‘Red Dead Online’ beta set to launch ‘toward the end’ of November

Ruben Fields
November 9, 2018

In just eight days it's managed to sell 17 million copies, which is more than Red Dead Redemption managed to date.

News about that came out of Take-Two's financial report too, with CEO Strauss Zelnick (chairman of the board at CBS, CNET's parent company) saying the online beta would launch at some point near the end of November. "We're not making any current predictions".

We all know that Red Dead Redemption 2 online beta was coming this month, but with any title that provides an online beta, there's always that doubt in your mind if it will be pushed back or not.

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Gamers will be chomping at the bit to learn more about the online version of the game, which will be free to access for anyone who owns Red Dead Redemption 2 (and an Xbox One or a PlayStation 4). Red Dead Redemption 2 cross platform play has not been confirmed, nor is it looking arriving imminently. Set in the RDR2 game world, it's described as an evolution of the original game's multiplayer experience.

It's perhaps worth pointing out that murdering suffragettes in Red Dead Redemption 2 actually lowers your Honor rating, while attacking members of the Ku Klux Klan improves it, so there's definitely a message that Rockstar wants to get across.

"We look forward to working with our wonderful and dedicated community to share ideas, help us fix teething problems and work with us to develop Red Dead Online into something really fun and innovative".

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