Rockstar Games announces
that Red Dead Redemption 2
is coming to PCs.
Gamers have been trying to read the tea leaves for such news since the release
of the wild-west shooter sequel for consoles almost a year ago, and now word is
the Windows version of the game is due on November 5th. Preorders for this will
begin soon, and while the game will debut on the Epic Games Store, word is it
will go on sale on Steam
in December and will be a Google Stadia launch title.
Here's the plan, which includes extra content and preorder bonuses:
Today, we're proud to announce that Red Dead Redemption 2 is coming to PC
on November 5th, with special bonuses available to players who pre-purchase
through the Rockstar Games Launcher starting October 9th. We also want to say
thank you to the millions of people who have already downloaded the Rockstar
Games Launcher and received their free copy of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.
For those yet to download the Rockstar Games Launcher, be sure to download by
Tuesday October 8th to get Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas for free.
Read on for more details about the long-awaited launch of Red Dead Redemption 2
for PC and stay tuned for more information to come next week.
ENHANCEMENTS AND NEW STORY MODE CONTENT
The first game in the Red Dead Redemption series to be featured on the PC
platform, Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC features a range of graphical and
technical enhancements for increased immersion along with new Bounty Hunting
Missions, Gang Hideouts, Weapons and more.
RED DEAD ONLINE
Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC also includes free access to the shared living
world of Red Dead Online featuring all previously released improvements and the
latest content updates for the complete online experience including Frontier
Pursuits and the specialist Roles of Bounty Hunter, Trader and Collector for
players to progress through and earn unique rewards.
PRE-PURCHASE BONUSES WITH THE ROCKSTAR GAMES LAUNCHER
Pre-purchases for Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC begin at 11AM ET on October 9th
exclusively on the Rockstar Games Launcher through October 22nd, with a limited
time offer during this period of two free Rockstar Games PC titles from the
- Grand Theft Auto III
- Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
- Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
- Bully: Scholarship Edition
- L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition
- Max Payne 3: The Complete Edition
Pre-purchases made on the Rockstar Games Launcher also include free upgrades
to the Premium Editions of Red Dead Redemption 2, with both the Special Edition
and Ultimate Edition discounted by $20 each.
Further pre-purchase bonuses via the Rockstar Games Launcher include:
- Outlaw Survival Kit for Story Mode
- War Horse for Story Mode
- Treasure Map for Story Mode
- Cash Bonus for Story Mode
- 50 Gold Bars for Red Dead Online
ADDITIONAL STORE INFORMATION
Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC will also be available to pre-order at the Epic
Games store, Greenman Gaming, the Humble Store, GameStop and additional digital
retailers starting October 23rd with a pre-order bonus of 25 Gold Bars for Red
Dead Online. Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC will also be available to purchase on
Steam this December.
Red Dead Redemption 2 is currently available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
systems and will also be available this November as a launch title for Google