‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ News & Updates: Coming Soon to Xbox One, PS4; Nintendo Switch, PC Version in 2018? [VIDEO]By Shunie Pearl C. Dela Cruz, UniversityHerald Reporter
"Red Dead Redemption 2" was announced few weeks ago but the developer of the game said that it will only be available in Xbox One and PS4 gaming console. Reports claim that the game will have its PC version in 2018 and is also likely to have the Nintendo Switch version by then.
Red Dead Redemption 2 on Xbox One & PS4
Fans of "Red Dead Redemption 2" are excited for the release of the game in Xbox One and PS4 gaming consoles, which is happening in the fall of 2017. According to PlayStation Blog, the PS4 players are likely to be the first to get access online within the selection of online content in the vast and wide world of "Red Dead Redemption 2."
Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC & Nintendo Switch
While the Xbox One and PS4 players rejoiced over the news of the rolling out of "Red Dead Redemption 2" in their respective gaming consoles, the others were disappointed when they heard that the game will not be available in PC and Nintendo Switch anytime soon. However, according to VG247, a PC version of the game is expected to roll out earlier in 2018.
On the other hand, there is a slim chance for "Red Dead Redemption 2" to be included in Nintendo Switch. According to Gaming Bolt, Nintendo Switch has residing too far away from the mainstream now and it becomes difficult for the publishers to launched mainstream games.
"Red Dead Redemption" is the first series that got 14 million hits in five years following the 12 million hits it got after its initial release to the gaming public. For this reason, "Red Dead Redemption 2" is predicted to sell 12 million units right after the game release in the fall of 2017.
The 12 million units predicted sales is based on the attention the "Red Dead Redemption 2" gathered in social media after the announcement was made. Accordingly, the announcement has gathered 61 thousands retweets in Twitter, 65K likes in Instagram and 152K likes in Facebook.