Red Dead Redemption 2’s multiplayer component Red Dead Online is receiving a standalone release. And will be releasing on December 1st for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5 can play the standalone release via backwards compatibility.
Red Dead Online standalone will have an introductory price of $4.99 (75% off of full price) until February 15th 2021. After that, it will be priced at its full cost.
This standalone version means that players who lack a version of Red Dead Redemption 2 and have no interest in acquiring one will still be able to play Red Dead Online and dive into its world of gun-slinging, horse riding, hunting, drinking and lassoing your friends.
Red Dead Online has been growing since its left Beta thanks to updates from developers Rockstar Games. And it’s sure to keep being expanded upon in the future. A standalone release should bring in new players and could prompt more purchases of the games premium currency called “Gold” and or purchases of Red Dead Redemption 2’s story mode.
Along with this announcement, Rockstar Games have outlined the additions they will be bringing to the Bounty Hunter in-game role. With talks of new fugitives to hunt down and equipment to unlock.
Last week Rockstar announced a big update for its other online game Grand Theft Auto Online. Which will include a whole new location as well as new vehicles, new music and much more.