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Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date Confirmed, Delayed To October

Rockstar announced that Red Dead Redemption 2 will be delayed until fall.

News by Matt Kim, .

After much speculation, Rockstar has announced that Red Dead Redemption 2 is coming out on October 26, 2018.

Originally, Red Dead Redemption 2 was previously delayed to spring 2018 from its original fall 2017 release window. That date also appears to have moved back as now it will be launching this fall in October.

"We apologize to everyone disappointed by this delay. While we had hoped to have the game out sooner, we require a little extra time for polish," wrote Rockstar in its official announcement.

As way of apology, Rockstar released a couple new screenshots from the game which you can see below.

For more on the game with all the latest trailers and details, check out our Everything We Know about Red Dead Redemption 2 Guide.

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  • Avatar for SIGGYZtar #1 SIGGYZtar 4 months ago
    With this delay, I'm wondering why didn't Rockstar hire another team to rebuild Red Dead Redemption in the meantime. I would be thrilled if I could play RDR on PS4 or PC AND it isn't a buggy mess.Edited February 2018 by SIGGYZtar
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  • Avatar for BulkSlash #2 BulkSlash 4 months ago
    Always assume the first two or three release dates for a game are wrong, that way you're never disappointed.
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  • Avatar for Vodka-Tonic #3 Vodka-Tonic 4 months ago
    It's RDR2. I'm happy to wait. I just wish they'd announce a PC version, but I know that Rockstar likes to release those a year or so later, so that we double dip.
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  • Avatar for docexe #4 docexe 4 months ago
    Somehow I was expecting another delay given how quiet they had been about the game. But whatever: better delayed than rushed.
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