Red Dead Redemption 2 Officially Announced

Get ready to conquer the west once again

News has just broken that Rockstar Games' much anticipated sequel to Red Dead Redemption, Red Dead Redemption 2 will be released in Fall of 2017 with a trailer coming this Thursday, October 20th.

Since Monday, Rockstar has been posting teaser images via their Twitter, changing their profile avatar and website to match the red and black motif. Today Rockstar posted another tweet detailing and announcing the game's release for next year.

This release strategy is similar to that of the highly successful Grand Theft Auto V, with Rockstar slowly and mysteriously teasing the game before fully announcing it. However, Red Dead Redemption 2's announcement seems noticeably faster, with a trailer out in only two days.

Rockstar has stated that Red Dead Redemption 2 will release for Xbox One and PS4, but with a PC version releasing later in the game's life cycle being a strong bet.

For more news on Red Dead Redemption 2 stay on GameSkinny and check back in when the trailer drops on Thursday, October 20th.

Published Oct. 18th 2016
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