Tag: Red Dead Redemption
News Red Dead Redemption 2 Has Sold 50 Million Copies, But We Still Can't Get a PS5 Patch
Together we ride
Publisher Take-Two has just posted its quarterly financials, and would you believe it, Red Dead Redemption 2 is still selling. The open world title is over four years old now, and while it doesn't quite compare to the frankly obscene sales numbers of Grand Theft Auto V, it recently managed to break through a ridiculous 50 million...
News Red Dead Redemption 2 Fans Still Hoping for a PS5 Patch
But Rockstar has moved on
Red Dead Redemption 2 is currently trending at the top of the official PS5 sub-Reddit as fans continue to hope Rockstar Games will throw them a bone with a PS5 patch. Nearly 6,000 users have handed the post an upvote, which notes how the company's share price has dramatically increased, how many employees it has on staff,...
News Red Dead Redemption No Longer Playable on PS5, PS4 in a Troubling Sign of the Times
Git along, little Dogies
Red Dead Redemption was a landmark achievement in game design, one that few studios have managed to replicate in the more than a decade since the cowboy epic was released. But, like the age of the Wild West itself, Red Dead Redemption has become a relic of a bygone era, with the title no longer playable on modern PlayStation...
News #RedDeadFuneral Trends as Red Dead Online Fans Mourn Its Death
The Twitter hashtag #RedDeadFuneral has begun trending across the social media website as Red Dead Online fans pay their respects to the forgotten multiplayer mode. Players are being invited for beers in Valentine and the graveyard in Blackwater, where they're taking screenshots next to graves and dressing in black garments. Fans are
Rumour Red Dead Redemption 2 PS5 Version Also Ditched for GTA 6
No redemption here
Last week, reports on innerworkings at Rockstar made a lot of headlines. The gist of the reports was that the developer had shelved remasters of Red Dead Redemption and Grand Theft Auto IV, in favour of focusing on Grand Theft Auto 6. The reports originated through Rockstar insider Tez2
News Red Dead Online Fans Are Hosting a Funeral for the Game
Red Dead Online fans are coming together to host an in-game funeral for the forgotten — and seemingly abandoned — multiplayer mode of Red Dead Redemption 2. Next week, on 13th July 2022, those still playing are invited to "dress up in your best funeral attire, get your friends to join", and tag the @RedDeadRDC Twitter account as...
News GTA 6 Is Rockstar's Focus as Red Dead Redemption, GTA 4 Remasters Reportedly Shelved
Kotaku corroborates reports
Rockstar has put development of remasters of Red Dead Redemption and Grand Theft Auto IV on ice according to a new report from Kotaku. This is so the developer can put all of its efforts into Grand Theft Auto 6. Rumours of such a move had been swirling over the past couple of days because of a
Soapbox Where's My Red Dead Redemption 2 PS5 Version, Rockstar?
Liam wants to return to the wild west
Rockstar Games is reportedly on a roll with remasters at the moment, as the confirmed re-release of Grand Theft Auto V for PlayStation 5 is heavily rumoured to be joined by a trio of remastered GTA titles from the PS2 era at the end of the year. If that package sells well — and let's be honest here, it...
Rumour Red Dead Redemption Remaster Planned, But Could Depend on GTA Success
Back in the saddle
A new Kotaku report based on several sources gives an overview of Rockstar's plans to remaster a number of classic titles. The PlayStation 2 GTA games are apparently first on the agenda, but the article also briefly mentions that the developer is prepared to revive Red Dead Redemption. Ever since the
Guide Red Dead Online: How to Steal the Ember of the East
How to enter the Sherriff's Office, Foreman's Office, or Mine
How do you steal the Ember of the East in Red Dead Online? Of the new Opportunities added as part of the Blood Money update, this heist in Annesburg is by far the most difficult. The mining town is not only heavily guarded, but there are three potential locations the gemstone can be...
Guide Red Dead Online: How to Steal the Covington Emerald
Rob a coveted green gem in Saint Denis
How do you steal Covington Emerald in Red Dead Online? A part of the Blood Money update, the Covington Emerald is a precious green gemstone, which is being transported from Saint Denis out West to the Capital Fair, under the orders of Senator Ricard. The stone is heavily guarded by the Saint Denis police, and...
Guide Red Dead Online: How to Earn Gold
How to quickly earn RDR 2 Online's crucial currency
How do you earn Gold in Red Dead Online? Gold is a secondary currency in Rockstar's online Wild West sandbox, which can be used to purchase Roles and also items you may not be able to afford with Money. As it's required to unlock some of the better content in the game, you're going to want to know...
