After two tweets hinting towards a western, Rockstar announced Red Dead Redemption 2, the third game in the Red Dead series, coming late next year.
“Developed by the creators of Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption, Red Dead Redemption 2 is an epic tale of life in America’s unforgiving heartland. The game’s vast and atmospheric world will also provide the foundation for a brand new online multiplayer experience.”
A ‘multiplayer experience’ is a given to me. Considering the success of GTA Online, I can see this being the next stage.
The possibilities in this setting online could be:
- Online bounty hunts and western duels.
- Forming a group like the Magnificent Seven online and taking over certain towns.
Sounds fun already.
It also tells me it could be a launch title for Microsoft’s ‘Project Scorpio’, which will bring 4K resolution gaming to the Xbox One.
The trailer premieres this Thursday.