While it's a bummer PC owners have had to wait a year to play the new Red Dead, the good news is that they'll get to take advantage of all the additional work Rockstar has poured into the title.
When Red Dead Redemption 2 first came out on consoles, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One owners noticed something unusual with the game's HDR implementation.More news: What to Know About Reported Mall Shooting in Boca Raton, Florida
Rockstar will be hoping that like Grand Theft Auto V before it, Red Dead Redemption 2's online mode, Red Dead Online, will have a far longer tail than the (admittedly very lengthy) single-player story. The game will also support multi-monitor configurations, widescreen configurations, faster frame rates and more. The Evans Repeater that was only offered in Red Dead Online before.
When the game released on October 26th of a year ago, consensus among industry publications was 10/10. We'll see new trinkets, firearms, and horses, too.
The minimum and recommended specs are below.More news: Trump gripes about impeachment, media at Louisiana rally
If the screenshots didn't tip you off, Red Dead Redemption 2's PC version will also support 4K resolution "and beyond". Minimum is always painful, so let's just focus on recommended: AMD Ryzen 5 1500X or Intel Core i7-4770K along with an AMD Radeon RX 480 4GB or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB.
If you haven't dug up the specs, yet, here's what you'll need to run the game in addition to a whopping 150GB of space on your hard drive (even more than it asks on consoles, likely thanks to those higher-res textures).
2 free Rockstar PC games (chosen from: Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Bully: Scholarship Edition, L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition, and Max Payne 3: The Complete Edition). As for what we know right now, those who pre-purchase on the Rockstar launcher get all the incentives detailed in the initial reveal, as well as an Outlaw Survival Kit, War Horse, Le Trésor des Morts Treasure Map, and Cash Bonus for Story Mode, not to mention 50 Gold Bars for Red Dead Online.More news: Month-Long Runoff Election for Louisiana Democratic Governor
A quick search of the Steam Store reveals that the official page has yet to go live for the game.