We knew the time would come that Rockstar Games would release Red Dead Redemption 2 to the PC, but who knew it would be so soon? Mark November 5 in your calendar.
It wasn’t that long ago that Rockstar’s Social Club source code hinted at a PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2 and everyone was expecting a PC release at some point in time. After all, Rockstar Games followed a similar formula with Grand Theft Auto V to great success. Today, Rockstar has revealed the official release date of Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC, and it’s right around the corner: November 5, 2019. You’ll be pleased to know that all the content currently available, including Red Dead Online and its most recent improvements, will be available at launch.
The release of Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC will cover a multitude of digital storefronts, with the premier platform being the new Rockstar Games Launcher. You’ll be able to pre-order the title starting at 11 a.m. on October 9, 2019, and if you do so before October 22nd, you’ll receive the following extras:
- Two free Rockstar PC games from the following list:
- Grand Theft Auto III
- Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
- Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
- Bully: Scholarship Edition
- L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition
- Max Payne 3: The Complete Edition
- Outlaw Survival Kit for Story Mode
- War Horse for Story Mode
- Treasure Map for Story Mode
- Cash Bonus for Story Mode
- 50 Gold Bars for Red Dead Online
After October 22nd, you’ll also be able to pre-order Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC on the Epic Games store, Greenman Gaming, the Humble Store, GameStop, and additional digital retailers with a pre-order bonus of 25 Gold Bars for Red Dead Online.
For those that prefer Steam for the PC gaming needs, you’ll have to wait until December to purchase Red Dead Redemption 2. For more details on when you can finally join the Van Der Linde gang on PC, check out Rockstar Games’ official announcement. You’ll also want to check out our guide content to get you started on the right foot. We’ll keep you informed on more details in the coming weeks, especially whether there will be some sort of transfer option for existing console players.