Showing posts with label Red Dead Online. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Red Dead Online. Show all posts

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Xbox Game Pass to Add Red Dead Redemption 2

Xbox Game Pass to add Red Dead Redemption 2 next month for Game Pass Ultimate members, with access to Red Dead Online.

One of the most-anticipated releases of 2018, Western action-adventure game Red Dead Redemption 2 from developer/publisher Rockstar Games made its debut on consoles and sold over 29 million copies worldwide till date.

In an epic revelation, Microsoft has announced to bring this masterpiece to their monthly subscription-based service Xbox Game Pass next month on May 7, which players can preload on consoles now using companion mobile app.

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Xbox Game Pass to Add Red Dead Redemption 2

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RDR2 takes place during Wild West era of 1899, revolving around outlaw Arthur Morgan and his associates in Van der Linde gang who on the run from bounty hunters and federal agents while trying to survive by robbing or stealing and fight.

Rockstar Games received universal praise for story-telling approach of RDR2 and its open-world gameplay experience. Their attention to extensive details to all of its beloved characters and settings from Western roots was impressive.

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Game Pass has added console version of 2013 action-adventure game Grand Theft Auto V, one of the best-selling video game of all time by Rockstar Games to their lineup back in January without making a fuss about it in advance.

Similarly, they are currently adding only Xbox One version of Red Dead Redemption 2 to Xbox Game Pass library that includes story mode, Photo Mode feature and access to multiplayer component Red Dead Online for all members.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Red Dead Online Offers 5 Gold Bars for April 2020

Rockstar Games is giving out five free gold bars reward for simply playing Red Dead Online until April 14.

In spite of having a rocky launch back in 2019, developer/publisher Rockstar Games made significant improvements to Red Dead Online, multiplayer component for Western-themed action-adventure title Red Dead Redemption 2 over time.

Rockstar was already hosting daily challenges of three days for special rewards and an ongoing double XP event. Today, they have announced to offer 5 Gold Bars for free to any players who would simply log in before April 14, 2020.

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Red Dead Online Offers 5 Gold Bars for April 2020

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Not only can you earn five of them, you can also receive 10 special health cures, 10 special miracle tonics, 10 special snake oils and 20 incendiary buckshot slugs by taking part in "Daily Challenge Multiplier" for three days in a row.

Right after completion of third RDO multiplier daily challenge, players will be receiving their earned rewards within next forty-eight hours. Then be sure to collect your due gifts from personal Camp Lockbox or in-game Post Office.

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Red Dead Online allows players to buy almost all of its content using in-game money or shiny gold bars. In exchange for this premium currency, you can purchase clothing, horses and weapons to outfit your custom character with.

Right now, RDO in-game catalog is having a great sale on many items like pants, pistols, ponchos, shirts and war horses available until April 13. Therefore, you can go out for a complete makeover as you have a few gold bars to spare.

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Even though all Rockstar employees are currently forced to work remotely from isolation of home due to recent outbreak of Coronavirus, players of Red Dead Online are still receiving regular fixes, updates and continued support.

Rockstar Games is also donating a percentage of profits earned from Grand Theft Auto Online and Red Dead Online to COVID-19 relief efforts. Maybe players will be enticed to spend more money on items when they finally ran out of free gold.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Specs and Story Mode Content

Rockstar Games reveals new details on Red Dead Redemption 2 PC version, high-definition screenshots and specs.

Last week, official announcement for PC version of Western action-adventure game Red Dead Redemption 2 was made by developer/publisher Rockstar Games out of nowhere and it proved a long-running rumor to be true after all.

Arriving on November 5 for PC platform, RDR2 is currently up for pre-order exclusively through Rockstar Games Launcher. A bunch of new graphical and performance improvements are added to make this an ultimate version of the game.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Specs and Story Mode Content

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You get to pick any two Rockstar Games classic PC titles as pre-order bonus for purchasing your copy using their own launcher before October 22.

  • Bully: Scholarship Edition
  • Grand Theft Auto III
  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
  • L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition
  • Max Payne 3: The Complete Edition

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Players will become eligible to receive special bonuses for placing their pre-order though Rockstar launcher within above-mentioned date. Besides, PC version is already getting some extra stuff that was not part of console release.

