Take-Two Finally Addresses Red Dead Online Frustration


Despite the word being on the game's name, Red Dead Online is far from dead.

According to Take-Two Interactive's CEO, Strauss Zelnick, Red Dead Online is still alive even though it hasn't gotten an update for over a year.

Unfortunately, this does little to induce excitement in RDO's frustrated player base, which Zelnick made worse with what he said to IGN in a follow-up inquiry, drawing the ire of fans. Zelnick added that while Take-Two will support Red Dead online long-term, he was simply "referring to the online servers". IGN added that Zelnick clarified that Rockstar Games is in charge of all future content updates.

The only consolation is that Red Dead Online's servers aren't going down anytime soon.

It's a shame that Zelnick didn't have more exciting news to share about Red Dead Online. Even if it isn't as successful as Grand Theft Auto Online, it still has its fair share of fans. Not to mention, Rockstar should know better than to "give up" on a game that wasn't good at launch. The least that the studio could do is to give Red Dead Online a fighting chance by adding more content to the game consistently. Unfortunately, with so much going on over at Rockstar right now, we don't think that the studio can spare the manpower.

As per the latest earnings call, Take-Two revealed that it had 69 games in the pipeline. We have no clue if this includes the rumored remake of the original Red Dead Redemption.


Matt Stone

Ever since the original Red Dead Redemption was released back in 2010 and swiftly completed by Matt he has been eagerly anticipating another return to the Wild West. In Matt's totally non-biased opinion the story told in the sequel, Red Dead Redemption 2, is one of the best ever (at least as far as games go). And while some story DLC would be great, Matt isn't counting on it! Matt is on Twitter (but not really active).