This Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Trailer Features a Really Sharp and Prickly 4K Cactus

This Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Trailer Features a Really Sharp and Prickly 4K Cactus

Dare ya to count all the spines, partner.

Rockstar Games doesn't really need to drum up much hype for the upcoming PC port of Red Dead Redemption 2. All the same, seeing it at 4K resolution and 60 FPS in this new trailer might make some PC owners who were going to pass on it change their mind and saddle up.

This new trailer is more of a Red Dead Redemption 2 mood piece, as opposed to a more action-stuffed bonanza or one of Rockstar's detailed explainer trailers. Here, you're listening to a little music and narration from Arthur Morgan while the trailer cuts between Red Dead Redemption 2 varied locales; from the dank, treacherous swamps of Lemoyne to the cobblestone streets of Saint Denis, everything in the trailer looks intimately familiar yet noticeably crisp.

There are no spoilers for Red Dead Redemption 2's story, no overly showy tech demo shots (though that cactus looks mighty sharp), and, if you played Red Dead Redemption 2 on the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One, nothing you haven't already seen looking pretty great on a console.

Red Dead Redemption 2 comes out for the PC on November 5. Right now, its exclusively available for pre-purchase on the Rockstar Games Launcher until October 22—if you do pre-purchase, you'll get some in-game bonuses, a free upgrade to the Premium Edition, and two free Rockstar PC titles from the selection available on the launcher. Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC will also be available from other online storefronts and retailers including the Epic Games Store, GameStop, and more. Steam will get Red Dead Redemption 2 sometime in December.

If you're wondering whether or not your PC can push the pixels to adequately render Red Dead Redemption 2's cowpokes, USG has you covered on the recommended and minimum specifications. We've also got an extensive Red Dead Redemption 2 guide hub that'll help you with everything from tracking animals to winning poker games in Red Dead Online.

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Mathew Olson


Mathew Olson is a writer formerly of Digg, where he blogged and reported about all things under the umbrella of internet culture (including games, of course). He lives in New York, grew up under rain clouds and the influence of numerous games studios in the Pacific Northwest, and will talk your ear off about Half-Life mods, Talking Heads or Twin Peaks if you let him.

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