Red Dead Redemption 2 Review, New Features, Gameplay, Story, Release date, Pre-order Editions & More:

We have added everything we know about Red Dead Redemption 2 including its review, new features, gameplay, story, release date, pre-order editions & you can find more information in this article.

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a western-themed action-adventure video game developed & published by Rockstar Games for PS4, Xbox One & Xbox One X. Red Dead Redemption 2 is the prequel to 2010 title Red Dead Redemption & it is the third major entry in the series.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Review
Red Dead Redemption 2 Review

Red Dead Redemption 2 follows the story of outlaw John Marston who hunts down group of bandits he once called friends.

Red Dead Redemption 2 is set in an open world environment. The game is about exploration & western theme combat using melee & long range weapons. You can control Marston & you can play the game from third person perspective. Red Dead Redemption 2 is playable as a single player & multiplayer.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Full Game Walkthrough Live:

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Full Game Walkthrough

New features in Red Dead Redemption 2:

We spent some time playing Red Dead Redemption 2 & we figured out that there are many mechanics that go above & beyond those from Red Dead Redemption. Red Dead Redemption 2 provides improvements to pre-existing mechanics, it lets you make sure you have survival systems in best conditions. For example, your gun needs maintenance & your meat expires after a certain period. You can find many surprising mechanics in Red Dead Redemption 2. We have added some features that we noticed in the game below:

1. Wear appropriate clothes:

Red Dead Redemption 2 Clothes
Wear Appropriate Clothes

You need to wear appropriate clothes suitable for current weather conditions. It affects your performance for example if you wear a weighty jacket during a summer day, your running stamina gets affected.

Further customization includes rolling up your sleeves or tucking your pants into your boots.

2. Fire warning shots to scare people or for fun:

You can fire warning shots into the air. You can use this technique to scare inhabitants or just for fun.

3. Whistle to get people’s attention or call horse:

You can whistle to get people’s attention or call your horse. You can whistle for limited time & if you keep holding down the button, player will run out of breath.

4. Clean your weapons:

Red Dead Redemption 2 Clean Weapons
Clean Weapons

You must pay attention to your guns & other weapons because you need to clean them, which is very important to do regularly because guns can jam mid-fire because of disrepair & environmental conditions. Your rusted guns can put you in big trouble so there is an option to clean them.

5. Pay attention to the components:

Hunting in Red Dead Redemption 2
Hunting in Red Dead Redemption 2

When you get the components from hunting, they will expire after certain period. If you don’t pay attention, time will take its toll & both the fresh pelt & carcass you have collected with begin to rot & attract vermin, which will reduce its value & making you generally unpleasant to be around. Also if you use guns to kill an animal other than knife or arrow, its pelt will be damaged & stores owners will buy it for low price.

6. Take bath & wear clean clothes:

You need to take bath & wear clean clothes because people may refuse to talk to you or serve you based on your appearance. If you have blood on your clothes, the people will react to it.

7. Cut your hairs:

Your hairs will grow longer. You need to cut your hairs regularly.

8. Eat to remain healthy:

You must eat to keep your health & stamina meter up, but you may lose or gain weight based upon your diet.

9. Take selfies:

You will acquire a camera as well. You can take as many selfies as you want. You can take a selfie of Arthur from further away which means your whole body will be visible in your shots.

10. Lose hat:

You can lose your hat in this game. If you don’t pay attention then during the midst of a shootout, you can easily lose your hat. If you drop it, you can pick it up.

11. Break enemy’s weapon:

You can break rival’s weapon if you shoot it.

12. Horses are more capable:

Horses are capable in Red Dead Redemption 2
Horses are more capable in Red Dead Redemption 2

You can ride horses in Red Dead Redemption 2 but it looks like they have more capabilities than they have ever been in earlier games. You are able to rear your horse on its hind legs, perform drifts to change direction quickly & you can also move your horse precisely by performing dressage techniques.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Final Size:

There are too many activities & a huge world to explore which needs free space of your hard drive to install Red Dead Redemption 2. It needs 99 GB of free space on PS4 & 107 GB of free space on Xbox One.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Launch Trailer:

Red Dead Redemption 2 launch trailer shows a conversation b/w Arthur & Dutch & they are talking about one more big score, before life can improve for the gang. You can also view explosions, gunfire & internal strife, set against talk of loyalty. The launch trailer of Red Dead Redemption 2 is short & nice.

