Rockstar Games has been teasing something Red Dead Redemption related over the past few days, and the acclaimed developer has now officially unveiled Red Dead Redemption 2, a sequel to the best-selling 2010 western action adventure game.
“Red Dead Redemption 2 will release worldwide in Fall 2017 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One systems,” according to a news post on Rockstar Games’ website. “An epic tale of life in America’s unforgiving heartland, the game’s vast and atmospheric world will also provide the foundation for a brand new online multiplayer experience.”
Rockstar recently registered the domain for “Red Dead Online”, suggesting that the developer will follow the framework of GTA V, which had a fully-fledged online component called Grant Theft Auto Online.
The news post also announced that the first trailer for the game will arrive on Thursday, 20 October.
Open-world Western action game Red Dead Redemption was initially released in May 2010 to overwhelmingly positive reaction from both fans and critics. The game was built on the RAGE engine and ran on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Some critics have called it the best game to hit those two systems.
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