Arthur Morgan, protagonist of Red Dead Redemption 2Source: Rockstar Games

What you need to know

  • Red Dead Redemption 2 is coming to PC.
  • There's a new trailer showing off the story mode for the game.
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 will be available on PC through the Epic Games Store and Rockstar launcher on November 5.
  • It's also coming to Steam sometime in December.

Red Dead Redemption 2 is coming to PC and ahead of the game's PC release, Rockstar Games has released a new launch trailer, showing what players can expect. You can check out the new trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC below.

The PC version of the game is packing some impressive upgrades, like the ability to run at a far higher frame rate, improved textures and other graphics options. Red Dead Redemption 2 is set to be available on PC via the Epic Games Store and Rockstar launcher on November 5. It'll also be coming to Steam sometime in December.

Players who preorder the game will get a wide swath of bonuses, the exact details of which vary based on the digital storefront used. These include the Outlaw Survival Kit, War Horse, Treasure Map and Cash Bonus for Story Mode, as well as 50 Gold Bars for Red Dead Online. Preorders on the Rockstar launcher will also let you choose two free games from a selection of titles available on said launcher.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 is, despite its name, a prequel to the original Red Dead Redemption. It follows the story of Arthur, a longtime friend of Dutch and member of a gang that is racing against law and order in the dying west. The game was the largest entertainment launch of 2018 and the second-largest of all time, earning $725 million in its launch period and selling over 17 million copies in its first couple of weeks.

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