News Red Dead Redemption 2 Adds Co-Op Gauntlets in Call to Arms
See off waves of enemies in iconic locations
The latest update to Red Dead Redemption 2’s multiplayer mode brings waves-based survival gauntlets named Call to Arms, where teams of four work to defend towns like Blackwater. These work similarly to Survivals in GTA Online, with the difference being that you’ll have 10 AI controlled allies to...
Guide Red Dead Online: How to Earn Capitale
Bolster your income of the Blood Money currency
How do you earn Capitale in Red Dead Online? Capitale is a new type of currency introduced as part of the Blood Money update. As explained by Guido Martelli, the currency is used in criminal transactions, but has been falling into the hands of various outlaws and losing its value as a result. Martelli...
Guide Red Dead Online: How to Play Call to Arms
Sling your six-shooter in RDR 2 Online's co-op mode
How do you play Call to Arms in Red Dead Online? Call to Arms is a new co-op focused mode where you'll fact off against waves of computer controlled bandits in four-player skirmishes. There are ten waves in total to each Call to Arms gauntlet, and you'll be tasked with defending built-up locations...
Guide Red Dead Online: How to Play RDR2 Online
Connecting to Rockstar's multiplayer sandbox
How do you play Red Dead Online? Red Dead Online is the online component of Red Dead Redemption 2, allowing you to engage in multiplayer free roaming as well as a selection of PvP matches. As part of our Red Dead Online guide, we're going to run down how you get into RDR2's online mode. Red Dead Online:...
Guide Red Dead Online: How to Change Your Appearance
Altering the face of your RDR2 Online avatar
How do you change your 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? As part of our Red Dead...
Guide Red Dead Online: How to Make a New Character
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 a new game, then you have the option of deleting your current character and making a new one. As...
Guide Red Dead Online: How to Steal Il Sovrano
Rob a precious gemstone in Rhodes
How do you steal Il Sovrano in Red Dead Online? Part of the Blood Money update, Il Sovrano is a precious yellow gemstone, located in Rhodes as it enjoys a brief layover on the way to the Capital Fair. The elite are discussing who should take care of the stone, and it's up to you to track down its location and pilfer...
Guide Red Dead Online Guide: Tips, Tricks, and Where to Start
The ultimate guide to RDR 2 Online
Red Dead Online, or RDR2 Online, is the online multiplayer component of Red Dead Redemption 2. Set in a sprawling region of the Wild West, the Rockstar sequel first released in 2018. In our Red Dead Redemption 2 review, we described the game as "gripping" and awarded it a 10/10. In this Red Dead Online guide,...
News GTA 5 Has Now Sold an Eye Watering 150 Million Copies
Red Dead Redemption 2 crosses 38 million units
Grand Theft Auto V will span its third console generation when Rockstar re-releases the PlayStation 3 title on the PS5 later this year. It’s a game that’s achieved unrivalled success, with the open worlder surpassing 150 million units sold-in to date. This reflects both digital downloads and Blu-ray...
News Is Red Dead Redemption 2 PS Now's First Download-Only Game?
Arthur Morgan stays native
The month was September 2018 and Sony had just announced its streaming service PlayStation Now would allow "almost all" PS4 games to be downloaded to your console and played natively instead of relying on a constant internet connection. Nearly three years later and the overhaul at the time has very much lived up to that...
News GTA Online, Red Dead Online Thanks Players for Record Engagement with Free Gifts
Simply login to snag them
As we all know by now, the coronavirus pandemic has been kind to the games industry, and Rockstar in particular enjoyed record engagement across GTA Online and Red Dead Online while the world found itself in lockdown. As a result, it wants to thank players for helping it to achieve all-time high player numbers, and so...
Rumour Red Dead Redemption Collection Leaked, But It's Almost Certainly Fake
Update: We've since been informed that this supposed leak is almost certainly a fake. On closer inspection, there are a couple of small inconsistencies in the text. We told you not to get your hopes up! Original Story: Here's a juicy new rumour that we pray is real. Apparently, an Amazon listing for something called 'Red Dead Redemption...
News Red Dead Online Rolls Out Creepy Halloween Pass with Exclusive Rewards
It's not quite Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare, but Red Dead Redemption 2 will be celebrating Halloween through Red Dead Online this year. The 'Halloween Pass' can be purchased for 15 gold bars, and it'll give you access to a bunch of exclusive, reasonably spooky rewards. The Halloween Pass will be available until the 16th...
News Red Dead Online's Latest Update Has Broken the Game
At the time of writing, Red Dead Online is a disaster. Following the release of the game's latest update, the virtual world has become a nightmarish hellscape -- and not in a fun way, like in Undead Nightmare. Players are reporting all kinds of frustrating and frankly insane issues -- and that's only if they can actually log in without the...
