The much rumoured PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2 has been officially announced and will be out on November 5th via the Epic Games Store, Steam, Greenman Gaming, the Humble Store, GameStop and the Rockstar Games Launcher.
Rather go for an exclusivity deal with a single store front Rockstar have decided to sell the game in as many places as possible, but Steam users are still going to be miffed, we will get to that in a minute.
The game does have an exclusivity period for pre-purchases, you can buy via Rockstar Games Launcher from at 11AM ET on October 9th exclusively through October 22nd, with a limited time offer during this period of two free Rockstar Games PC titles from the following:
- 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 made on the Rockstar Games Launcher also include free upgrades to the Premium Editions of Red Dead Redemption 2, with both the Special Edition and Ultimate Edition discounted by $20 each.
Further pre-purchase bonuses via the Rockstar Games Launcher include:
- 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
From 23rd October you will be able to pre-order at the Epic Games store, Greenman Gaming, the Humble Store, GameStop and additional digital retailers starting October 23rd with a pre-order bonus of 25 Gold Bars for Red Dead Online.
Finally, Steam users will able to buy the game December, at least a month after it’s out on other platforms, but without any of the pre order bonuses. Ouch.
As you might expect Rockstar have been polishing the PC version of the game.
The first game in the Red Dead Redemption series to be featured on the PC platform, Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC features a range of graphical and technical enhancements for increased immersion along with new Bounty Hunting Missions, Gang Hideouts, Weapons and more.
Further details, including the first screens, will be released on October 9th.