You can watch the launch trailer of Red Dead Redemption 2 below:


Red Dead Redemption 2 Launch Trailer

Weapons Customization & Selection:

There are over 50 weapons in the game. Each weapon has its customization options & ammo types which lets you determine stats like accuracy, range & damage. You need to oil & clean weapons regularly to have them in best condition.

You can have a look at Red Dead Redemption 2 weapons customization video below: 


Red Dead Redemption 2 Weapons Customization Video

Your customized weapons will offer better performance & visual flourishes. You can find out more about weapons customization here.

You can choose different weapons for different situations. You can use Bolt Action Rifle if you want to shoot multiple targets from a distance. You can find more about selection of weapon in situation you face here.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Walkthrough:

Watch Red Dead Redemption 2 walkthrough below:

During our gameplay, we gunned a person & we were informed that there is a witness who has watched everything. During our search for that witness, a lady screamed & began running away. We stopped the lady & we used a conversation option called “Threaten” & she told that she won’t let anyone know about it. Her voice & tone was bold & her attitude presented her as she would report if we let her go. We allowed her to leave but later she reported.

You can watch Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay playthrough below:

You can find more information about Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay walkthrough, & also you can know more about potential witnesses & how you can tackle with them here.

Dead Eye System in Red Dead Redemption 2:

The new dead eye system helps you shoot with accuracy. You can auto select targets using Dead Eye system, manually place several shots on the same foe, shoot in slow motion, or shoot the weak spots of your foes.

RDR2 new gameplay trailer shows robbing trains & Dead Eye system:

A new Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer shows that Arthur is robbing trains & it also focuses on fresh Dead Eye system & how it works. You can use it to paint targets & watch critical points, & it also slows down time for better accuracy while targeting multiple rivals at once. You can also watch first person gameplay in new Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay trailer.

You can watch Red Dead Redemption 2 new trailer which shows dead eye system:


Red Dead Redemption 2 New Gameplay Trailer

We can see the other features which involves relationship with other gang members & how to interact with the people who are not included in your gang, & horses, that show a different behavior based upon their breed.

First Person Mode in Red Dead Redemption 2:


Red Dead Redemption 2 have a first person mode at launch which let you play the entire game from first person perspective. This mode helps you see everything with player’s eyes. You can see the weapons or hands but not the body of the Arthur which allows easier aiming.

Red Dead Online:

Red Dead Redemption 2 have an online mode called Red Dead Online which is set against the backdrop of the game’s huge open world. Red Dead Online is set to launch in November, 2018. You can play Red Dead Online & you are allowed to explore the world alone or with friends. The online mode let you progress through game story co-operatively with your friends.


The beta version of Red Dead Online will be available in November & it will include updates.

Red Dead Redemption 2 PS4 Early Access Content Trailer:

Purchasing RDR2 on PS4 will give you access to certain items exclusively for 30 days when Red Dead Online launches in November. There is a bunch of cool items that you can get but we are not sure whether you can use these items in Red Dead Redemption 2 base game because the trailer gives us an idea that these items are Red Dead Online exclusive.

You can watch Red Dead Redemption 2 PS4 Early Access Content trailer below:



Red Dead Redemption 2 PS4 Early Access Content Trailer

The items include Grizzlies Outlaw costume, which can protect you from cold & it is an excellent hunting gear. You can get a fresh horse known as Chestnut Arabian Horse. It is a beautiful breed which lets you explore the map quickly. An Alligator Skin Ranch Cutter is also available in the Content which is best for this horse & it looks beautiful when it comes to riding in style. You can use a High Roller Double Action Revolver which can fire quickly & it is perfect to use in tough situations.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay:

Red Dead Redemption 2 looks pretty awesome & we have seen a little adventure during its first gameplay footage including a glimpse of moving trains, intense gunfights & a bit of cattle rustling, all of this plays a bigger role in the actual gameplay.

Red Dead Redemption 2 debut trailer shows an open world but it's a short video that is not able to provide more information about the gameplay. The trailer shows horse riding, bandit shooting & exploring an open world that seems quite real.

The artwork & trailer shows seven cowboys who take part in the main story.

