New players can purchase Red Dead Online as a standalone game separately from Red Dead Redemption 2 following Rockstar’s announcement. You can get the full multiplayer experience at a low initial price.
Red Dead Online’s world is always changing, allowing players to saddle-up and pursue new adventures in the American frontier. The multiplayer aspect of the game allows you to meet other outlaws that you can challenge or work with to accomplish missions.
Rockstar Games has announced that Red Dead Online will no longer just be part of the multiplayer for RDR2. You will be able to purchase it as a standalone game starting December 1.
The game can be purchased from the PlayStation Store, Microsoft Store, Rockstar Games Launcher, Epic Games Store, and Steam for just $4.99. This 75% discount stands until February 15, 2021; then, the game cost will increase to $20. This is quite a bargain and one that’s sure to draw in new players.
You will need to be able to connect to the online multiplayer so make sure your console has a PlayStation Plus or Xbox Live Gold subscription. You can also unlock the Red Dead Redemption 2 campaign separately for an additional cost.
Playing Red Dead Online’s standalone edition will take up about 123GB of disk space. The world of Red Dead has become open to new players that will be able to take part in all upcoming events and play whichever Specialist roles they want.
Rockstar has also confirmed a Bounty Hunters Role Expansion within the coming weeks. This will add new criminals, gear, and skills for both new and old players to unlock. In addition to 10 more Bounty Hunter ranks, players will also face new Legendary Bounties and a 100 Rank Outlaw Pass.
For added incentive, all Bounty Hunter missions in Red Dead Online are will award double XP throughout the week, so be sure to spring for them!
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