Showing posts with label Red Dead Redemption 2. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Red Dead Redemption 2. Show all posts

Friday, April 12, 2019

Xbox One Spring Sale 2019

Microsoft Store offers great deals on consoles, games, Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Live Gold in Spring Sale 2019.

Kicking right off from today, Xbox One Spring Sale 2019 returns with bunch of sweet deals on popular video games and other Xbox related service at Microsoft Store. You would be wise to check out if there are any deals for you to pick up as long as it lasts.

Even PC gamers can leverage this occasion by bagging something they like or grab some gaming accessories. Whether it is some AAA-title you have been waiting to get your hands on for some time or a select Xbox console bundle, you can have it all before April 22.

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Xbox One Spring Sale 2019

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One of the prime highlights of Microsoft Spring Sale 2019 is a monthly deal on Xbox Game Pass service that will let any new and returning customers to immediately sign up for three months membership by simply spending $1 only.

Usually what they offered up for a buck is a single month worth of subscription and then charge you $9.99 only per month. Plus, there is tons of different game to try out for so little amount and it can't possibly get any better than this for sure.

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Xbox Game Pass Deal of The Year

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Only a few days ago, they added titles like Life is Strange 2, Monster Hunter: World, Prey, Resident Evil 5 and The Walking Dead: A New Frontier to their ever-growing library of games that has over 100 great titles in collection.

You can otherwise consider signing up for Xbox Live Gold that offers you four free games with multiplayer experience and up to 50-75% savings. Get started for only $1 now to receive 1000 coins in Apex Legends and get up to 10% over titles from running sale.

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Get $10 Off Select Controllers

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Want to save a whooping $100 on a select Xbox One console? Fallout 76 Xbox One X 1TB Bundle can be yours for $399 only, available in Robot White Special Edition or Standard Black and they both comes with bonus digital codes.

To add some unique colorful controllers into your collection, visit Xbox Design Lab and customize an Xbox Wireless Controller, which lets you save $5. Or simply browse and pick one from select group that would still cut you $10 off on full price.

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Xbox Live Gold and Apex Legends Coins for $1

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A great big perk of Microsoft Spring Sale is that you can just snag an entire game franchise of your choice that would even give you an overall discount to cherish and there is no better time to look for a series you have been looking forward to. So, why wait?

Our biggest take away from this Spring Sale is a complete 75% discount of games like Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Gears of War 4, Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris, Madden NFL 19 and Watch Dogs 2, which is a great point to start from.

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Arkane Studios have made a name with their 2012 stealth action-adventure game Dishonored and its sequels. Definitive Edition of original Dishonored game with Dishonored 2 and Dishonored: Death of the Outsider is now available on 40% off.

Better yet, either select Dishonored Complete Collection for all three releases in one bunch or just take Prey + Dishonored 2 Bundle to experience another game from Arkane, which is a first-person shooter launched in 2017.

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Although post-apocalyptic action RPG title Fallout 76 didn't turn out as expected, you can still secure a Standard Edition or Tricentennial Edition at 25% off. The latter will give you 500 bonus Atoms, weapons customization and other in-game items.

Those who favor earlier releases of the franchise may choose Fallout 3 and Fallout 4 by Bethesda Softworks or go for Fallout: New Vegas spin-off game by Obsidian Entertainment, all brought to you for a 40% price cut.

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Western action-adventure game Red Dead Redemption 2 comes at 25% off on both Standard and Special Edition. You can snag onto Ultimate Edition for 30% and then step into the boots of John Marston by Red Dead Redemption at a 57%.

Since Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order has just been revealed; you can help yourself into hyping up with Star Wars Battlefront Ultimate Edition at 67% and either of Star Wars Battlefront II or Star Wars Battlefront: Hoth Bundle at 60% for getting both and more.

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Aside from Xbox consoles and games, there are some offers on other accessories and all of these great deals will only last until April 22, 2019. Other than heading over to Microsoft Store online, people are encouraged to visit retail locations as well.

Some of these big-name titles are offering first-time discounts since launch for Xbox Spring Sale 2019 and moreover, there are some popular titles from Xbox 360 era that are now backwards compatible on Xbox One with insane discount rates.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Red Dead Online Beta Update Out Now

Rockstar Games deployed new update for Red Dead Online beta and players on PlayStation 4 get early access.

