Temporary fix for Watch Dogs on PS4: 90% loading screen bug available, patch in work says Ubisoft

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Ubisoft has issued a temporary fix for Watch Dogs “90% Loading Bug”. This bug is a nasty one and results in gamers being unable to continue playing the game. It occurs when players download or claim any item via Uplay Store.

Here is what the temporary solution from Ubisoft reads. The publisher has promised to fix this issue permanently via patch which is currently in development at Ubisoft Montreal.

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Step 1:

Back up your Watch_Dogs save data by using the steps listed on Sony’s support page for uploading the data to the Online Storage. If you do not have a PlayStation Plus subscription, follow the steps to copy the save data to a USB storage device, here’s step by step guide detailing how to do it:

Step 2:

Once the data has been moved to the Online Storage or a USB storage device, please uninstall the game from the hard drive. For instructions on how to do that, see below:

  • On the PlayStation dashboard, hover over the Watch_Dogs tile and press the “Options” button on your controller.
  • On the right-hand side of the screen, you should have the option for “Delete”
  • Select this on the next screen select “OK” to delete the game content from the console.
  • Once the content is deleted, move to step 3

Step 3:

Re-install the game to the hard drive and download all patches for the game

Step 4:

Once the game has fully been installed, use the steps listed on Sony’s support page to download your backed up save data back onto your console’s hard drive

Step 5:

Launch the game after the save data has been returned and select “Continue” from the main menu to go back into your game