Red Dead Online Update This Week – New Showdown Variation, Collector Bonuses & More

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It’s another week, and another update for Red Dead Online! For the Red Dead Online update this week, players can expect a new variation of the Showdown Mode, boosts in Bounties, clothing discounts and more.

Red Dead Online update this week – March 31, 2020:

  • A new variation of the Showdown Mode, Name Your Weapon, featuring new weapon loadouts and point values
  • Select Limited-Time Clothing has returned to the Wheeler, Rawson & Co. Catalogue, including: The Gator HatSquat Stovepipe Top Hat, and more
  • All Bounties are now paying 50% more RDO$, including Legendary Bounties
  • Collectors are getting a 100% bonus on Role XP in: The Condor Egg and Salvage Collector Free Roam Events, plus on the sale of any full set of Collectibles
  • New Bounty Hunter and Collector discounts: 5 Gold Bars off either the Collector’s Bag or the Bounty Hunter License, plus 80% off Collector Maps, 70% off Criollo and Breton horses, 50% off Collector and Bounty Hunter clothing, and 40% off the Bounty Wagon
  • Ongoing rank-based rewards and PlayStation Plus member benefits

Gator Hat and more limited-time clothing items return!

There is a batch of clothing items making their return to the Wheeler, Rawson & Co. Catalogue, for a limited-time only, including:

  • Gator Hat
  • Squat Stovepipe Top Hat
  • Winter Shotgun Coat
  • Benbow Jacket
  • Ortega Vest
  • Tied Pants
  • Strickland Boots
  • Calhoun Boots
  • Vaquero Baroque Spurs

There’s a new Showdown Mode called “Name Yout Weapon.”

Show off your weapon wielding skills in this new variation where the trickier the weapon you use to land the killing blow, the more points you get. Featuring new and more volatile weapon loadouts, new point values, and more explosions.

Players will receive a 50 percent cash bonus on all Bounty payouts uncluding Legendary Bounties. Collectors will get 100 percent bonus on Role XP for the Condor Egg and Salvage Collector Free Roam Events, and on sales of any complete Sets.

Running up to April 6, here are the special rank-based rewards:

  • REACH RANK 10: Receive a free Hunting Bow & an offer for 50% off a Shotgun of your choice.
  • REACH RANK 20: An Offer for 5 Gold Bars off the Bounty Hunter License and an offer for 50% off a Revolver of your choice.
  • REACH RANK 30: A Reward for a free Machete and an offer for 50% off any Repeater.
  • REACH RANK 40: An Offer for 40% off a Stable Stall and an Offer for 40% off any Horse at the Stables.
  • REACH RANK 50: A Reward for one Free Character Appearance Change, an Offer for 50% off Coats below Rank 15 and an Offer for 40% off a Tent.
  • REACH RANK 60: All players beyond Rank 60 will receive a Reward for a free Navy Revolver, Offers for 40% off a Camp Dog and 50% off a Stable Stall, and 5 Free Moonshine Mash Refills.

As fir discounts, there’s five Gold Bars discount on the cost of either the Collector’s Bag or the Bounty Hunter License, plus 80 percent off all Collector Maps, 70 percent off Criollo and Breton horses, 50 percent off all Collector and Bounty Hunter clothing, and 40 percent off the Bounty Wagon.

Stay tuned next week for another update on Red Dead Online’s events and discounts.

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