Watch Dogs 2 trailer introduces the villain, and he's a real Douche [Updated]

Update: Ubisoft has clarified that the villain's name is in fact Dušan. Confirmation of his status as a douchean was not forthcoming, but seems likely.

Original story:

There seems to be some confusion about how exactly the name of the Watch Dogs 2 villain revealed in this Tokyo Game Show trailer is properly spelled. One thing is clear, however. He's a real douche. 

My guess is that PCGamesN has it right at Dušan Nemic, but GamesRadar's  "Douchean" take is infinitely funnier. However it's spelled, the D-Man is the mastermind of Blume and ctOS 2.0, the operating system that runs all of San Francisco (and which you can so deftly bend to your will, a flaw in the design that you'd think somebody would have addressed after the first time this happened). He does yoga, wears a man bun and a Steve Jobs-ean wardrobe, karate-chops his lawyer in the throat, and is apparently a firm believer in the ends justifying the means.   

It's interesting that Nemic talks about bettering the world while uber-hacker Marcus Holloway and his pals are running around with guns, blowing stuff up and crashing cars and helicopters, and yet somehow he's the bad guy. What a crazy, mixed-up world. 

Watch Dogs 2 comes out on November 15. Get a closer look at what's in store with our hands-on preview from June.

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.