Since the release on October 2018, Western action-adventure game Red Dead Redemption 2 became one of the most successful games for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One platforms by developer/publisher Rockstar Games till date.

A beta version of its online multiplayer mode Red Dead Online was released back in November 2018 and it obviously had some issues to deal with. After listening to their community for some time, the first big batch of RDO update is released.

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Red Dead Online Beta Update Out Now

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Aside from in-game improvements requested by players, the patch added clothing, gameplay adjustments and weapons to begin with. Due to a partnership with Sony, owners of PS4 will have early access to a bunch of contents.

A major change in the inventory of shops and catalogs will be noticed following the update. More than 150 new clothing accessories and pieces including variants of Diamondback Hat, double-breasted Hartman jacket, gloves, vests and much more are added.

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New Clothing Items

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Brand-new deadly weapon Jawbone Knife can be your next pick to gut your opponents in close combat. This bad boy has a handle carved from the remains of dead animal jaw can be found near Emerald Ranch, Rhodes, Saint Denis, Thieves Landing and Van Horn Trading Post.

Players on PlayStation platform gets to sink their teeth on Special Series before anyone else and you can simply join by finding diamond icon on the map or through quick join menu. Also don't forget to greet your fellows or taunt your unfriendly rivals with three new emote.

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The Jawbone Knife

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When playing the Open Target Races mode, you will be participating on horseback against 15 others to takedown a series of checkpoints throughout the map in preferred order you deem fit. Wisely use your conserved ammo to take down any competitors that becomes a threat.

Focus on your speed, put emphasis on your marksmanship with a bow and arrow while displaying your unique racing skills to secure victory. Having a determined mindset of taking the lead in this contest to win is the key to success.

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Open Target Races

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Three new Showdown Modes; Plunder, Spoils of War and Up in Smoke arrives as part of new competitive gameplay. Free roam event Fool's Gold allows you to don a golden suit of steel armor and earn points for both making kills and surviving.

As Rockstar Games continues to expand their Red Dead Online beta phase with new content and updates, there will be varied new weekly bonuses to reward the continuation of playing with a promise of much more to add in future updates.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 is Discounted on Amazon

Amazon and GameStop are offering a 33% discount on physical copies of Red Dead Redemption 2 on PS4 and Xbox One.

After being praised by gamers and every major critic online, Western action-adventure game Red Dead Redemption 2 from developer/publisher Rockstar Games continued ruling the market following launch on October 26, 2018 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Many who already waited long for RDR2 to come out last year has either pre-ordered or picked after release when they could. However, patient players who waited or couldn't get it back then are going to be rewarded now that the game is discounted on Amazon.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 is Discounted on Amazon

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Currently, you can get the physical copy both PS4 and Xbox version of Red Dead Redemption 2 for $39.99 only at 33% price-off on Amazon and GameStop outlets. If you have been looking for some time to pick this title for yourself, this would be a great time.

Players can still go for a digital download version of course, which is going to cost $59.99 of your money and looks like, you are being rewarded with this discount deal to save $20 off your wallet for picking up a physical copy.

RELATED: Red Dead Redemption 2 Hits 17 Million Sales

Considering the game never really sinked their price tag to this low since launch, it would be a good idea to grab one while you can. Besides, people are still engaged with online multiplayer mode of the game, Red Dead Online even after finishing the story mode.

Seeing the overwhelming hype among fans for RDR2 even before it got out, Amazon and GameStop may have stockpiled with too many physical version of the game and now after a while, they are freeing up precious warehouse space by offering reduced price.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Red Dead Online Battle Royale Mode Gun Rush Live Now

Red Dead Online gets a more action-focused Battle Royale mode Gun Rush today, which is a 32-player fight for survival.

Battle Royale genre of games is not seeing the same traction it once saw with games like Fortnite and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. Later, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 managed to show some potential for a while though with the release of their Blackout mode.

Western action-adventure game Red Dead Redemption 2 however took the most unique take on the category with their online multiplayer component Red Dead Online where players duke it out among them using bow and arrows or a bunch of throwing knives.

