Friday, November 30, 2018

Red Dead Online Beta Live Now

Red Dead Online Beta is now open to everyone who owns Red Dead Redemption 2 on PS4 or Xbox One.

Although many players are already exploring the online multiplayer mode of Western action-adventure game Red Dead Redemption 2 from developer/publisher Rockstar Games for the past few days, some were sitting ducks waiting for their turn.

Rockstar has allowed owners of RDR2 Ultimate Edition to cut in early into the Red Dead Online Beta, while others were waiting a day or two more but for many, that was too much to wait for and finally, everyone who owns a copy of the game can jump in starting today.

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Red Dead Online Beta Live Now

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Experience the vast landscape of RDR2 full of cities, town and the folks in it shared with other players. The developers have blended what they learned over the recent years with the classic multiplayer elements from original Red Dead Redemption.

The open world of the game is for you to explore on your own or with friends in a Posse, set up camps or take on cooperative story-based missions. You may come across strangers that you can hurt or help and go to hunting or fishing as you like.

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Vibrant Open World

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In your spare time, players can even bond with their horse but everyone should always look out for a sudden ambush at all times. Based on your behavior, choices and decisions, your honor will go high or low. Even your natural interaction with the horse counts.

Because whether you take a grave decision or choose to act kindly, the world around you will respond in time through subtly different ways. Also, depending on the current honor state of a player, certain missions will reveal themselves to you.

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Honor and Outlaws

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With the inclusion of online multiplayer mode, gameplay becomes more competitive and the Beta has 5 new modes at start with so much more to come in future. You can go to races with your trusted steed from one point to another or for open races throughout the map.

While you are at it, you can get the taste of some classic gunfight modes and get the most number of kills before time runs out. Battle royale tests players with a bow and arrows or throwing knives to become last one standing in "Make it Count".

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Red Chestnut Arabian Horse

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As you rise on top of the scoreboard with each kill and become the Most Wanted, everyone else will come after you to score high points for killing you. Secure a territory with your group and then compete with others for points or just straight up start capturing the ones others have.

Players on PlayStation 4 should rejoice as they get some Early Access content for Red Dead Online. Pick up the Grizzlies Outlaw outfit for a rugged look, claim Red Chestnut Arabian Horse from any Stable and swing on the High Roller Double-Action Revolver.

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High Roller Double-Action Revolver

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Modify your abilities according to your gameplay style and customize your character as you want before you head out into the vast map of Red Dead Redemption 2. Since this is the beta of online multiplayer, there could be bugs and issues at first but Rockstar Games will eventually work them out.

American countryside is about to get wilder now that many outlaws are joining in with the roll out of Red Dead Online and you might just find the right place within them that fits you whether you are joining the adventure from PS4 or Xbox One.