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Check out the different editions of Read Dead Redemption 2! Find out about bonus content per edition, pre-order bonuses, & more to help you decide which edition to buy!

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Which Edition Should You Get?

Different Editions Of Read Dead Redemption 2

When it comes to how you want to experience the world of Red Dead Redemption 2, it all boils down to your preference.

Standard Edition: For The Base RDR2 Experience

Red Dead Redemption - Standard Edition

Standard Edition Price


If you just want to experience the story of Arthur, and the adventures of the Van der Linde Gang, then this is the edition for you!

SOURCE: Rockstar Games' Official Site

Special Edition: For Extra Story Content & Bonuses

Red Dead Redemption 2 Special Edition

Special Edition Price


The Special Edition is recommended for players who want to get more out of the game's story mode. This includes extra story mode missions, free guns from gunsmiths, and gameplay boosts and bonuses!

Bonus Content Table

Bank Robbery Missions & Gang Hideout
Dappled Black Thoroughbred
The Nuevo Paraiso Gunslinger Outfit
Talisman & Medallion Gameplay Bonuses
Gameplay Boosts, Cash Bonuses & Discounts
3 Free Weapons From Gunsmiths
Exclusive World Map

SOURCE: Rockstar Games' Official Site

Ultimate Edition: For Online Bonuses

Red Dead Redemption 2 Ultimate Edition

Ultimate Edition Price


The Ultimate Edition is for players who would also want to get bonuses in Red Dead Redemption 2's online mode! If you want to get a leg up on the competition, then this edition has just what you're looking for!

Bonus Content Table

All Bonus Content From The Special Edition
Blackrose Bounty Hunter Outfit (Online)
Copperhead Enforcer Outfit
Rank Bonuses (Online)
Black Chestnut Thoroughbred & Plains Cutting Saddle (Online)
Survivor Camp Theme (Online
Free Access To Additional Weapons (Online)

SOURCE: Rockstar Games' Official Site

Pre-Order Bonuses For RDR2

Depending on the edition you buy, you will be eligible to receive bonus content from the game! These will vary depending on which edition you have chosen.

Pre-Ordering Adds More Benefits

Pre-ordering the game will also reward you with benefits in addition to the bonuses and rewards given to you per edition!

Pre-Order Bonuses (All Editions)

Red Dead Redemption 2 Pre Order Bonus
War Horse
The Outlaw Survival Kit

Pre-ordering the game will give you the War Horse, an in-game horse that has better stats than the average horse, and the Outlaw Survival Kit, a collection of items to replenish your health, Dead Eye, and more.

Bonus GTA$ For GTA Online

EditionBonus GTA$
Standard Edition$500,000
Special Edition$1,000,000
Ultimate Edition$2,000,000

All pre-orders will also receive a reward in Rockstar's other game, GTA 5. The bonus cash reward will be put in the player's GTA Online Maze Bank Account.

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