Red Dead Redemption 2 is an epic tale of outlaw life that seamlessly blends story with action and exploration with a choice – all under the constant threat of danger. This action-adventure video game developed and published by Rockstar Games. It is will be released for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 26, 2018. The game is a prequel to the 2010 title Red Dead Redemption and will be the third entry in the Red Dead series.
The Story of Red Dead Redemption 2
In the late 1800s America was evolving, on its way to become the most powerful country in the world. New immigrants arrived, thriving outposts became town and civilization was spreading rapidly into the huge wild frontier. With Red Dead Redemption 2, Rockstar games aim to create a living world which is not simply open but deeper and more interactive and combining action, storytelling and gameplay in new ways. As you ride, live and fight to survive as an outlaw in a notorious gang.
After a robbery goes badly wrong in the western town of Blackwater, Arthur Morgan and the Van der Linde gang are forced to flee. With federal agents and the best bounty hunters in the nation massing on their heels, the gang must rob, steal and fight their way across the rugged heartland of America in order to survive. As deepening internal divisions threaten to tear the gang apart, Arthur must make a choice between his own ideas and loyalty to the gang who raised him.
The world is full of adventures and stories that you discover naturally, as you move fluidly from one moment to another.
You play as Arthur Morgan, a trusted senior gun. You can undertake various nefarious activity with your fellow gang members. Some are large-scale heist like robbing a train or looting a bank. While other activities are a bit personal like giving a few women a lift from one town to another.
You can rob a train, passerby or a coach, loot up a store, burglar a house or explore alone. The countryside, towns, and frontiers are full of dangers like rival gangs and outlaws. Each different but all of them deadly. In this rapidly civilizing world, lawmen are cunning. whether tracking wanted outlaws or investigating a crime scene. If you get a price on your head, bounty hunters will track you down. You must be always prepared for dangers.
The dead eye system is expanded and will improve in stages through stories. With it, you can slow time, paint targets or see the critical and fatal point of your targets. How and when you will use it is up to you.
Your experiences are defined by the choices and decisions you make for Arthur in the game. You can choose what to wear or ride, what to eat and which guns to carry. Red Dead Redemption 2 is full of things to do. There are countless secrets to uncover and people to meet. You can chase down bounties or fight any duel.
Your behavior has consequences and people will remember you and your action. You can also experience the game in the first person or take in the world with new cinematic cameras for stunning views.
The Frontier, Cities & Towns
Discover some of the towns dotted across the vast and varied landscape of Red Dead Redemption 2; from the forests of West Elizabeth to the mountains of Ambarino to the plains of New Hanover to the swamps of Lemoyne.
Valentine, The heartlands,NH:
Annesberg, Roanoke Bridge, NH:
Life isn’t easy for the miners and their families in Annesburg, which has been providing coal up and down the Lannahechee River for almost a century. Working conditions are terrible for little pay, and many men have lost their lives down the pit.
Saint-Denis, Bayou NWA, LE:
A key gateway into North America with a trade route that runs the length of the country, the bustling city of Saint-Denis is a melting pot of cultures and people where businessmen, socialites, sailors, laborers, beggars, and thieves all live side by side.
Mount Hagen, Grizzlies, AM:
One of the more well-known peaks in the snowy Grizzlies of Ambarino, Mount Hagen towers above Lake Isabella to the west and Beartooth Beck to the east, which provides the main pass through the western mountain range and joins up with the Dakota River further south.
Rhodes, Scarlet Meadows, LE:
Prim and proper on the surface, tensions and corruption run deep in the Southern town of Rhodes, which for years has been caught in the crossfire between the Braithwaites and the Grays, two warring plantation families.
Strawberry, Big Valley, WE:
Strawberry was little more than a small logging town until the arrival of its new mayor, an East Coast eccentric, who is obsessed with transforming it into a cultural beacon for wealthy tourists, much to the bemusement of the locals.
Lagras, Boyou NWA, LE:
A small, remote settlement out in the swamps of Bayou Nwa, Lemoyne, the people of Lagras live self-sufficiently for the most part, making a little money here and there from fishing and acting as guides for travelers wishing to navigate the region.
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