Update: Rockstar resolves issue
Red or dead?
Is it safe to say that Red Dead Online has been a bit of a disappointment? The online component of Red Dead Redemption 2, we expected big things from the team at Rockstar -- especially given the developer's experience with the ridiculous ongoing success of GTA Online -- but a few weeks after Red Dead Online launched, it just kind of...
New weapon, modes, more
Following on from the huge update to Red Dead Online last week, PlayStation 4 players can look forward to a bunch of extra bits and pieces in Red Dead Redemption 2's multiplayer component. Rockstar has taken to the PlayStation Blog to detail some n
Update: Rockstar resolves issue
Update (20th May 2019): Rockstar has issued a statement to Eurogamer regarding this bizarre occurrence: "The issue affecting some players in Red Dead Online that was causing reduced numbers of animals in session and other knock-on effects has been resolved," the company says. Turns out it was just a bug after all...
Fill your boots
Rockstar has outlined some of the changes being made to Red Dead Online, the ambitious multiplayer component of Red Dead Redemption 2, which is still in beta. On 26th February, the publisher is looking to introduce a few tweaks to the service, including the promised reworking of how players see each other on the map. With this...
Don't rush it
Red Dead Online's first update of 2019 goes live today, according to Rockstar. It includes a new competitive mode called Gun Rush, which is basically the game's version of battle royale. "Today’s update to the Red Dead Online Beta introduces Gun Rush, where you’ll put your survival instincts to the test, gathering weapons and...
Panning for gold
Good news, everyone: the ability to make in-game purchases in Red Dead Online has been switched on. As part of Rockstar's latest blog post, the publisher confirmed that, with patch 1.05, the microtransaction store has been enabled in the online portion of Red Dead Redemption 2. The below image, uploaded to ResetEra,
As promised, Rockstar has adjusted the economy in Red Dead Online. In the first of what the developer says is a series of alterations to the game, it's increased the amount of money and the rewards that players get from all activities. It's also balanced the general economy so that you can sell items for more and buy stuff for less. According...
Economy adjustments incoming
Red Dead Online's obviously a huge deal for Rockstar, and the beta's been going on for about a week now. As such, the developer's looking to keep things ticking with consistent updates, the next of which will launch as early as this week. In a statement on Twitter, Rockstar writes "Your feedback from these early days...
Do you think RDR2's multiplayer mode has delivered?
Red Dead Online released this week, providing Red Dead Redemption 2 fans with a reason to return to the Wild West. The mode, which is surprisingly story-heavy, sees you create a character and get to work in the critically acclaimed title’s enormous open world. You can form posses, complete...
The West just got wilder
After several days of semi-exclusive access, the Red Dead Online beta is now available to everyone who owns a copy of Red Dead Redemption 2. The beta's technical performance has been pretty much rock solid for most people thus far, so it'll be interesting to see whether that continues as the player count increases in bulk...
How to start a new game
How do you make a new character in Red Dead Online? Unfortunately you can only have one character at a time in Red Dead Online, but if you feel as though you've made a mistake in your character creation, or you just want to start over fresh, then you have the option of deleting your current character and making a new one...
How to play the RDR2 online beta
Red Dead Online has arrived in the form of a beta test on PS4. Today, the new mode becomes available to all Red Dead Redemption 2 players, allowing you to engage in multiplayer free roaming as well as a selection of PvP matches. In this guide, we're going to run down how you get into RDR2's online mode. How to play...
Altering the face of your RDO avatar
How do you change your character’s appearance in Red Dead Online? Upon starting Red Dead Redemption 2’s multiplayer mode, you’ll be tasked with creating an avatar to represent your Western alter-ego in the game. But how do you alter your (anti?) hero’s looks once you’ve got started? We’re going to...
The best ways to farm cash
How do you make money in Red Dead Online? As opposed to the single player portion of Red Dead Redemption 2, you arguably have a bigger need for cash in Red Dead Online because everything's more expensive. Guns cost more, horses cost more, and even clothes cost more. Fortunately, getting your hands on some dosh is pretty...
Rockstar "hopes" that it will
Red Dead Online is available in beta form starting today, and many players have been wondering whether the progress that they make during the beta will carry over into the finished release. Thankfully, developer Rockstar has shed a little light on the situation. "We hope that all player progress during this early...
Neither is passive mode
The Red Dead Online beta is now live on PlayStation 4, or at least, it is if you bought the Ultimate Edition of the game. We've been playing around with it for most of the afternoon (was that a stealth brag?) and so far it seems pretty good. It already feels a lot more fleshed out than GTA Online did when it launched, and it...
In beta form
And just like that, Rockstar drops the Red Dead Online bomb. Red Dead Redemption 2's multiplayer component will launch this week in beta form. The developer is purposefully staggering the online mode's launch, however, so this is where it gets a little bit complicated. Starting tomorrow, on the 27th November, the beta will become...
Can you play Red Dead Redemption 2 online?
When will Red Dead Online launch? What is the release date for Red Dead 2 online? Can you play Red Dead Redemption 2 online? These are questions you may have about Rockstar’s epic Western right now. Fortunately we can bring you answers about RDR2’s online play options, so read on and be sure to drop us...
Just mosey on down
The Red Dead Online beta should be released by the end of November, Take-Two boss Strauss Zelnick has confirmed. Zelnick briefly mentioned the online portion of Rockstar's open world game during the company's most recent investor call, stating that "it will launch in public beta towards the end of the month". We imagine that by...
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