Red Dead Redemption 2 Delayed Until 2018, New Screenshots Released

Red Dead Redemption 2 Delayed Until 2018, New Screenshots Released

In some bigger industry wide news, Rockstar today announced that Red Dead Redemption 2, their much anticipated western open world sequel will be delayed from Fall 2017 until Spring 2018. The luminary developer had the following statement for fans:

This outlaw epic set across the vast and unforgiving American heartland will be the first Rockstar game created from the ground up for the latest generation of console hardware, and some extra time is necessary to ensure that we can deliver the best experience possible for our fans.

We are very sorry for any disappointment this delay causes, but we are firm believers in delivering a game only when it is ready. We are really excited to bring you more details about the game this summer. In the meantime, please enjoy this selection of new screenshots from the world of Red Dead Redemption 2.

And true to their word, they released the following gorgeous screens:

Always a bummer to see things delayed, but on the bright side, with Destiny 2 coming out this fall, perhaps it’s for the best for everyone involved, including our wallets. There are as of yet precious few details on the game, so we’re looking forward to finding out more this summer.


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4 comments on “Red Dead Redemption 2 Delayed Until 2018, New Screenshots Released”

  1. Avatar Praise-the-sun says:

    It looks so gorgeous

  2. Avatar EldritchImagination says:

    I heard the company’s stock dropped after the announcement.

  3. Avatar Praise-the-sun says:

    For real? One would think any new open world game made by rockstar would increase stock…

    I mean Rockstar always delay games right? I guess investors these days are pretty dim..

  4. Avatar EldritchImagination says:

    Yeah, apparently some investors have fickle faith in devs. One delay, and they pull out. I heard it was like 10%, but I don’t know how accurate that is.


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