News Red Dead Online's 'Huge' Update Is Now Live, Introducing a New Pursuit, Legendary Animals, and More
Call of the wild
Rockstar's big update for Red Dead Online is now live on PlayStation 4. The headline act here is an all-new Frontier Pursuit -- or job -- that players can adopt. The Naturalist is all about tracking down and either hunting or studying wild animals, which adds to a newly implemented 'Animal Field Guide'. It all sounds rather in-depth...
News 'Massive' Red Dead Online Update Set to Arrive Next Week
Rockstar says that a "massive" Red Dead Online update is coming next week, on Tuesday the 28th July. It's safe to say that fans have been waiting a while for this one -- players protested the game's lack of support by dressing up as clowns earlier this month -- and general criticism has been building for weeks. Unfortunately, we don't have...
News Red Dead Online Fans Demonstrate Their Disappointment by Dressing as Clowns
You may not have noticed Rockstar’s abandonment of Red Dead Online, but franchise fans certainly have. While the company continues to pour obscene sums of money into adding features to GTA Online, it’s been a whopping seven months since the Western’s acclaimed Moonshine update, and the wait for additional content is clearly getting to...
News Red Dead Redemption 2 Goes Cheap in Latest EU PlayStation Store Deal of the Week
If you don't already have a gigantic backlog to get through or a huge list of upcoming PlayStation 4 releases you'll probably never actually get around to playing, indulging in the latest EU PlayStation Store Deal of the Week probably won't help your efforts on either front. Rockstar's epic, open-world title Red Dead Redemption 2 has been...
News Rockstar Games Co-Founder and Writer of Grand Theft Auto, Red Dead Redemption Set to Leave Company
22 years later
Dan Houser, co-founder of Rockstar Games, will be leaving the company in March 2020, a Take-Two document reveals. Houser and his brother, Sam Houser, have long been instrumental in shaping the developer's creative vision. Dan Houser, whose official titles include Vice President, is credited with being a writer on every Grand Theft...
Soundtrack of the Decade #3 - Red Dead Redemption 2 Raised the Bar on What a Soundtrack Could Accomplish
One last job
We’re listing the ten best Soundtracks of the Decade. These are the ten PlayStation scores released over the past decade that we believe left the biggest impression on our sonic palettes. Whether it’s Journey's Grammy nominated masterpiece or Destiny’s 8 movement symphony, these are the soundtracks that hit the best notes across...
News Red Dead Redemption 2 Gets Big PS4 Update that Adds a Load of Single-Player Content and Photo Mode
If you've been planning on playing through Red Dead Redemption 2 over the holidays, you've picked a great time to dive in. The game's latest update, which is out now on PlayStation 4, adds a load of single-player stuff to what is already a huge open world adventure. This content was apparently included with the recently released PC...
News Rockstar Snags the Two Best Reviewed PS4 Games of the Decade on Metacritic
Mass Effect 2 in third
Reviews are always a bit of a controversial topic, but there's no denying that Rockstar is one of the few developers that absolutely excels when it comes to critical opinion. So much so that in a newly published list from Metacritic, Red Dead Redemption 2 and Grand Theft Auto V share the top spot for the best-reviewed game on...
Soapbox Death Stranding and Red Dead Redemption 2 Share a Strangely Satisfying Obsession with Mundanity
I don't think Death Stranding and Red Dead Redemption 2 are easy games to get into. Both games offer their own unique web of gameplay mechanics and, at times, obtuse systems, and this can initially make them seem boring, frustrating, or convoluted. It's easy to say that any game isn't for everyone, but I think it's particularly...
News Red Dead Redemption 2 Tops 26 Million Copies, Grand Theft Auto 5 Continues to Be an Unstoppable Juggernaut
Good news for Rockstar
Aside from the rocky PC release of Red Dead Redemption 2, we imagine that it's all smiles across Rockstar's multiple studios today. During its most recent financial briefing, parent company Take-Two has revealed that the developer's open world blockbusters -- Red Dead 2 and Grand Theft Auto V -- continue to be sales...
News Red Dead Online's Halloween Mode Sounds Like a Nightmare
But not an Undead Nightmare
Running from now until the 12th November, Red Dead Online's new Fear of the Dark multiplayer mode sounds like an interesting take on its often intense player versus player encounters. It pits a team of 'Night Stalkers' against a team of hunters, but the twist is that the Night Stalkers are "supernaturally fast, tough, and...
Guide Ghost Recon: Breakpoint - How to Avoid Wolves Drone
Dodging the Azrael drone
How do you avoid the Wolves drone in Ghost Recon: Breakpoint? The Azrael drone flies over the map every now and then in Ghost Recon: Breakpoint, and if you're spotted, your minimap will be disabled, and Wolves will deploy near your position. But how do you avoid being seen by the drone? We'll explain how it works in this...
