Red Dead Redemption 2 Will Have a Day One Update

Red Dead Redemption 2 Will Have a Day One Update

Also: A Red Dead companion app.

Red Dead Redemption 2 is just a few days away from launching for PS4 and Xbox One. Rockstar's wild west prequel will launch this Friday, October 26, and there'll be a day one title update available at launch.

But what will feature in the update? Well... we're not sure right now. "There will be a downloadable title update addressing a number of last minute tweaks, bugs and fixes," Rockstar announced today on their official website.

Day one updates are nearly always implemented for games at launch, and Red Dead Redemption 2 is no exception. With a download size of roughly 90GB, and a physical package featuring two discs, it's not hard to imagine how bugs and other issues could make their way into the final release.

There'll also be a Red Dead Redemption companion app available at launch, on iOS and Android. We don't have any more information about the companion app right now, but Rockstar has said a reveal of the app is coming "later today."

In other Red Dead-related news, the Red Dead Redemption online beta will be kicking off in November, and will be available to all who purchase the game. For all we know so far about the beta, head over to our Red Dead Redemption Online guide.

For our Red Dead Redemption 2 guides, you can check out our main Red Dead Redemption 2 guides hub. There's also our complete Red Dead Redemption 2 cheats guide, a page on how to get a new horse in RDR2 if you're stranded in the middle of nowhere, and our guide on how to earn RDR2 money quickly in the wild west. We've also got a Red Dead Redemption 2 Legendary Hunting Loctions guide, and a look at RDR2 Legendary Fishing Locations. We've also got pages on how to find the Jack Hall Gang treasure, and how to get perfect pelts in Red Dead Redemption 2.

Hirun Cryer

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Hirun Cryer is by far the most juvenile member of USgamer. He's so juvenile, that this is his first full-time job in the industry, unlike literally every other person featured on this page. He's written for The Guardian, Paste Magazine, and Kotaku, and he likes waking up when the sun rises and roaming the nearby woods with the bears and the wolves.

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