Rockstar Games has officially confirmed that Red Dead Redemption 2 is coming to PC on November 5th this year!. Rumors of a PC version have been floating around for a long time, but Rockstar &Take-Two employees have been very hush-hush in discussions about it. Not long after releasing the Rockstar Games Launcher on PC, the company will now have a major game to accompany it. While it will not be exclusive to the launcher, it is the new location where you’ll find the most robust array of pre-order bonuses. Also a surprising update – Rockstar confirmed that Red Dead Redemption 2 is coming to Google Stadia as a launch game in November.
Rockstar says the PC version of Red Dead 2 will feature improvements to take advantage of the hardware
Screenshots and system requirements for the PC version will be shared on October 9.
Rockstar confirmed new content in story mode. This will consist of new bounty hunting missions, gang hideouts, weapons, and “more.” Red Dead Online will also be included with all of the content available on the PS4 and Xbox One versions.
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.
Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Pre-Order Bonus Games
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 following:
- 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
Rockstar also notes that “free upgrades” to Red Dead 2’s premium editions are available by pre-ordering; the Special edition and Ultimate edition will each be $20 off their regular prices (international pricing is not available yet). Whichever version of Red Dead Redemption 2 you pre-order through Rockstar, you’ll also receive the following pre-order bonuses:
- 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
Pre-orders for Red Dead Redemption 2 begin on October 23 through
- Epic Games Store
- Green Man Gaming
- Humble Store
- GameStop, and other retailers.
If you opt to pre-order through those retailers, your bonus comes in the form of 25 gold bars for Red Dead Online.