Cowboy Up: Red Dead Redemption 2 is Riding Onto PC

Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC will include new content, with Rockstar offering plenty of pre-order bonuses.

Remember all those rumors about Red Dead Redemption 2 coming to PC? Well, it turns out they were true. Red Dead Redemption 2 will launch on PC November 5.

Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC will bring with it a bundle of improvements, such as new graphics enhancements, new weapons, Bounty Missions, and Hangouts, with Rockstar promising even more new content as well.

Pre-orders open October 9 at 11 a.m. EST, with a slew of bonuses for those who pre-order on the Rockstar Games Launcher.

One of the big bonuses is getting two free Rockstar games from the following list:

  • Grand Theft Auto III
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
  • Bully: Scholarship Edition
  • L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition
  • Max Payne 3: The Complete Edition 

Pre-purchases on the RGL will get you a free upgrade to the premium edition of the game and $20 off the Special and Ultimate editions.

Additionally, it gives free access to Red Dead Online, plus:

  • Outlaw Survival Kit for Story Mode
  • War Horse for Story Mode
  • Treasure Map for Story Mode
  • Cash Bonus for Story Mode
  • 50 Gold Bars for Red Dead Online 

Note this is all for pre-purchases specifically on Rockstar's new Rockstar Games Launcher. It won't be on Steam until sometime in December, with pre-orders from other retailers, like the Epic Games Store, GameStop, and HumbleBundle, opening October 23.

Rockstar is promising even more details about Red Dead Redemption 2 PC when pre-orders open, so be sure to check back for more information.


Josh Broadwell's gaming career began early--1993, to be exact--when he was introduced to the Super Nintendo and Super Mario World. Despite all the magnificent games the SNES and, later, the original PlayStation had to offer, it wasn't until the GameBoy Advance era that he finally discovered RPGs, which quickly became a favorite genre. He holds a BA in history, an MA in history, and is currently pursuing an MA in strategic communication.

Published Oct. 4th 2019

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