Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC Release Date Confirmed by Rockstar

By | 07/10/2019
Red Dead Redemption 2



Following the implementation of Rockstar Games Launcher, rumors and a long wait, a Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC Release Date has finally been confirmed by Rockstar Games.

Rockstar Games has confirmed that one of their most iconic games is making its way to PC.

After long speculation and a ton of rumors, the huge developer has set a date for Red Dead Redemption 2’s PC release.

While the story and online features will remain the same, it is safe to assume that the PC version will have some improvements over console versions.

Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Announcement
Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Announcement

Due to the availability of settings features that PC gaming allows, RDR 2 PC will probably support some more technical features.

Such features include higher display resolutions, advanced graphical features and possible audio tweaks.

Rockstar Games has confirmed that there will be some “additional content”, but have not commented on what this will be.

I would also expect that this content will at some point be made available to console players.

Red Dead Online will also be arriving with the release of RDR 2 and will contain all of the latest updates, including Frontier Pursuits DLC and Legendary Bounties.

Rockstar has just released its own gaming platform Rockstar Games Launcher that allows the purchase and play of Rockstar Games via its interface.

Rockstar Games Launcher
Rockstar Games Launcher

Similar to Steam and Epic Games Store, gamers can purchase and download flagship Rockstar titles.

Rockstar Games Launcher was probably developed in order to support Red Dead Redemption 2 PC and new game developments going forward.

The company is currently offering an exclusive deal should you choose to purchase the game using Rockstar Games Launcher.

You can select two free titles from the following list:

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

Note that GTA: San Andreas is currently available for free for everyone until 9th October.

In an even better incentive, purchasing from Rockstar Games Launcher will also upgrade your version of RDR 2 PC to the Premium Edition and grant a $20 discount off both the Special Edition and Ultimate Edition.

More information is available on Rockstar Newswire:

Red Dead Redemption 2 has also been confirmed as a launch title for Google’s upcoming Stadia game streaming service.

Originally released for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in October last year, Red Dead Redemption 2 is the prequel to the critically acclaimed Red Dead Redemption.

READ MORE – Red Dead Redemption 2 Sets a New Standard for Gaming Narratives

Following the story of Arthur Morgan and the Van Der Linde gang, the game sets out an epic adventure across a parodied version of the Western United States in 1899.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Van Der Linde Gang
The Van Der Linde Gang

Praised for its story, acting, animation and excellent combat, RDR 2 earned several awards including:

  • Golden Joystick for Critics Choice Award
  • Several Game Awards accolades such as Best Audio, Best Narrative and Best Score
  • DICE’s Outstanding Technical Achievement

In the game, players can choose how they play either being honorable and helping NPCs around the world or outlaw by causing havoc and robbing trains, etc.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Robbery
Arthur Morgan Armed Robbery

Actions in the game are heavily influenced by real-life events and people such as robbing trains like Jesse James or being a symbol of law and order like Wyatt Earp.

The main story plays out according to player actions and choices that cannot be reverted and have a permanent effect on the game world.

Hunting is also a huge part of the game being very realistic and provides a source of income for Arthur and the rest of the gang.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Hunting
Hunting Deer

To date, Red Dead Redemption 2 has sold an estimated 25 million copies and was only beaten in first-week sales by Rockstar Games’ flagship title Grand Theft Auto V.

Rockstar Games has confirmed November 5th, 2019 as the official release date for Red Dead Redemption 2.

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2 thoughts on “Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC Release Date Confirmed by Rockstar

  1. Jessie Mosley

    Heck yeah! I’m freaking excited too! RDR is always on my radar, and this will definitely be a game for my collection.

    1. Michael Gore Post author

      Hi Jessie.

      This is great news considering the first one didn’t get a PC release.

      If you do buy it, then make sure you use Rockstar Games Launcher for exclusive deals and content.

      Thanks for commenting,


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