It’s official! Red Dead Redemption 2 — Rockstar Games’ latest mega-hit game — is headed to PC! While this really shouldn’t come as a shock to everyone given how Rockstar’s games do end up on the PC platform after a few months out initially on consoles, what’s surprising here is the Red Dead Redemption 2 release date is set for November 5 — yes, next month!
The official announcement also lists down bonuses for those who pre-purchase through the Rockstar Games launcher starting October 9.
Enhancements and new story mode content:
The first game in the Red Dead Redemption series to be featured on the PC platform, Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC features a range of graphical and technical enhancements for increased immersion along with new Bounty Hunting Missions, Gang Hideouts, Weapons and more.
Red Dead Online:
Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC also includes free access to the shared living world of Red Dead Online featuring all previously released improvements and the latest content updates for the complete online experience including Frontier Pursuits and the specialist Roles of Bounty Hunter, Trader and Collector for players to progress through and earn unique rewards.
Pre-purchase bonuses with the Rockstar Games Launcher:
Pre-purchases for Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC begin at 11AM ET on October 9th exclusively on the Rockstar Games Launcher through October 22nd, with a limited time offer during this period of two free Rockstar Games PC titles from the following:
- Grand Theft Auto III
- Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
- Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
- Bully: Scholarship Edition
- L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition
- Max Payne 3: The Complete Edition
Pre-purchases made on the Rockstar Games Launcher also include free upgrades to the Premium Editions of Red Dead Redemption 2, with both the Special Edition and Ultimate Edition discounted by $20 each.
Further pre-purchase bonuses via the Rockstar Games Launcher include:
- Outlaw Survival Kit for Story Mode
- War Horse for Story Mode
- Treasure Map for Story Mode
- Cash Bonus for Story Mode
- 50 Gold Bars for Red Dead Online
Rockstar Games has also confirmed that Red Dead Redemption 2 will also be out on the Epic Games store, Greenman Gaming, Humble Bundle, GameStop, and additional digital retailers starting October 23 (available on Steam in December) with a pre-order bonus of 25 Gold Bars for Red Dead Online.
There’s a ton of Red Dead Redemption 2 coverage here on MP1st that PC players can dig into for some of the game’s secrets and whatnot. Of course, we’re excited to see what datamined info PC players might uncover once the game’s out on PC.