Upgrades like cash bonus, Le Trésor des Morts treasure map, outlaw survival kit and war horse will be included for Story mode. Additionally, 50 Gold Bars comes as in-game currency for RDR2 multiplayer component Red Dead Online.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Version Pre-Order Bonus

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On top of every piece of extra digital content, Rockstar launcher will give you $20 instant discount on both Special Edition and Ultimate Edition. This exclusive price off will not be available for any other third-party outlets ever.

Red Dead Redemption 2 will be available on other digital storefronts like Epic Games Store, GameStop, Greenman Gaming and Humble Store from October 23 but its Steam release however, is delayed to December 2019.

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Ultimate Arthur Morgan Epic

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Rockstar Games intends to utilize full power of PC platform to bring their detailed world of Arthur Morgan and Van der Linde gang to life. They worked on high quality lighting, improved reflection and better shadow resolutions for great immersion.

Part of its graphical enhancements offers HDR support, so that you can enjoy 4K resolution and go beyond with display setup. On top of superior frame-rates, multi-monitor and widescreen configurations are added as well.

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Improved Snow Trails

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PC version getting bonus content starts with three new Bounty Hunter missions, two gang hideouts and treasure maps in Story mode. A couple of collectible trinket items would increase your horse bonding experience, looted ammo and more.

Newly included weapons arsenal comes with Evans Repeater, High Roller revolver, Le Mat revolver and M1899 pistol. Except for M1899 semi-automatic handgun, all three new additions were previously exclusive to RDO.

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New Story Mode Weapons

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Wild horse variations will feature new horse Buttermilk Buckskin Kentucky Saddler, Few Spot Appaloosa, Gold Palomino Tennessee Walker, Liver Chestnut Morgan and Warped Brindle Arabian within assorted herds.

Also, war horse Perlino Andalusian and Red Chestnut Arabian are making their way to RDR2 from the world of Red Dead Online. An official trailer for upcoming PC release will arrive very soon and it will be in 4K at 60 FPS.

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New Wild Horse Variations

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Rockstar Games have specified varied CPU requirements to run Red Dead Redemption 2 for best possible performance.

Minimum Requirements:

OS:  Windows 7 - Service Pack 1 (6.1.7601)
Processor:  Intel Core i5-2500K / AMD FX-6300
Memory:  8 GB
Graphics Card:  Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 2 GB/AMD Radeon R9 280 3 GB
HDD Space:  150 GB
Sound Card:  DirectX compatible

Recommended Requirements:

OS:  Windows 10 - April 2018 Update (v1803)
Processor:  Intel Core i7-4770K/AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
Memory:  12 GB
Graphics Card:  Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB/AMD Radeon RX 480 4 GB
HDD Space:  150 GB
Sound Card:  DirectX compatible

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When Rockstar Games Launcher was revealed for PC games last month, it became pretty evident that the studio is most likely to add some high-profile titles from their catalog and an announcement for RDR2 came shortly afterwards.

Red Dead Redemption 2 was originally launched for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles in October 2018. A year later, Rockstar decided to release it on PC and it is also going to be a launch title for streaming platform Google Stadia.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 Announced for PC

After many leaks and rumors, Rockstar Games has finally announced Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC, dated for next month.

Although Western action-adventure game Red Dead Redemption 2 was announced and launched for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles by developer/publisher Rockstar Games, fans were asking for a PC version all along.

With a series of speculation, found hint within codes and through many other means, people were speculating a port. Rockstar has officially announced today that RDR2 will be arriving on PC platform on November 5, 2019.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Announced for PC

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Starting from October 9, 8:00 AM PT/11:00 AM ET, pre-order will exclusively become available through Rockstar Games Launcher. Players who would make purchase through their client will receive special bonuses and free games.

Other in-game incentives include cash bonus, outlaw survival kit, treasure map and war horse for Story mode. 50 Gold Bars will be given to you in multiplayer component Red Dead Online, which can be used as in-game currency.

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Placing your pre-order for RDR2 via Rockstar launcher before October 22 will allow you to pick any two of following classic PC titles for free.

  • Bully: Scholarship Edition
  • Grand Theft Auto III
  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
  • L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition
  • Max Payne 3: The Complete Edition

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From October 23, players will be able to pre-order the game from Epic Games Store, GameStop, Greenman Gaming, Humble Store and other digital distribution outlets with an exception of Steam, where RDR2 will be available on December.

Only 25 Gold Bars for RDO will be offered as pre-purchase bonus, which is significantly less compared to official Rockstar launcher. Also, Special Edition and Ultimate Edition will not likely be discounted for $20 on third-party storefronts.

