GTA Online and Red Dead Online are getting big updates, more coming later this year

Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC
Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC (Image credit: Rockstar Games)

What you need to know

  • GTA Online and Red Dead Online have both constantly received content since their release.
  • In a recent blog post, Rockstar Games has outlined their future plans to make major changes to both games.
  • Big updates are coming to both titles this summer, with even bigger updates scheduled for later this year.
  • Players can look forward to lots of new content to enjoy, as well as changes to existing content.

It's clear Rockstar Games is onto something, with millions of players still actively enjoying GTA Online and Red Dead Online, the multiplayer counterparts to GTA V and Red Dead Redemption 2. Both games regularly get updates to add new objectives, missions, and content for players to find and enjoy, and a recent blog post from Rockstar gives us some insight into future plans.

On July 28th, Red Dead Online will be getting a relatively large update with a Frontier Pursuit, a new Role and Outlaw Past, and a ton of changes and fixes from the community's feedback. A little later on, GTA Online will also get a sizeable update that will offer new experiences from the game's existing (and massive) pool of content.

Finally, major updates are planned for later this year, with GTA Online reportedly receiving its "biggest ever update" which should overhaul Heists in a big way. If you're interested, you can find all the details on Rockstar's website. If you haven't tried Red Dead Redemption 2 yet, the game is actually currently available through Xbox Game Pass, so any subscriber can download and play right now.

Zachary Boddy
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