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Read this Red Dead Redemption 2 guide to learn more about the game's PC release! Includes pre order information, specs and requirements, size, new elements, updated contents!

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PC Release Information

RDR2 Coming To PC November 5

ReleaseNovember 5, 2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 has officially been released for PC in November 5, 2019 through the Rockstar Launcher and Epic Game Store. It's also been announced to be released in other online stores in December.

Releases On Rockstar Games Launcher

Launches on Rockstar Games Launcher

The game is set to release on November 5 on the Rockstar Games Launcher. If you do not have the launcher, you can download it by clicking here.

Releases on Other Launchers

Players can also purchase the game on different storefronts such as the Epic Games Launcher, Humble Store, and additional digital retailers. The game will also come to the Steam storefront at a later date.

Will Also Be Released on Steam

Red Dead Redemption 2 will have a delayed release on the Steam storefront. The game will launch on Steam stores in December 2019.

New Elements In Story Mode

New Story Mode Features & Updates

Several updates and features have been added to the PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2. These were made to give players the best experience they can with the game!

Check Out All Story Missions Here!

New Bounty Hunter Missions

3 New Bounty Hunter Missions have been added to the game's story mode. These will have you hunting down Herman Zizendorf, Camille de Millemont, and Bart Cavanaugh & his gang!

New Gang Hideouts

New Gang Hideouts

New gang hideouts have been discovered in Gaptooth Breach and Solomon's Folly. Go and clear out these hideouts to take out the competition and take their money and resources for your own gang!

Additional Weapons

Additional Weapons

Additional weapons have been added to the game's story mode, including previously online only weapons such as the High Roller Revolver and the Le Mat Revolver.

Check Out the All Weapon List Here!

New Weapons In Story Mode

M1899 PistolSemi-automatic handgun with clip loaded ammunition
Evans RepeaterHigh capacity repeater weapon
High Roller RevolverOrnate double-action revolver
Le Mat RevolverPowerful revolver with the ability to shoot shotgun shells

New Horses Added

New Horses Added

New horses have also been added to the game's story mode, including previously online-only horses. New wild horse variations have also been added for the Buttermilk Buckskin, Kentucky Saddler, and more!

Check Out How to Get Horses Here!

New Horses In Story Mode

Warped Brindle ArabianA fast and agile mount
Few Spot AppaloosaBeautiful and hardy, ideal for cross-country journeys
Perlino AndalusianA healthy, sturdy animal ideal for hunting
Red Chestnut ArabianA fleet-footed beast with a distinctive coat

New Treasure Maps

Two new treasure maps have been added to the story mode for you to hunt down gold bars and other special rewards! Explore every nook and cranny as you track down treasure in the Landmarks of Riches and Elemental Trail maps!

New Trinkets Added

New Trinkets with different effects have also been added to the game! Visit the nearest fence to craft these new trinkets for your character!

Check Out All Trinkets Here!

New Trinkets in Story Mode

Hawk TalonPermanently decreases Stamina bar drain speed y 30% when drawing your bow
Cat EyePermanently increases the length of Fortifying Tonic effects by 20%
Shark ToothPermanently increases horse bonding experience bonus by 10%
Turtle ShellPermanently increases health bar refill speed by 10%
Crow BeakPermanently increases looted ammo by 10%

New Mission "To the Ends of the Earth"

A new mission has also been added where you will be collecting various herbs in exchange for a range of different kinds of rewards!

Photo Mode Added

Photo Mode Added

RDR2 for PC also has a new photo mode which will allow you to use an assortment of tools and use them to discover the wonder and beauty of the frontier! This Photo Mode features free camera movement, filters, stickers, text, and more!

New Elements In Red Dead Online

Complete Red Dead Online Experience

Complete Red Dead Online Experience

All current content for Red Dead Online will be available at launch! These include all previously released updates and improvements to the game mode along with the Frontier Pursuits update, and specialist roles!

Red Dead Online Related Articles

Check Out Red Dead Online Here!

Play Through a Land of Opportunities

Play Through a Land of Opportunities

Experience the entirety of the "A Land of Opportunities" quest line at launch. All missions from this questline will immediately be available to PC players once the game launches!

Check Out a Land of Opportunities Missions Here!

Choose Your Role in Frontier Pursuits

Choose Your Role in Frontier Pursuits

Red Dead Online for the PC will also include the Frontier Pursuits update which allows you to choose 1 of 3 roles as you explore the wild wild west! Choose to become a Bounty Hunter, a Trader, or a Collector!

Pre Order Information

Pre-purchasing Available

Pre-Purchasing Available
Pre-Purchasing EndsNovember 4, 2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 is now available for pre-orders on several digital storefronts. These include the Rockstar Games Launcher, Epic Games Launcher, Humble Store, and more! Currently, RDR2 is not available for pre-purchase on Steam.

Receive 25 Gold Bars From Pre-Orders

Players who have pre-ordered the game from any storefront will automatically be awarded 25 gold bars to use in Red Dead Online.

Rockstar Games Launcher Bonuses

Rockstar Games Launcher Bonuses

Pre-odering the game in the Rockstar Games Launcher will net you several in-game and out-of-game benefits. These include in-game items, and even a free game from Rockstar!

List of In-Game Bonuses

  • War Horse
  • Outlaw Survival Kit
  • Treasure Map
  • Cash For Story Mode
  • 50 Gold Bars For Online

Choose a Free Game

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

Pre-purchasing the game on the Rockstar Games Launcher will also let allow you to choose from 6 different Rockstar games. The game you choose will be yours to keep, free of charge!

Upgrade to Special or Ultimate Edition

Players who opt to purchase the game in the Rockstar Games Launcher will also have the option to upgrade their games to the Special or Ultimate Edition at no extra charge!

Check Out Which Edition To Get Here!

PC Requirements & Specs

Minimum & Recommended Requirements

OSWindows 7 - Service Pack 1 (6.1.7601)Windows 10 - April 2018 Update (v1803)
ProcessorIntel Core i5-2500K / AMD FX-6300Intel Core i7-4770K / AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
GPUNvidia GeForce 770 2GB / AMD Radeon R9 280 3GBNvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6GB / AMD Radeon RX 480 4GB
HDD Space150 GB150 GB
Sound CardDirectX compatibleDirectX compatible

Listed above are the minimum and recommended requirements in order for your PC to run the game. Please note that if you do not meet the minimum requirements for the game, you will not be able to correctly run it.

Check Out the PC Requirements Here!

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