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Red Dead Online Battle Royale Mode Gun Rush Live Now

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Although the known online multiplayer mode of RDR2 is still in beta phase after launching on November 2018, developer/publisher Rockstar Games released a brand-new update to make battle royale more interesting and take it to a bigger scale.

Titled Gun Rush, the newly introduced mode pits a maximum of 32 players into the same Wild West where the story of Arthur Morgan took place, to fight till the last person standing in an ever-shrinking area as they look for weapons and ammunition.

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The previously existed game mode "Make It Count" was an interesting take on the genre but on a much smaller scale that didn't rely much on weapons for survival but the updated game mode takes things to a more action-packed, intensified extent.

Rockstar also plans to bring in changes like bounty upgrades for committing crimes and Parley system to deal with feuds in structured manner. These balances will be implemented mostly to deal with aggressive players and grievance.

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Avoid Aggressive Players

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Of course RDR2 version of battle royale is not heading towards the weird building mechanics in the middle of a fight like Fortnite Battle Royale or forcing players to face poor optimization and performance issues like PUBG. They are keeping it to a manageable number of 32 players to have everything under control.

Another change they are planning to make for Red Dead Online is altering the way player blips in the map to make it more difficult to detect player locations within long distances unless they start killing indiscriminately and then the blip gets darken so that others can identify them.

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Rockstar Games are planning to stay in beta phase for another few months and offer new events, modes and story missions in the mean time. Red Dead Redemption 2 is out and available for everyone on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Exclusive items like Alligator Skin Ranch Cutter Saddle, Red Chestnut Arabian Horse and the High Roller Double-Action Revolver came as PS4 Early Access content earlier. Starting from today, players on Xbox One can access those items as well.

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.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Red Dead Online Battle Royale Revealed

Leave your guns behind and pick up some bows or knives to enter Red Dead Online battle royale arena!

It's been over a month that developer/publisher Rockstar Games released their most anticipated title of the year, Red Dead Redemption 2 that led to huge sales and stellar reviews. The online multiplayer mode, Red Dead Online also started today for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Earlier, there was buzz of the multiplayer to feature a battle royale-like mode but many has laughed it off because almost every game out there these days have a mode like that but now there is more evidence on social media to back that rumor up.

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Red Dead Online Battle Royale Revealed

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Recently, a list of activities from RDO has been posted on Twitter by illogical Mods ahead of the beta's launch that supports the theory of battle royale.



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The list reveals the inclusion of a few jobs, races and the most talked about battle royale mode. Even though Rockstar is joining the trend like many others, they are keeping their word of not being a "copycat" unlike every other big title from the genre.

Make It Count pits up to 32 players on a shrinking area for a last man standing confrontation but this is not your typical battle royale mode where you engage in a shootout. Instead of any six shooters, you are only armed with bows or knives as weapons.

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Depending on where you stand at the moment, you can have either one of them to duke it out with fellow outlaws. For instance, you will end up with the bow if you are playing in Saint Denis Plantation and Tall Trees. Stillwater Creek and Strawberry hands you throwing knives.

A cowboy conflict is often sorted out with some shootout but throwing bows and knives in exchange for guns was a good twist though. Restricting players to silent weapons like these put more emphasis on stealth and thus, creates more tension.

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Cowboy Battle Royale

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The developers also created a few bounty jobs, where you interact with a character named Horley and take tasks like hunting down outlaws or avenge the death of a man for his widow. He will also introduce you to horse thief Clay Davies to learn bits of rustling trade.

Players can also engage in various activities the massive map of single player campaign with friends or just go solo. If you miss shootout then there will be a lot of scopes for that regarding battles over territories. Otherwise, what's the point of including the vast amount of weapons in the game?

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May be it is too early to say this but Red Dead Online make a very good move by taking a more stealthy approach to battle royale, which many of the games are not following these days at all. The best part is that, it completely removes any issue that may rise with weapon balance problems.

However, Rockstar may eventually add the traditional battle royale gameplay mechanics in future though. Red Dead Redemption 2 is only rolling out its online multiplayer in beta form but it will take some more time for all players to join the full experience it has to offer.

Red Dead Redemption 2: Undead Nightmare Teased?

