Aiden Pearce is the character that kicked off the whole Watch Dogs game, as a hacker in the original title. Though he doesn’t have the level of personality as the second game’s Marcus, Aiden is a capable DedSec hacker who rocks a mean long coat. Here’s how to unlock and play as Aiden Pearce in Watch Dogs: Legion.
Is Aiden Pearce in Watch Dogs: Legion?
Aiden Pearce briefly appeared in Watch Dogs 2 as part of a side-mission. WD2‘s protagonist, Marcus, freed Aiden from a cell. After his escape, it appears Aiden spent five years on the run before going to London.
Yes, Aiden Pearce is in Watch Dogs: Legion. He appears as part of the game’s Season Pass in the “Bloodline” DLC expansion.
How to play as Aiden Pearce in Watch Dogs: Legion
To play as Aiden Pearce in Watch Dogs: Legion, players will need to download the “Bloodline” DLC expansion. This is part of the season pass and continues the story of the Watch Dogs character as he explores London.
Once the Bloodline expansion is out, Aiden Pearce will be unlocked through completing the DLC. In addition to Aiden, players will also unlock Watch Dogs 2‘s Wrench, a mind-controlling operative named Mina, and Darcy, an Assassin’s Creed member. These will likely be Prestige Operatives.
It’s possible that references to Aiden Pearce will be found within the base game, as references and Easter eggs are common in Watch Dogs. This post will be updated with any new findings.
Get enough ETO to make operatives look as cool as Aiden with this money farming guide. Thousands upon thousands of ETO can be earned quickly.
Make room for Aiden Pearce by learning how to delete Operatives in Watch Dogs: Legion. Retiring less useful characters allows players to perfect their arsenal of DedSec hackers.
In the Game Revolution review, Watch Dogs: Legion is described as “Pokemon but with people” and scored highly. Give it a read here.