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Rockstar Reveals Red Dead Online for Red Dead Redemption 2

Rockstar Reveals Red Dead Online for Red Dead Redemption 2 - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 03 October 2018 / 2,405 Views

Rockstar Games has announced Red Dead Online for Red Dead Redemption 2. It will launch in November, initially as a public beta. It will be free for anyone that owns Red Dead Redemption 2.

Read the press release from Rockstar Games below:

Today we’re excited to announce Red Dead Online, a new online connected experience set against the backdrop of Red Dead Redemption 2's enormous open world.

Red Dead Online is an evolution of the classic multiplayer experience in the original Red Dead Redemption, blending narrative with competitive and cooperative gameplay in fun new ways. Using the gameplay of the upcoming Red Dead Redemption 2 as a foundation, Red Dead Online will be ready to be explored alone or with friends, and will also feature constant updates and adjustments to grow and evolve this experience for all players.

Red Dead Online is planned for launch in November 2018, initially as a public beta, with more news to come soon. As with most online experiences of this size and scale, there will inevitably be some turbulence at launch.  We look forward to working with our amazing and dedicated community to share ideas, help us fix teething problems and work with us to develop Red Dead Online into something really fun and innovative.

Access to Red Dead Online is free to anyone with a copy of Red Dead Redemption 2 on either PlayStation 4 or Xbox One.

Red Dead Redemption 2 will launch for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 26.


 A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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9 Comments

Random_Matt (on 19 September 2018)

Microtransactions and loot boxes incoming.


Bristow9091 (on 20 September 2018)

I mean, after the success they've had with GTA Online, how could anyone NOT expect this, lol


John2290 (on 19 September 2018)

I'm scared.


Mar1217 (on 21 September 2018)

*sigh* T2 comming for your wallet,peeps


The Fury (on 20 September 2018)

Battle Royal incoming. :P


Marth (on 20 September 2018)

There it is. Cat is out of the bag.


ironmanDX (on 19 September 2018)

Please... Please no auto aim for everyone this time rockstar....


Chazore (on 19 September 2018)

Here come the MT's and MP focus


KLAMarine (on 19 September 2018)

Not surprised at all.