'Red Dead Redemption 2' Release Date, News & Update: Everything We Know So Far About Rockstar Game's Third Person Western Shooter Game

By Daniel Flores , Updated Dec 20, 2016 11:56 AM EST

"Red Dead Redemption 2" is one of the most awaited games that players can definitely see on 2017. Despite the long wait, Rockstar Games has been developing the game for years and the sequel to the open-world Western is coming back and here are several things we know so far about "Red Dead Redemption 2."

'Red Dead Redemption 2' will be Rockstar's most visual game yet

If "Red Dead Redemption" fans could watch the trailer again, fans can see Rockstar had a lot of time making the details crisp and rich. With the "Red Dead Redemption 2" trailer showing off the game's vast valleys, dense forest, and the spectacular old Western vistas and gamers can expect the third person shooter game to be played with 4K support.

'Red Dead Redemption 2' gang of Outlaws & swappable characters

In the "Red Dead Redemption 2" trailer, fans can safely say that the game's sequel will have multiple characters that will mold the game's storyline. Rockstar Games is not new to the whole concept of having multiple protagonists in a game and there are rumors that "Red Dead Redemption 2" can also have swappable characters similar to the "GTA 5" format.

'Red Dead Redemption 2' Leaked Map

When the "Red Dead Redemption 2" was leaked by NeoGaf early last year, several publications stated that the map is legitimate and accurate. With the map bearing specific names of places such as "The Great Plains" that was one of the visually striking localities of "Red Dead Redemption" with gamers remembering the said plains having a sweeping valley with a grazing buffalo.

More Water-Based Missions On 'Red Dead Redemption 2'

Other than that, Rockstar Games will most likely have water-based missions in "Red Dead Redemption 2" as featured in the trailer that some characters can use canoes for transport. If "Red Dead Redemption" has brought water-based missions, why not expand it in "Red Dead Redemption 2?"

'Red Dead Redemption 2' release date

"Red Dead Redemption 2" is slated to be released on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in the late December 2017. There are rumors that "Red Dead Redemption 2" will also have a PS4 Pro and Xbox One S version, so gamers can expect a "Red Dead Redemption 2" game to run on 4K support.

A PC version of "Red Dead Redemption 2" is expected to be out on 2018. For more "Red Dead Redemption 2" news and updates stay tuned to GameNGuide!

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