Dec 31, 2016 05:10 AM EST
'Red Dead Redemption 2' Update: The Consoles & Release Date; Why It could be Sooner than You Think!
Rockstar has announced "Red Dead Redemption 2" release in 2017 and here are a few possible reasons why the game could be launched sooner than everyone thinks.
- "Red Dead Redemption 2" Promotion Materials
It has been reported that there are several posters of "RDR2" spotted in a few stores believed to be originated from UK. There are also a few cardboxes that read Autumn 2017 release. This means that the launch is sooner than what was previously expected - in December.
The promo material also indicates that gamers will be able to pre-order the game. RDR2 has learned that there are a few posters that state Pan European Game Information's R18 rating for the game. This means that there is a high-level of violence can be expected.
- "Red Dead Redemption 2" Gameplay Leaks
Previously, an internal source has leaked bits of "RDR2" gameplay - stating that there will be an online mode and there will also be three playable characters. The informant doesn't reveal further about the game's release date but it can be assumed that the tipster seems to know much about the game's development or how it may already be at finalizing stage that he decides to give further notice to the fans.
Red Dead Redemption 2: Promo-Material verrät Release Ende 2017 - https://t.co/awDzbaRMab— Games-News-Live (@GamesNewsLiveDE) December 29, 2016
A few reports also hint at a prequel gameplay instead of a sequel. Polygon has noticed the prequel's map along with other evidences that corroborate the speculation. It has garnered split opinion from the fans as more than half of the Red Dead fans prefer it to be a sequel.
"Red Dead Redemption 2" Official Announcement
Rockstar has confirmed the game launch in 2017. This is a guarantee that there will definitely be an installment of this action-packed video game. "Red Dead Redemption 2" will be available for PS4 and Xbox One platforms. WWG reported that the game could be released for PC although the authenticity remains to be confirmed.