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 (opens in new tab).
Upadted September 10, 2019: The update is now live on Xbox One and comes in at up to 13 GB if you have an Xbox One X. Just press the left D-pad to enter the Free Roam menu. Scroll down and there should be an option to reset your apperance.
A few months ago, developer Rockstar Games announced that you should be able to change your character's appearance in Red Dead Online soon. Since then, gamers have been waiting patiently for any further announcements. Luckily, the update is coming on September 10.
Today, the team said that Red Dead Online's Summer Update launches next Tuesday and also comes with the first of three new Frontier Pursuits. Frontier Pursuits are Specialist Roles that include a unique path, themed activities, items, and more. More importantly, Dynamic Events now happen across the frontier.
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.
Simply the best
The gold standard for open world games
Every inch of this game has been carefully crafted to deliver the highest possible quality experience, and it shows all throughout this generation-defining experience.
Excellent and affordable Xbox accessories
Up your Xbox experience with one (or all) of these budget accessories, all of which are approved by the gamers of Windows Central.
PowerA Play & Charge Kit for Xbox One (opens in new tab) ($15 at Amazon)
This charging kit keeps your Xbox One wireless controllers juiced up, and it offers batteries for two controllers. At just $15, this is hands-down our favorite budget charging companion.
ElecGear 4 Port USB Xbox One S Hub (opens in new tab) ($19 at Amazon)
This brilliant little USB splitter hub attaches perfectly to the side of your Xbox One S console. It's ideal for use with chargers, controllers, headsets, and more.
Controller Gear stand (opens in new tab) ($13 at Amazon)
Proudly display your Xbox gamepads with this stylish and functional stand. The licensed design is minimalist and black, and it has a hidden storage compartment, making the price of $13 a real steal.
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.
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