It's official - Rockstar Games has confirmed that Red Dead Redemption 2 is going to be launched on PC, and you don't even have to wait long. The game will be released via the recently unveiled Rockstar Games Launcher with many new improvements and bonuses for those who pre-order.
Red Dead Redemption 2 is going to arrive on PC on the 5th of November, one month from today. You can pre-order the game starting today on the Rockstar Games Launcher or through a number of other distributors later this month. Players who pre-order on the Launcher will automatically be upgraded to Premium Edition, will receive the Outlaw Survival Kit, War Horse, Treasure Map and Cash Bonus for Story Mode and 50 free Gold Bars for Online.
Additionally, anyone who pre-orders the game on the Rockstar Games Launcher can choose two free additional games from a selection including GTA 3, GTA: Vice City, GTA: San Andreas (free for anyone installing the launcher anyway), Bully: Scholarship Edition, L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition and Max Payne 3: The Complete Edition.
Alongside the Rockstar Games Launcher, you can also pre-order Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC via the Epic Games Store, Humble Store, Greenman Gaming, Gamestop and other retailers. These pre-orders will go live on the 23rd of October, and will include a bonus of 25 Gold Bars for Online. The game will be released on Steam in December.
The game's PC release will include a wide range of improvements over the console versions. The graphics have been significantly upgraded to make the most of the superior hardware available in high-end gaming PCs, and various technical improvements have been made for increased immersion. The PC version also has more content, including all-new Bounty Hunting Missions, Gang Hideouts, Weapons and more.
Red Dead Online will be available on PC from launch and PC players will have immediate access to all the content currently available in Red Dead Online, including the latest DLC, Frontier Pursuits. All future DLC for Red Dead Online will be available on the PC version.
Check back on the 9th of October for more details and information!