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Last month, Rockstar has launched their own video game launcher for PC platform with a free copy of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas offered for free and those who haven't yet downloaded yet have until October 8 to claim the giveaway.

Other than PC version, RDR2 will come to Google Stadia on November as a launch title but a definitive launch date is yet to be confirmed. Rockstar Games will be revealing details on hardware requirements and more very soon.

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Aside from graphical and technical improvements, new story mode content like bounty hunting missions, gang hideouts, weapons and more are added to it. Players can venture into the shared world of Red Dead Online as well with all updates.

Red Dead Redemption 2 marks the third entry in Red Dead series and a prequel to 2010 game Red Dead Redemption. Also, this is the first ever game from known franchise to be featured on PC platform due to huge fan demand.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Red Dead Online May Have Teased Undead Nightmare

Rockstar Games may be teasing Undead Nightmare for Red Dead Online with zombies showing up in-game.

Within a month after launch on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Western-themed action-adventure smash-hit title Red Dead Redemption 2 has added its multiplayer component Red Dead Online but it failed to be just as successful.

After brand-new Frontier Pursuits update is deployed earlier this month, many players have reported sighting of zombies in RDO and skeptical fans theorizes that developer/publisher Rockstar Games is teasing Undead Nightmare.

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Red Dead Online May Have Teased Undead Nightmare

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It starts with one Redditor noticing dead bodies lying around near swamp area after last week's update, which he originally thought to be a glitch. Then some more corpses were found that has pale blue skin and doesn't seem like glitch anymore.

The first zombie NPC that was ever sighted near swamp was not lying down and had grayish skin color. Also, Halloween is only months away from now, so it is possible that Rockstar is cooking something for their cowboy adventure.

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Image of that creepy-looking zombie lady is made it to Twitter and players started speculating about it on social media.


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Couple of more blue-skinned dead bodies found near Armadillo, which could later serve as a ground zero for an outbreak. They were all lying in a small hole in the ground for a while and couple of them was on a nearby wagon.

There is once instance where there are two glowing green-eyed dead bodies in a house that has been viciously murdered with their clothes and skin torn. Either it was a robber that killed them or an infected person before then they start turning.

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Now whether their implementation is of a DLC expansion of original Red Dead Redemption or just a limited time event for upcoming Halloween season is not clear to anyone yet but these piles of corpses are real source of spook.

Rockstar launched Undead Nightmare as a paid DLC with single-player missions, events as well as some multiplayer game modes on Halloween of 2010 and within the premise of Red Dead Online, something similar is very much possible.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Red Dead Online: Frontier Pursuits Out Now

Frontier Pursuits goes live adding new adjustments, specialist roles, Outlaw Pass and more to Red Dead Online.

Though Western-themed action-adventure game Red Dead Redemption 2 was able to see some crazy success on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, its multiplayer component Red Dead Online has been struggling to meet that same height.

Earlier this month, developer/publisher Rockstar Games announced to release a brand-new update on September 10. Today, Frontier Pursuits goes live to introduce a number of new activities, contents and features in RDO.

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Red Dead Online: Frontier Pursuits Out Now

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Players can took on a role of a Bounty Hunter by picking up a license from Rhodes and then start taking down dangerous outlaws. There are plenty of works you can get from law offices, post offices and train stations for rewards.

To become a Trader, team up with your camp buddy Cripps and turn your place into a business hub for sellable goods using his experience. You just buy a butcher table to get your venture running and start working with animal materials.

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Pick Up Bounties

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Or you can just obtain a special bag from mysterious saleswoman Madam Nazar and look for valuable treasures and fortune. She can help you find many of them hidden in your surroundings for you to become a seasoned Collector.

Each of these roles has their unique character progression system and costs 15 Gold Bars to start up as either one of them. There are unique items like clothing, horse equipment and weapon skins to unlock for skill upgrades.

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Become a Trader

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Aside from specialist roles, latest update also adds some gameplay changes to better your overall experience in Red Dead Online. Whenever a player will take damage, indicators will show where that character was hit from.

Character appearance can now be changed without having to resetting progress and custom outfit slots have been expanded. Receive a higher selling price for looted jewelry and take on your role-specific Free Roam Events.

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Explore for Treasures

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Twitch Prime members can get Bounty Hunter license for free by linking their account to Rockstar social club before September 8. Anyone missing that window can still receive it within 72 hours after linking your accounts.

