After the long and huge success of GTA V Online, it was clear that too Red Dead Redemption 2 will get an online mode. Now there were the first details how the Red Dead Online mode should look like and when it will start.
In an interview with IGN the developers gave details on the implementation of Red Dead Online. Accordingly, players in online mode will have the same freedom in the open world and with the game mechanics as in the Single player campaign. Whether alone or with other players, you will be able to discover the huge world. Compared to the online mode of Red Dead Redemption 1 sollen die Spieler mehr Möglichkeiten haben und die Entwickler planen auch die von GTA Online gelernten und geliebten Features weiterzuentwickeln.
Red Dead Online is said to be in November 2018 appear, so only a few weeks after the release of Red Dead Redemption 2. There will be a public beta first. The designers cite the fact that Red Dead Online is based on Redemption Gameplay, but both are viewed as separate products as reasons for the separate publication. So both should independent of each other grow and evolve.
Red Dead Redemption 2 should work with the story and the single player campaign as a start and introduction to the online experience. The team is also aware that online games are often different Balancing require and also offer other technical challenges. Due to the planned separation, the release of Red Dead Online will not have a negative impact on the individual players of RDR 2.
Red Dead Online access is free for all owners of Red Dead Redemption 2 (Xbox or PlayStation 4).
Red Dead Redemption 2 will be released on October 26, 2018 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.