"As with all of our releases, we will strive to make the launch of Red Dead Online the best it can possibly be, and we ask that the community share that spirit with us over the next weeks and months", the company continued.
Beyond basic descriptions of seven-person posses teaming up in online missions and competitive modes, Rockstar has been nearly entirely silent with regard to the concept of Red Dead Online.
In case you need your appetite whetting a little bit more, here is a description of what you can expect from Red Dead Online beta mode, direct from the horse's mouth (the horse is Rockstar Games by the way, and a Wild West reference, all rolled into one). If you want to know what we think of Red Dead Redemption itself, you can check out our review and if you want to pick it up, it's now a few dollars off as part of Amazon's Cyber Monday sale on Xbox One.
The latest update for "Red Dead" Redemption 2' squashes some nasty bugs.
Red Dead Online, the Red Dead Redemption 2 multiplayer beta has begun today for those who purchased the Ultimate Edition. The beta is being rolled in phases, with Ultimate Edition buyers and active players getting earlier access than others. If you only played it on launch and during the game's opening weekend (October 26-29), you'll be able to test Red Dead Online on November 27, which is this Wednesday.
Red Dead Online is an evolution of the classic multiplayer experience in the original Red Dead Redemption, blending narrative with competitive and cooperative gameplay in fun new ways. Those who play the game any time this week will get access on Thursday, 29 November.
It seems the camp mentality will be carrying over too, with up to seven players able to form a posse who can gather round fires, go hunting, fishing, attack hideouts, hunt treasure, and visit key locations from across the main campaign.
Once you have figure out the date you will be getting access to the Red Dead Online beta, check out the details on where and how you will be ableto start Red Dead Online beta.