Ubisoft offers up a link to download the Uplay launcher for PC Watch Dogs players
[Update] We've tried the link below and it downloads fine. However, it still won't log us into Uplay and has even crashed the app a couple of times trying.
Ubisoft has offered up a temporary solution for PC gamers who are waiting to download Watch Dogs.
They have posted a direct link to download the Uplay client app that will allow PC gamers to get started downloading all 30GB of Watch Dogs or just download the app to authenticate their retail version.
Ubisoft are posting status updates on their Uplay issues on the Watch Dogs official Twitter feed.
For those that need to download the Uplay desktop app you can directly download it here.