News Red Dead Redemption 2 Single-Player DLC Is Looking Increasingly Unlikely
Rockstar "100%" focused on Red Dead Online
Despite all the rumours, all the leaks, and everything else over the last year or so, Rockstar has effectively said that it's not working on any single-player content for Red Dead Redemption 2. In an interview with VG247, when asked about single-player DLC, lead online production associate Katie Pica said...
News The Dead are Rising in Red Dead Online as Players Report Sightings of Zombies
Well this is a bit creepy. Numerous reports over on Reddit (compiled by GamesRadar) suggest that zombies are appearing in Red Dead Online. No, you read that right: pale, glowing green-eyed non-playable characters are occasionally popping up around the map. The below example from Reddit user groats_active is perhaps the most...
News Red Dead Online's Massive Frontier Pursuits Update Is Out Now on PS4
So many gameplay tweaks
Today's a big day for Red Dead Online, as Red Dead Redemption 2's new patch brings a huge number of additions and changes to the open world title. As you may already know, the 'Frontier Pursuits' update incorporates set roles into Red Dead Online, allowing you to become a trader, bounty hunter, collector, or a combination of...
News Red Dead Online's Long Awaited Character Roles Arrive Next Week on PS4 Alongside a Big Update
Back in the saddle
Update: Rockstar has released a trailer that briefly showcases the update's new character roles. You can watch it above. Original story: Rockstar has confirmed that Red Dead Online's three highly anticipated character roles are dropping next week alongside the title's next big update. Due on the 10th September, players will be...
News Red Dead Redemption 2's Amazing Original Music Score Is Now on Spotify and Other Streaming Services
Outlaws for life
Following on from the release of Red Dead Redemption 2's soundtrack last month, Rockstar has unleashed the game's incredibly atmospheric original score on all major music streaming services. To be clear, this is a collection of all the environmental and event music from last year's blockbuster, primarily composed by Woody Jackson...
Rumour Red Dead Redempion 2 DLC Is About Aliens, Red Dead Remake Is Real
Dutch didn't plan for this
Update: The Reddit poster has admitted that they made it all up. Looks like we were right to be cynical, and, as per usual, this is another fine example of why you shouldn't believe everything that you read on the internet. Still, Arthur Morgan versus aliens... We wouldn't say no. Original story: Another week, another...
News The Red Dead Redemption 2 Soundtrack Is Finally on Spotify and Other Major Music Platforms
Red Dead Redemption 2 fans rejoice, for the time has finally come. After months and months of waiting, the game's superb soundtrack has arrived. It's now available on Spotify, Apple Music, and other major music platforms. If you're searching for it, the album is titled 'The Music of Red Dead Redemption 2 (Original Soundtrack)'. The whole...
News Red Dead Redemption 2's Incredible Soundtrack Can Be Pre-Ordered Now, Coming Next Month
Grab two singles now
Red Dead Redemption 2 might have one of the best video game soundtracks of all time. Produced by the legendary Daniel Lanois, the soundtrack can now be pre-ordered on iTunes, with the full album expected to arrive on 12th July. Made up of 13 songs, The Music of Red Dead Redemption 2 packages together instant classics such as...
News Red Dead Online Now Out of Beta as Game Gets Huge 1.09 Update that Includes a Fix for HDR Issues on PS4
Plus anti-griefing measures and poker
Rockstar has pushed out a mega patch for Red Dead Redemption 2, and you can download it right now on PlayStation 4. Update 1.09 mostly covers Red Dead Online, but there are also a few fixes for the single player story buried in the patch notes. Also buried in there is the removal of "the beta label" from both...
News 27 Free Red Dead Redemption 2 Avatars Hijack US PlayStation Store
The whole gang's here
If you're on the market for a new PlayStation avatar and you're a big fan of Red Dead Redemption 2, today's your lucky day. Over on the US PlayStation Store, Rockstar has released a whopping 27 Red Dead Redemption 2 avatars for free. From Arthur Morgan to Uncle, just about every member of the Van der Linde gang is here. Again,...
News Full Red Dead Redemption 2 Concert Is Well Worth a Listen
A recent Red Dead Redemption 2 Red Bull Festival concert has made its way online, and you can now watch the full thing on YouTube. Spanning 56 minutes of music taken from the game's stellar soundtrack, it's well worth listening to -- even if you're just looking for some background noise. Fair warning though: filling your ears with this might...
News Red Dead Redemption 2 Lighting Supposedly Downgraded Following Patch 1.06 on PS4
Gosh darn it
Rockstar's first game built for current gen, Red Dead Redemption 2, is a real looker. Especially when you consider how big and detailed it is, the game's visuals are pretty incredible. However, the technical achievement has supposedly been dulled with the latest update. According to one particularly keen-eyed player, patch 1.06 alters...