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Red Dead Online update to add Frontier Pursuits soon

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Rockstar have put a date on Red Dead Redemption 2's next update and it launches on 10 September 2019. Once it's here, players will get the first taste of Frontier Pursuits, which are ongoing series of roles for players to perfect.

Of course, the dev already announced the three roles but this time we've got the exact date and a ton of new details on Red Dead Online's specialists.

As you complete specific role activities, you'll be automatically earning role XP. "Role XP counts towards your progression through 20 Role Ranks. You will reach a new tier of distinction every 5 ranks: Novice, Promising, Established and Distinguished", Rockstar wrote.

Red Dead Redemption 2's Bounty Hunter skills and items are:

  •     Focus: Targets glow red in Eagle Eye
  •     Reinforced Lasso: A lasso made with reinforced rope to keep bounties secure
  •     Reverse Spin: Perform a Reverse Spin with a single pistol or revolver
  •     Tonics Satchel Upgrade: Store more items in your Tonics Pouch
  •     Eagle Eye+: Track enemies while sprinting or galloping
  •     Spin Up: Perform a Spin Up with a single pistol or revolver
  •     Kit Satchel Upgrade: Store more items in your Kit Pouch
  •     Tracking Arrow Pamphlet: A pamphlet recipe on how to craft Tracking Arrows
  •     Reverse Spin Up: Perform a Reverse Spin Up with a single pistol or revolver
  •     Ducking: Duck for protection while on horseback
  •     Bolas: A thrown weapon, perfect for tangling the legs of bounties
  •     Bounty Wagon: A wagon for securely retaining bounty targets
  •     Perception: Receive a notification of bounties from a greater distance
  •     Alternating Flips: Perform Alternating Flips with a single pistol or revolver
  •     Dual Gun Spinning: Perform gun spinning tricks with two pistols or revolvers

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Going for the Trader role means helping your trusted camp companion Cripps in starting an outpost, with the following skills and items:

  • Stew Pot: A camp upgrade that unlocks stew recipes to boost cores
  • Ingredients Satchel Upgrade: Store more items in your Ingredients Pouch
  • Awareness: Identify rival Trader wagons at an increased range
  • Canine Warning: Train your dog to warn off thieves raiding your camp
  • Medium and Large Delivery Wagons: Upgraded wagons that can hold more goods for transport
  • Weapons Locker: Store weapons for later use
  • Lance Knife: A bespoke knife style available to Traders only
  • Efficiency: Learn to increase the amount of usable materials from perfect carcasses
  • Materials Satchel Upgrade: Store more items in your Materials Pouch
  • Hunting Wagon: A sturdy wagon fit for carrying multiple carcasses, hides and pelts

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Last but not least is the Collector, whose arsenal includes the following skills and items:

  •     Divination: Sense when near collectibles
  •     Pennington Field Shovel: An essential tool for uncovering buried collectibles
  •     Potential: Detect disturbed earth when using Eagle Eye
  •     Intuition: Narrow your search area
  •     Horse Saddlebag Upgrade: Carry more in your Horse’s saddlebag
  •     Refined Binoculars: Specialized binoculars that make dig sites glow from a great distance
  •     Águila Machete: A classic machete restyled for the use of adventurous and belligerent Collectors
  •     Metal Detector: An important tool which can identify collectibles buried underground
  •     Equine Assistance: Collect herbs from horseback
  •     Horse Lantern: Light the path ahead with a lantern attached to your horse’s breastplate
  •     Valuables Satchel Upgrade: Store more items in your Valuables Pouch

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Rockstar also said that the update will bring a bunch of other new features and gameplay updates, such as the new Role Free Roam Events unlocked as you progress. There will also be added Stable slots, cheaper Jewelry, lootable wagons, etc.

You can find the full post on Rockstar's website.