Evidence is found within Red Dead Redemption 2 that clearly suggests for a second Undead Nightmare DLC.

The original Red Dead Redemption had a standalone expansion pack titled Undead Nightmare that added a zombie horror-themed single-player campaign, multiplayer modes and cosmetics. Players really loved this idea of an alternate reality take on the game.

When Red Dead Redemption 2 launched a month ago as a prequel to the Western-themed action-adventure title from 2010, everyone wondered to themselves that whether or not developer/publisher Rockstar Games will release the DLC campaign for RDR2.

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Red Dead Redemption 2: Undead Nightmare Teased?

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Recently, evidence were found and shared on social media that suggests a second Undead Nightmare DLC on its way. Reddit user BrodytheBeast20 found a creepy Easter egg in a well near Tall Trees that is a direct nod to the acclaimed horror experience.

Although many players are already done with the story campaign and jumped into multiplayer mode Red Dead Online, we would like to warn you that if you haven't finished the game and want to stay away from any spoilers, you should hold your horses here.

WARNING: THE FOLLOWING CONTAINS POTENTIAL SPOILERS FOR RED DEAD REDEMPTION 2.

Awright, just like the previous title, RDR2 features a playable epilogue where a substitute main character takes place of the protagonist and the control is switched. The game shifts control from Arthur Morgan to John Marston and taking him down to a well in Tall Trees will lead you to the following.



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This hint is more than obvious and a bit on the nose but you can still see it in the dark deep down the well if you light it up with a lantern. Moving the camera angle will show a skeletal-face of Marston, which clearly resembles to the promotional image of the Undead Nightmare DLC.

Now it could either be a simple nod to the original campaign or it could simply foreshadowing his tragic ending after he put up a valiant last stand at the end of the Red Dead Redemption. If this is nothing but a reference to the past, then there is not much to be excited for.

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Undead Nightmare was a lengthy playthrough set in the original map of RDR creating a different world with familiar characters. The prequel may follow the same formula to cook up a zombie thriller starring John Marston as playable hero once again.

Aside from an engaging storyline and gameplay, Red Dead Redemption 2 is full of Easter eggs here and there. If one of them turns out to be a tease for an upcoming expansion, it would really be great and would be a better plan than the ones you keep hearing from Dutch.

Red Dead Online Beta Begins Tomorrow

Early access to Red Dead Redemption 2 multiplayer mode Red Dead Online Beta begins tomorrow, November 27.

Right after Western action-adventure game Red Dead Redemption 2 from developer/publisher Rockstar Games is released for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 26, people might have forgotten that there is a real world out there and got lost into the open world of the game.

Now that many have finished playing the main game, players are now waiting for its online multiplayer mode, Red Dead Online. Rockstar has announced to launch the beta on November 27, 5:30 AM PT and only will open up to the owners of RDR2 Ultimate Edition.

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Red Dead Online Beta Begins Tomorrow

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The next day, on November 28, those who played the game on the very date of release can access the beta. Then on November 29, it will welcome players who joined the rodeo in first three days of release, which is October 26 to 29.

Finally on Friday, November 30, everyone worldwide gets to join the online multiplayer for party. The studio is highly optimistic about delivering a classic multiplayer experience full of cohesive narrative and cooperative gameplay.

RELATED: Red Dead Redemption 2 PS4 Early Access Content

Much like GTA Online, players can create and customize their own characters and use the full map of RDR2. You can go solo or play the mode with up to seven other players to join a posse that goes out for hunting and fishing together.

Some of the camp system from the main game will be available in the mode and you are allowed to attack rival gangs in their hideouts or fight other players. There are even rumors of including some kind of battle royale mode but that has yet to be confirmed.

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Form or Join a Posse

RELATED: Red Dead Redemption 2 Launch Trailer

Initially Rockstar Games revealed only bits of details about the mode ahead of its release that both casual and seasoned players can enjoy regardless. In the mean time, it would be nice seeing the studio getting rid of the bugs and glitches to make Red Dead Redemption 2 as smooth as possible.

With constant updates and adjustments, the experience of multiplayer through Red Dead Online has the potential to make the franchise an exceptional commercial success as it will continue to grow for the community over time.