Launch Dates and New Details Announced

Red Dead Online Beta: Launch Dates and New Details Announced

Rockstar Games has announced the start times for Red Dead Redemption II's online mode, and as usual it's all very complicated. Today, Rockstar revealed that Red Dead Online will be rolling out to all players this week.

In a surprisingly late act of cross-promotion, Burger King is offering a free Whopper to players in Sweden who find all four ingredients in Red Dead Redemption 2.

Just when it seemed as though Rockstar were gearing up to delay Red Dead Online's original November launch date, it has been revealed that the mode will kick off in beta form Tuesday, November 27, at 1:30PM BST. If you got the Ultimate Edition, congratulations, you'll be among the first to play the game's online component when it all kicks off on the 28th of November at 12:30 am.

Rockstar is calling this a beta that will eventually morph into a full release, so expect bugs, strangeness, and lots of changes-not unlike GTA Online when that first launched in 2013.

China's Xi visits Philippines to deepen ties with US ally
With the slow pace of securing Chinese loans, critics have questioned whether Duterte's sweet talk is really paying off. While Western governments have sharply criticized Duterte's brutal crackdown against illegal drugs, China has not.

Maybe it's a sign that a group of internal testers have been progressing through portions of the online beta at the same progress rate?

If you want one for yourself - maybe get one made of your horse - UnshiftedToast is taking commissions. Rockstar tells Variety that you'll be able to create posses to ride with friends, take on some number of narrative-driven missions, and do all the hunting and fishing you could in the main game.

Red Dead Redemption 2 is likely to be "Game of the Year" from a tonne of different award ceremonies; it's a juggernaut of design, deep in conception and brilliant in execution, to the pain of talented developers who have worked incredibly hard on their title. For a single session online, there can be up to 32 players playing together. So what's the Red Dead Online player count for posses?

One of the most anticipated video game releases of the year is finally here, and it's actually a free add-on for a game that came out last month.

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