Rockstar Games is slated to kick off its Red Dead Online beta this week, providing a first look at its multiplayer extension of Red Dead Redemption 2. Following its critically-acclaimed single-player, and the continued success of Grand Theft Auto V, hopes are high for its connected western world. We’ve wrapped up the essentials and how to access Red Dead Online as soon as possible.
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Red Dead Redemption 2 beta features
Despite Red Dead Redemption 2’s October 26 debut, the game’s online mode is on track for delayed launch, initially in a beta state. Expect an in-progress peek into the game’s multiplayer offerings, with the chance of limited features, various bugs, and connectivity hiccups.
Like its previous multiplayer endeavors, Red Dead Online is expected to be the host of countless multiplayer activities, embracing the existing open world. Cooperative missions, competitive player-versus-player (PvP) modes, and optional events look likely, ranging from tranquil fishing to total carnage. For a full breakdown of Red Dead Online’s expected features, check out our complete rundown on news and leaks so far.