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Rockstar sweetening Red Dead Redemption 2 deal on PC

Published: 16:45, 09 October 2019
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Red Dead Redemption 2

Rockstar is drumming up some excitement over Red Dead Redemption 2's long-awaited arrival on PC and if you choose to pre-order via the company website, you'll be getting two games for free. There is some additional, PC-specific content too.

Red Dead Redemption 2 has already received minimum and recommended specifications for PC players, and they're quite modest, i.e. you probably won't have to invest much, if at all, in order to play it. For detailed specs, refer here .

Those who downloaded Rockstar's Game Launcher prior to yesterday were treated to a free copy of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, but the dev seems bent on filling the pockets of Red Dead Redemption 2 fans with all sorts of freebies.

We're talking about a PC launch, which traditionally brings other extras as well, and 150GB of required disk space should be enough of a hint that Rockstar have a few special things in store.

"The first game in the Red Dead Redemption series to be featured on the PC platform, Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC features a range of graphical and technical enhancements for increased immersion along with new Bounty Hunting Missions, Gang Hideouts, Weapons and more", they wrote. 

So, three new Bounty Hunter missions, two Gang hideouts, just as many Treasure Maps, four new weapons, new horses, trinkets, etc. - it's all coming with Red Dead Redemption 2's PC version. 

Pre-purchasing the game via Rockstar's website or launcher gets the following:

  • Outlaw Survival Kit for Story Mode
  • War Horse for Story Mode
  • Treasure Map for Story Mode
  • Cash Bonus for Story Mode
  • 50 Gold Bars for Red Dead Online

as well as a choice of two games from the following list:

  • Grand Theft Auto III
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
  • Bully: Scholarship Edition
  • L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition
  • Max Payne 3: The Complete Edition

Rockstar Train crossing a wooden bridge. Red Dead Redemption 2 - the hype train

If you're planning to buy Red Dead Redemption via other stores, Rockstar said the following, "Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC will also be available to pre-order at the Epic Games store, Greenman Gaming, the Humble Store, GameStop and additional digital retailers starting October 23rd with a pre-order bonus of 25 Gold Bars for Red Dead Online. Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC will also be available to purchase on Steam this December."

You can learn more on Rockstar's website .

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