Red Dead Redemption 2 Coming to PC With new Features

Red Dead Redemption 2 is making its way to PC on November 5 exclusively on the Rockstar Games Launcher. Announced on Rockstar Games Newswire, the game is coming to PC with new additions and a number of technical enhancements. The PC release will take full advantage of the most powerful gaming PCs and include support for HDR, 4K resolution, multi-monitor configurations, and faster frame rates. The game will also include new graphical enhancements, increased draw distance, higher-quality global illumination, higher resolution shadows, and improved textures.

Technical enhancements aren’t the only new additions to the PC release of Red Dead Redemption 2 as the PC release’s story mode will include 3 new bounty hunter missions, 2 new gang hideouts, and 2 new treasure maps. There is also a new mission added that will require you to collect herbs for a range of rewards. New weapons, new horses, and new trinkets will also be in the PC release making the PC release the definitive edition of the game.

If you pre-purchase the game from the Rockstar Games Launcher, you’ll receive quite a few neat bonuses. These include a warhorse, outlaw survival kit, treasure map, cash for the story mode, 50 gold bars for the online mode, and a discounted upgrade to the special or ultimate edition of Red Dead Redemption 2. You’ll also be able to receive two Rockstar PC games for free. What will your PC need to run this huge game? Let’s take a look at both the minimum and recommended specs;

Minimum Specifications:

  • OS:  Windows 7 – Service Pack 1 (6.1.7601)
  • Processor:  Intel® Core™ i5-2500K / AMD FX-6300
  • Memory:  8GB
  • Graphics Card:  Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 2GB / AMD Radeon R9 280 3GB 
  • HDD Space:  150GB
  • Sound Card:  DirectX compatible

Recommended Specifications:

  • OS:  Windows 10 – April 2018 Update (v1803)
  • Processor:  Intel® Core™ i7-4770K / AMD Ryzen 5 1500X 
  • Memory:  12GB
  • Graphics Card:  Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6GB / AMD Radeon RX 480 4GB
  • HDD Space:  150GB
  • Sound Card:  DirectX compatible

Red Dead Redemption 2 comes to the PC exclusively on the Rockstar Games Launcher on November 5, but if you can’t wait or would rather play the game on the PS4 or Xbox One you can always buy the game on Amazon right now.