taking the persistent multiplayer component of its Western opus Red Dead Redemption 2
and releasing it as a standalone game. Red Dead Online
is set to launch December 1 for $4.99 USD across the PlayStation Store, Microsoft Store, Rockstar Games Launcher, Epic Games Store and Steam - with support for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X.
For those wondering how Red Dead Online has been faring since launch and in recent months and where it may be headed be sure to check out our in-depth interview with Rockstar
. As per the announcement Red Dead Online will require roughly 123GB of space for installation.
The shift to standalone is also set to arrive with an expansion to the Bounty Hunter role.
And Bounty Hunters across Red Dead Online will have an influx of fugitives to deal with, as the Bounty Hunter Role is enhanced with new criminals to track down and Prestigious level equipment and skills to unlock across 10 more Bounty Hunter ranks. There will also be new Legendary Bounties and a 100 Rank Outlaw Pass.
And those new to the game can prepare for next week’s big update by commencing the hunt to take down the frontier’s current crop of notorious reprobates. Meet up with the Legendary Bounty Hunter in the town of Rhodes to procure a Bounty Hunter License and get started.