Gamers will finally get to see Red Dead Redemption 2 in-game footage on the morrow, Rockstar Games today announced.
Red Dead Redemption 2 is gearing up to be one of Rockstar Games' biggest projects yet. Set in 1889, the game will chronicle the eventual downfall of the wild west and its roaming outlaws--something that Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick said will deliver "incredible emotional depth." Apart from its grim and gritty story and setting, Red Dead Redemption 2 should stand as a superlative technical showcase for the current console generation; the game was, after all, built from the ground up for consoles.
Tomorrow's gameplay reveal should highlight quite a few things including the game's seamless open world, its believable, living NPCs, gunplay and action sequences, and possibly a taste of the storyline. On the more technical side we'll probably see amazing visuals with impressive high-end effects such as lighting, fog, and reflections, alongside more adept physics and everything else in between. We also might get a quick snippet of Red Dead Redemption 2's anticipated online mode, which promises "new ways to play" and should be monetized similar to GTA Online.
Rockstar Games will show off new Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay footage tomorrow, Thursday, August 9 at 11AM EST.
The western title will launch on October 26, 2018 on PS4 and Xbox One. A PC flavor has yet to be announced.
America, 1899. The end of the wild west era has begun as lawmen hunt down the last remaining outlaw gangs. Those who will not surrender or succumb are killed.
After a robbery goes badly wrong in the western town of Blackwater, Arthur Morgan and the Van der Linde gang are forced to flee. With federal agents and the best bounty hunters in the nation massing on their heels, the gang must rob, steal and fight their way across the rugged heartland of America in order to survive.
As deepening internal divisions threaten to tear the gang apart, Arthur must make a choice between his own ideals and loyalty to the gang who raised him.