Hunting down all of 54 of hidden playing cards in GTA Online will grant you a free Collector's Bag and every active PlayStation Plus subscribers can get their hands on butcher table to prosper as a Trader before October 14, 2019.

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Red Roan Breton

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Everyone owning Red Dead Redemption 2 Ultimate Edition on any consoles will get two newly added steeds Red Roan Breton and Sorrel Breton in Bounty Hunter's progression at a discounted price as bonus, which is a great offer.

PS Plus members are also getting an extra RDO $250 for joining anytime from now and October 7, 2019. For those PS4 players who do not own a PS Plus subscription can still play Red Dead Online until September 16, so don't miss it.

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The Outlaw Pass

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Getting into RDO anytime from September 10 through November 18 gets you membership of Wheeler, Rawson & Co. Club automatically, which provides you with accessories, care packages, clothing items, emote, graphic camp flag and more.

For extra gears, exclusive items, perks and increased rewards, get an Outlaw Pass by spending 35 Gold Bars. More activities like Legendary Bounties to keep you busy and weekly maps are heading to Red Dead Online each week.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Red Dead Online New Missions and World Updates

Rockstar Games adds new co-op missions, gears and poker in latest update for Red Dead Online.

Seeing huge success with their Western-themed action-adventure game Red Dead Redemption 2 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, developer/publisher Rockstar Games released its multiplayer component Red Dead Online in November 27, 2018.

RDO beta version is claimed to have a series of issues at launch that Rockstar promised to work on with regular updates. A brand-new update is out now that brings gameplay features, cooperative story missions and more improvements.

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Red Dead Online New Missions and World Updates

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Take a look at world updates of RDO and the road ahead for the game in a short new trailer released lately.




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The way core gameplay elements of Red Dead Online works in Wild West is a subject to change only to make it more appealing and fun to players, so that they can have experiences that helps them build a stronger connection to its characters and world.

New missions are added in A Land of Opportunities to further expand Jessica LeClerk revenge saga. Mrs. LeClerk will need assistance from players to solve the murder mystery of her husband following a showdown at Fort Mercer.

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A Land of Opportunities Missions

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Co-op campaign is expanded with this latest update with missions for players both honorable and dishonorable. Taking an honorable Gunslinger path will lead you to have a face-off against Del Lobos gang to help Marshall Tom Davies in Valentine.

Then in Outlaw strand, team-up with Samson Finch for a highway robbery and pull of a high-stakes heist at St. Denis Bank. Either way, your quest would eventually have you come across a dangerous enemy in Blackwater.

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Free Roam Missions

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Free Roam Missions are part of Red Dead Online core gameplay that keeps things interesting and new characters from Red Dead Redemption 2 story campaign have joined to offer replay values with a new variety of unique mission types.

We have Aberdeen Pig Farmers and Thomas the Skiff Captain joined already with more familiar faces to come very soon. There would be random events and encounters that offer you chance to win some extra cash, gold nuggets, honor and XP.

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More Co-Operative Missions

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What activities do cowboys do for entertainment when they are not busy shooting outlaws out there? They mostly play poker. Play with groups of up to 6 players for invite-only game of Hold 'Em of lower stakes in private, friendly manner.

Or just visit a public table if you are looking for getting into higher buy-in and rewards. Find a table in select locations like Blackwater, Flatneck Station, Saint Denis, Tumbleweed and Valentine to show off your poker skills.

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Play Some Poker

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In terms of weapon, LeMat Revolver from Red Dead Redemption makes its way into Wheeler, Rawson and Co. Catalogue for purchase. It has flawless accuracy with a 9-round revolving chamber and a secondary barrel for buckshot.

Also check out some newly available clothing items and emotes that are highly-requested from community members. Wear patterned Bandanas and Ponchos or flaunt off Flip Off and Throat Slit emotes while keeping a frequent eye on inventory.

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LeMat Revolver, Clothing and More

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All RDO beta players will receive 15 gold bars and 25% increase of XP during missions as well as a 25% increased rate of finding more cash and gold in treasure chests as a thank you gesture from Rockstar Games for logging in this week.

Players who own Red Dead Redemption 2 Ultimate Edition will get $100 in-game cash and free Throat Slit emote as bonus as well. Red Dead Online looks forward to add more Free Roam characters, Showdown modes and more in upcoming weeks.

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.