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Red Dead Redemption II - less than a month to go now...

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Red Dead Redemption II is now just a couple of weeks away and the anticipation is continuing to build as Rockstar Games continues to reveal more details of what to expect.

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The open-world action-adventure will see players take on the role of outlaw Arthur Morgan and lets them choose the direction his story goes in.

It is the third part of the Red Dead series and a prequel to Red Dead Redemption which was released in 2010 and received high praise from critics and players.

Here is everything you need to know about the games release date and how to pre-order a copy.

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When is the Red Dead Redemption II release date?

The game will be released on Friday 26 October and it will be available on PS4 and Xbox One.

How to pre-order Red Dead Redemption II



You can pre-order a digital copy of the game directly from the Red Dead Redemption II website or through your PS4 or Xbox One store.

Alternatively you can pre-order the game through retailers such as Game and Amazon.

What are the different versions of the game?

There are three different versions that you can buy – standard edition, special edition and ultimate edition.

Standard Edition

This is the cheapest option of the game for players who arent interested in the extra features that are available in the other versions and it is currently available for around £49.99.

It just includes a copy of the game, but if you pre-order a copy then you will also get the War Horse and Outlaw Survival Kit.

Special Edition

Features include an exclusive story mode content including a special bank robbery mission and gang hideout, as well as a thoroughbred racehorse with a Nuevo Paraiso Saddle.

Players will also receive items for the story mode – an Eagle Talon Talisman for his boots and an Iguana Scale for his satchel, and both items give him special skill boosts when they are equipped.

Other features include gameplay boosts and cash bonuses as well as access to additional weapons and a Neuvo Paraiso Gunslinger outfit.

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Ultimate Edition

This edition includes all of the extra story mode content that features in the special edition as well as various extra additions.

Other bonus content includes two other exclusive outfits – The Blackrose Bounty Hunter and the Copperhead Enforcer.

Players also get an extra horse with the Black Chestnut thoroughbred with a High Plains Cutting Saddle.



You can also get rank bonuses to help you climbing the rankings faster in the online mode and get free access to additional weapons and ways to customize you personal online camp with the Survivor theme.

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