchises, but has been quiet about it overall. They have confirmed that it is [[DevelopmentHell still in development]] as of 2016.

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** ''WatchDogs'' ''Watch Dogs'' (TBA): An upcoming film adaptation of the game. Ubisoft has stated that it is directly developing it, along with similar adaptations of all of its major franchises, but has been quiet about it overall. They have confirmed that it is [[DevelopmentHell still in development]] as of 2016.


** ''Film/WatchDogs'' (TBA): An upcoming film adaptation of the game. Ubisoft has stated that it is directly developing it, along with similar adaptations of all of its major franchises, but has been quiet about it overall. They have confirmed that it is [[DevelopmentHell still in development]] as of 2016.

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** ''Film/WatchDogs'' ''WatchDogs'' (TBA): An upcoming film adaptation of the game. Ubisoft has stated that it is directly developing it, along with similar adaptations of all of its major franchises, but has been quiet about it overall. They have confirmed that it is [[DevelopmentHell still in development]] as of 2016.



* ''ComicBook/WatchDogs'' (2019): A comic set in the same universe as the games. It takes place in October of 2016, a year before the events of ''2''.

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* ''ComicBook/WatchDogs'' ''Watch Dogs'' (2019): A comic set in the same universe as the games. It takes place in October of 2016, a year before the events of ''2''.


* SharedUniverse: It's complicated. There are so many overt references to the ''Franchise/AssassinsCreed'' universe, including a direct connection between the first game and ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIV'' in which [[spoiler:Aiden Pearce kills Olivier Garneau]], and a member of the British Brotherhood being a [=DLC=] character for ''Legion''. Ubisoft however claims that the two franchises do ''not'' share a universe, and any implication is simply fanservice. There's also the fact that ''Assassin's Creed'' is actually a video game in the ''Watch_Dogs'' universe; [[RecursiveCanon though, it's also a video game franchise in and of itself]].. [[MindScrew gah]].

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* SharedUniverse: It's complicated. There are so many overt references to the ''Franchise/AssassinsCreed'' universe, including a direct connection between the first game and ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIV'' in which [[spoiler:Aiden Pearce kills Olivier Garneau]], and a member of the British Brotherhood being a [=DLC=] character for ''Legion''. Ubisoft however claims that the two franchises do ''not'' share a universe, and any implication is simply fanservice. There's also the fact that ''Assassin's Creed'' is actually a video game in the ''Watch_Dogs'' universe; [[RecursiveCanon though, it's also a video game franchise in and of itself]].. [[MindScrew gah]]. Even more screwy, Legion has a member of the Assassins as dlc unit.

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* LighterAndSofter: Starting with ''2'', the series has gradually become much more lighthearted in tone, though it still has its dystopian undertones. ''Legion'' in particular has a largely comedic marketing campaign despite trying to be a bit more in-line with the original's darker tone.

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