The trailer does not tell us more than we might have expected but it gives us a beautiful yet brief preview of the world that is waiting for us in the game.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay
Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay

Red Dead Redemption 2, like its predecessor, is set in the Old West, brimming with cowboys, cattle & shanty cities filled with people.  The game also includes general stores from where you can buy & sell goods.

Red Dead Redemption 2 story is focused on Arthur Morgan, a criminal & a member of the Van der Linde gang in 1899. Arthur increases his rank during Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay. The game is set during the age of outlaws & gunslingers. You can control Arthur & the game features single player & an online multiplayer mode known as Red Dead Online.

The honor system which was first used in Red Dead Redemption, is reused in this game. This system is based on how the player interacts with other non-playable characters which affects how settlements, towns & other gangs react towards Arthur.

Being a member of Van der Linde’s gang, you have to do robberies & killings. You can make choices which will affect the game story & you have to face consequences & new opportunities will also be available to you based on your choices.

You can use camps to get to know gang members, learn secrets & you can get extra missions. It seems like relationships with your friends will be the key to your experience of the world & you can upgrade things by contributing to the camp by hunting, contributing provisions or just sharing your money. You can explore a big world on your own. Hunting & fishing will keep you busy.

Interacting with people:

You can be away from your camp & you are allowed to interact with the locals using honor system. You can make choices on how you interact with the people, you have the opportunity to make a mark on strangers. You can chat with people & someone who is good will let you pass without a fight.

Red Dead Redemption 2 - Interacting with people
Red Dead Redemption 2 - Interacting with people

One of the trailer shows Arthur being berated for murdering someone’s cousin suggest that your actions have consequences too.

You can also interact with the animals like horses because they are your friends & transport. You can interact with your horses & build a strong relationship with grooming, feeding, care & they will stand by your side in battles. You can ride different breeds in different situations & different horses will react differently to terrain, water, fear & Arthur himself.

Your horse can carry extra weapons & the carcasses of animals you have killed on your journey.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Story:

Red Dead Redemption 2 narrates the story of outlaw Arthur Morgan, a cowboy who tracks down the gang members he once called allies in a ruthless & punishing western world. Red Dead Redemption 2 is set in an epic life in America’s unforgiving heartland. The vast open environment in the game is well suited for an online multiplayer experience.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Story
Red Dead Redemption 2 Story

America, 1899. The end of the wild west era has just started as lawmen either kill or force the remaining few outlaw gangs into surrender.      

In the western town of Blackwater, Arthur Morgan & the Van der Linde gang are forced to flee, after a robbery goes wrong. In the rugged heartland of America, the gang has to evade federal agents & bounty hunters, & the gang must rob & steal for their very survival. As internal divisions threaten to tear the gang apart, Arthur needs to make a choice b/w his own principles & allegiance to the gang among whom he was raised.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Release date:

Red Dead Redemption 2 was released for PS4 & Xbox One on 26 October, 2018. RDR2 achieved 4K Ultra HD resolution on Xbox One X.

Rockstar Games announced Red Dead Redemption 2 in October 2016. The developers used various social media platforms & their website to release two teaser images that increased the stock price of its distributor Take-Two Interactive nearly six percent. Some of the die-hard fans started petitioning Rockstar for the Red Dead Redemption 2 to be made available on PC as well. 

Red Dead Redemption 2 Release date
Red Dead Redemption 2 Release date

The developers announced that Red Dead Redemption 2 release date had been shifted from second half of 2017 to 26 October, 2018.

Red Dead Redemption 2 is available for PS4, Xbox One and Xbox One X. The delay in release is a disappointment but it ensures that RDR2 is up to fans expectations. Rockstar mentioned the reason for the delay on their official website.

“This outlaw epic set across the vast and unforgiving American heartland will be the first Rockstar game created from the ground up for the latest generation of console hardware, and some extra time is necessary to ensure that we can deliver the best experience possible for our fans.

“We are very sorry for any disappointment this delay causes, but we are firm believers in delivering a game only when it is ready.”

Buy items featured in Red Dead Redemption 2:

You can purchase Red Dead Redemption 2’s featured items such as t-shirts, keychains, phone cases, 3D puzzles of a train, shotgun & even more items that appeared in the game.

