The year is 1899 and the end of the Wild West era has begun. In the western American town Blackwater, a gang by the name of Van der Linde's robbery goes awry. The story focuses on Arthur Morgan, and, as a member of Van der Linde in the wake of their actions, federal agents along with the best bounty hunters in the nation are hunting him and his gang down. Rob, steal and fight your way across the rugged American heartland to evade your pursuers and attempt to survive in the harsh territory. As tensions build and internal divisions intensify, Arthur must make a tremendous choice: Abide by his own ideals, or keep his loyalty to the gang that raised him.