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New Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer incoming

Red Dead Redemption 2 will get a pre-E3 trailer

By Derek Strickland on Apr 30, 2018 01:57 pm CDT - 1 min, 41 secs reading time

Rockstar Games will drop the third trailer for its massively anticipated Western shooter Red Dead Redemption 2 this week.


The latest RDR2 trailer is set to release this Wednesday, May 2 at 11AM EST, Rockstar today announced. In predictable Rockstar fashion the devs didn't release any real new teasers or snippets of info--just the basic "new trailer on X date".

Based on everything we know and have seen so far, Red Dead Redemption 2 is Rockstar's most ambitious game yet and aims to push current generation consoles (4K and otherwise) to their limit. The studio has been crafting this game for years on end and actually built RDR2 from the ground up for PS4 and Xbox One and should eke out the Xbox One X's higher-end console power to boot.

The game will also feature an online mode that should mirror GTA Online in terms of microtransactions and engagement-driven content. Expect to see regular free updates, new modes (possibly a battle royale mode?), and a steady stream of patches across the board--all powered by optional in-game purchases.

We should see a bunch of new details at E3 2018, likely during Sony's press conference as PS4 should have exclusive content.

Red Dead Redemption 2 is slated to launch on October 26, 2018 for PS4 and Xbox One. A PC release has yet to be announced.

Derek Strickland

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Derek Strickland

Derek is absorbed with the intersection of technology and gaming, and is always looking forward to new advancements, whether it's VR with the Oculus Rift or Augmented Reality. With over six years in games journalism under his belt, Derek aims to further engage the gaming sector while taking a peek under the technology that powers it. He hopes to one day explore the stars in No Man's Sky with the magic of VR.

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