The sequel to Red Dead Redemption is one of the games the players have been looking forward to for a long time. It seems that we are fairly close to the release of the game, so let’s take a look at the five things you should know about RDR 2!
When Is the Release Date of Red Dead Redemption 2?
It seems that it is definite that Red Dead Redemption 2 will release on October 26, 2018. While that is good news, you should know that Rockstar plans to release the game only for Xbox One and PlayStation 4. There are currently no mentions about the PC version except for an online rumor here and there. As for the console versions, there will be a standard version, as well as Ultimate and Collector’s Editions. As usual, there will be extra content included with special versions, but you can also expect artwork, cards, and even a bandana!
Is This Really a Sequel?
Yes and no. This is the next installment in the RDR franchise, but it is technically a prequel. The events are set over a decade before the timeline of the original game. It will focus on Dutch Van Der Linde and his gang’s confrontations with the law and other gangs.
Who Is the Main Character?
You will play as Arthur Morgan. He is Dutch’s man of trust, as well as the gang’s enforcer. Morgan will need to worry about feeding the gang and keeping everyone happy, but he will also have his portion of moral dilemmas along the way. John Marston, the main character from the original RDR, will also have a role in the plotline as the member of the gang.
Are There Any Trailers?
Yes, there are several trailers that you should check out. The first one is revealing more about the story:
While this one focuses on gameplay:
The second video is relatively fresh, considering that it appeared in August.
Will There Be Online Multiplayer?
Absolutely, Rockstar has confirmed the inclusion of multiplayer. You can expect that there will be team deathmatches and co-op missions. The internet community started rumors about the inclusion of the Battle Royale mode, but that wasn’t officially confirmed by the developers.