Red Dead Online’s Beta Starts Today

Have you finished Red Dead Redemption 2 and want to continue living adventures in the Old West? Then you’ll like this! Rockstar Games announced that Red Dead Online’s Beta will be available to some players starting today, Tuesday, November 27.

Initially, the multiplayer mode will be exclusive to owners of the Ultimate Edition of Red Dead Redemption 2. Don’t worry too much though, everyone will be able to play this week! You can see the release schedule down below.

  • Tuesday 27 November: The beta will be available for owners the “ultimate edition” of Red Dead Redemption 2.
  • Wednesday 28 November: The beta will be available for the people that played Red Dead Redemption 2 on the release day, 26 October.
  • Thursday 29 November: The beta will be available for the people that played Red Dead Redemption 2 between the 26th and 29th October.
  • Friday 30 October: The beta will be available for everyone that owns Red Dead Redemption.

It is important to note that Red Dead Online will be free to all players who have Red Dead Redemption 2. That said, you need a PlayStation Plus or Xbox LIVE Gold account to access it. Also, given the GTA Online business model, this product is likely to have microtransactions.

In the statement, Rockstar explained that Red Dead Online will use Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay as its foundation. In addition, it mentions that it will take the world of the base game to transform it into “a new and living online world ready to be shared by multiple players. In addition, it will have character customization, and up to 32 players can join a lobby, and up to 7 players can group up and go rampage in the cities or hunt in the wilds. The developers have explained Red Dead Online as a game that will get updates and grow over time, similar to the open world you can see in GTA.

Are you able to play from day one? Do you have to wait? Tell us in the comments!

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