San Francisco. Present day.
In the aftermath of Aiden Pearce’s successful shutdown of the Chicago ctOS system, the Blume Corporation quadrupled their efforts. ctOS 2.0 was released from the heart of Silicon Valley, connecting billions of devices and building full digital profiles of every citizen – giving corrupt governments, corporations and criminals the power to hack, track, steal and sell their personal data.
You are Marcus Holloway, a brilliant young hacker and the latest recruit to the San Francisco arm of DedSec. Equipped with an impressive array of skills and tools – including an RC car and a drone – the whole San Francisco Bay Area is your playground, from Silicon Valley to the downtown streets. Break into any electronic device, computer system or vehicle, collect information on every citizen, and infiltrate the infrastructure of an entire city as you fight alongside the hacker community against an immoral establishment.