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Ubisoft pushed Sony to integrate social features into the PlayStation 4

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Ubisoft pushed Sony to integrate social features into the PlayStation 4, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot told Kotaku in a recent interview.

According to Guillemot, Sony approached Ubisoft for feature requests it wanted in the next-generation console. The CEO said Ubisoft's response was "We want social, we want all the things that exist on PC to be possible on a console." The video game corporation pushed the electronics giant for the sharing and social features in the belief they will be the major components of next-generation consoles.

"The other part that has been growing fast has been all the social-all the connections-the fact that you can update your content very quickly...all of those things [are things] we wanted them to bring in," Guillemot told Kotaku. "We really pushed for them to make those things happen, because we think it's the two combined that will make this generation a good generation."

Guillemot said that Ubsoft also want the mobile-like capabilities to snack game and for gamers to play from anywhere they want.

Ubisoft's Watch Dogs will release on PlayStation 4. The Ubisoft Montreal-developed title will also launch on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and is confirmed for Wii U.