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The 5 Best PS4 & Xbox One Game Companion Apps Out Right Now

A quick look at five companion apps worth checking out right now by on June 20, 2014  

As video games continue to grow and expand, many developers are creating smartphone companion apps to go along with the game. The following companion apps for PS4 and Xbox One go a long way toward enhancing the gameplay and the experience inside the game.

Watch Dogs ctOS

The official companion app for Watch Dogs is ctOS. The app allows users to takeover Chicago and the Chicago police. They also play the role of a hacker and can impede the progress of their opponents. They can change a stoplight to cause a car crash, create roadblocks, and even take over a helicopter to track down their opponents.

Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag

Users who download the companion app to Assassin’s Creed 4 can sync it with their real game. From there, they can use the interactive map to see the mission objectives, view treasure maps, scout routes, give orders, and collect loot. Gamers can also use to the app as a second screen to view menus without having to pause their own game.

Titanfall

The Titanfall Companion App is available on devices that run on Android. Users can check their stats on playing time, total kills, and favorite weapons. They can also learn more about the Titanfall universe, weapons, characters, maps, and controls. The second-screen map allows users to track their teammates and find out where the action is in real-time.

Call of Duty: Ghosts

Within the companion app for Call of Duty: Ghosts users can select weapons, customize their soldiers, and change perks and loadouts. They can stay on top of what’s going on in the game, as well as track their own progress and achievements. There’s also a second screen feature where players can view in-game stats of ongoing battles. This is very helpful for leaders to manage groups and actions.

DC Universe Online

The companion app for DC Universe Online creates a central area where users can get access to the social media accounts and forums for the game. Users can also use the app to communicate with fellow players. Additionally, they can access equipment and item guides, see stats for their character, as well as see stats and equipment of other players.

For gamers who are looking to enhance their games, unlock special features, and communicate with their fellow players, these companion apps are a great addition. With these apps, they can open up a whole new world to their favorite games.

What companion apps are you using to enhance your gameplay? Have your say in the comments section below. 

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