ROCKSTAR’s Western masterpiece Red Dead
Redemption II is coming to PC on November 5.
If you’re anything like me, that’s pretty
much as far as you got before thinking ‘SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY!’, but in the
interests of providing more information to you, the reader, here’s a story
about it all.
The official announcement from Rockstar
“The first game in the Red Dead Redemption series to be featured on the PC platform, Red Dead Redemption II for PC features a range of graphical and technical enhancements for increased immersion along with new Bounty Hunting Missions, Gang Hideouts, Weapons and more.”
Full access to 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” is also included, according to the announcement.
The game will be available on Rockstar’s recently
launched launcher, as well as the Epic Games launcher and “additional digital
Naturally Rockstar are encouraging people
to use their own launcher and the game will be available there for pre-order
from 1am AEST on Saturday, October 10.
Pre-ordering the game on the Rockstar Games Launcher before October 22nd will also net you your choice of two free Rockstar Games on PC from this list:
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
According to Rockstar, “Pre-purchases made on the Rockstar Games Launcher also include free upgrades to the Premium Editions of Red Dead Redemption II,” with further bonuses including
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
More detail is expected next week, although
its safe to say PC gamers across the world are already unlocking their
strongboxes in anticipation.