You can get full collection of all items which consists of:
  • Pendleton blanket
  • Dynamite USB charger
  • Bottle opener
  • Domino set
  • Collapsible shot glass
  • Engraved match box slipcase
  • Brass Zippo lighter
  • Barrel candle by Joya
  • Pin set
  • Dynamite candle by Joya
  • Glass candle by Joya
  • Vintage Rockstar glass decoupage trays by John Derian Co.
  • Metal Earth Maxim Gun 3D puzzle
  • Metal Earth sawed-off shotgun 3D puzzle
  • Metal Earth train 3D puzzle
  • Leather valet tray
  • Leather iPad case
  • Leather iPhone cases
  • Rockstar Games logo keychain
  • Linocut Rockstar Games logo tee – black on red
  • Linocut Rockstar Games logo tee – red on black
  • Rockstar Games t-shirt – white on red
  • Vintage Rockstar logo t-shirt – black on gray
  • Outlaws for life t-shirt – red on black
  • Outlaws for life t-shirt – white on red
  • Redemption t-shirt – red on black
  • Redemption t-shirt – white on red
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 logo t-shirt – red on black
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 logo t-shirt – white on red
  • Rockstar logo stickers

Red Dead Redemption 2 Pre-order:

Pre-order Red Dead Redemption 2 on PS4 & Xbox One & wait for its release. Red Dead Redemption 2 costs $60 on both PS4 & Xbox One.

Pre-order Red Dead Redemption 2 Editions:

Red Dead Redemption 2 Standard Edition:

You can pre-order standard edition of Red Dead Redemption 2 to obtain:
  • The War Horse
  • The Outlaw Survival Kit
  • Cash Bonus for Red Dead Redemption 2 Story Mode
  • Bonus GTA$500,000 to spend in Grand Theft Auto Online on Xbox One
Pre-order Red Dead Redemption 2
Pre-order Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2 standard edition costs $60.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Special Edition:

You can pre-order Red Dead Redemption 2 special edition to obtain all of the content of standard edition & additional items that are added below:
  • Bank Robbery Mission & Gang Hideout
  • Dappled Black Thoroughbred
  • Talisman & Medallion Gameplay Bonuses
  • Gameplay Boosts, Cash Bonuses & Discounts
  • The Nuevo Paraiso Gunslinger Outfit
  • Plus get free access to Additional Weapons in Story Mode
Red Dead Redemption 2 Special Edition
Red Dead Redemption 2 Special Edition

Red Dead Redemption 2 special edition costs $80.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Ultimate Edition:

You can pre-order Red Dead Redemption 2 ultimate edition to obtain all of the content of special edition & additional items that are added below:

Online content is added below:
  • Bonus Outfits
  • Rank Bonuses
  • Black Chestnut Thoroughbred
  • Free access to the Survivor Camp Theme
  • Plus get free access to Additional Weapons in both Story Mode and online
Red Dead Redemption 2 Ultimate Edition
Red Dead Redemption 2 Ultimate Edition

Red Dead Redemption 2 ultimate edition costs $100.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Collector’s Box:

Red Dead Redemption 2 Collector’s Box include all manner of physical accoutrement to round out your Dead West cosplay & it contains:
  • Locking cash box (a throwback to the GTA IV collector's edition),
  • A coin
  • Deck of playing cards
  • Jigsaw puzzle
  • Pin set
  • Bandana and a map made of "unrippable" paper
Red Dead Redemption 2 Collector's Box
Red Dead Redemption 2 Collector's Box

It also include a 150-page reproduction of the in-game merchant's supply catalog in addition to a dozen collectable trading cards found in the game.

You can purchase Red Dead Redemption 2 collector's box for $100.

More Information:

  • Developer: Rockstar Studios
  • Publisher: Rockstar Games
  • Series: Red Dead
  • Platform: PS4, Xbox One & Xbox One X
  • Release Date: 26 October, 2018
  • Genre: Action-adventure
  • Mode: Single-player, multiplayer

Red Dead Redemption 2 HD Wallpapers:

You can also download Red Dead Redemption 2 HD Wallpapers

Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer # 1:

Red Dead Redemption 2 first trailer was released in October 2016, depicting the open world environment.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer # 2:

The second trailer of Red Dead Redemption 2 was released in 2017 & we have a glimpse at few of the game characters & their adventure in unforgiving America. 


Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer # 3:

Watch Red Dead Redemption 2 official trailer 3 released in May, 2018.


Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay Video:

Watch Red Dead Redemption 2 official gameplay video released in August, 2018.


Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay Reveal:

Watch Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay reveal (IGN Live).