Red Dead Online will allow you to change your character's appearance soon

What you need to know

  • Red Dead Redemption 2 is a stunning single-player and multiplayer experience.
  • The online mode may not be as strong, but it's still a lot of fun.
  • You'll soon be able to change your character's appearance at any time.
  • You can purchase Red Dead Redemption 2: Ultimate Edition for $100 through GameStop.

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a cinematic action-adventure game set in the Wild West. The title takes place in 1899, a time which brought stability to the United States, but also resulted in a drastic shift for many individuals who lived close to the untamed frontier. Beforehand, the federal government chose not to heavily intervene in these territories, going all the way to California. However, the need for consolidation and some form of control — especially when states like Montana and Utah were admitted into the Union — triggered an end to the uncontrolled lawlessness that prevailed during those times. What many people considered "true freedom" was coming to an end.

The game features a single-player mode and a multiplayer component. While the single-player story focuses on Arthur Morgan, you can create your own cowboy in Red Dead Online. Unfortunately, once you confirmed your selection, you couldn't change the way you looked.

Luckily, that's about to change. Today, developer Rockstar Games announced that the team has "been working on some top-requested features for the next major Red Dead Online update including the ability to reset your character's appearance without altering your progress." The wording in the post didn't specify when this would be available, but here's hoping that it launches soon. We'll keep you posted as soon as we know more.

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Asher Madan

Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.