The first group of people that will be able to play the game are those that purchased the Ultimate Edition.
On Thursday, Nov. 29, everyone who played the Wild West-themed action-adventure game during its debut weekend (between October 26 and October 29) will gain access to the online multiplayer beta.
November 28: Red Dead Online Beta will be available on November 28 to the players who played Red Dead Redemption 2 on October 26, according to the Rockstar's data. Named as Make It Count, it is a 32-player Red Dead Online mode where you fight to be the last one standing, using weapons to survive in a shrinking circle.
- Saturday, December 1: All players who own Red Dead Redemption 2.
Red Dead Online Beta Release Date & Time Announced, Access Being Granted in Waves
For months now there's been rumours of a Battle Royale mode in Red Dead Redemption II's multiplayer and now it's been proven true, sort of.
According to The Verge, Rockstar has decided on a staggered release even in this beta phase, likely a defence against the connection debacle that occurred at the launch of GTA Online. To this, it's hard to say what kind of modes might be available online - free roam seems particularly likely, but multiplayer modes may take the forms of death matches. Of course, this all takes place within Red Dead Redemption 2's large, open world.
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We don't know how long Red Dead Online will remain in beta for but once everything is stable, we should hopefully start to hear about future multiplayer content updates. I played the original game's online mode for hours on end and had a blast. I'm not going to go into the beta thinking it's flawless though; I remember Grand Theft Auto Online's rocky launch and I won't get my hopes up until it's out of beta. You'll see an "Online" option on the top-right of the title menu screen; click that to access the beta.More news: In Renewed Attack, Trump Accuses Judges Of Making US "Unsafe"
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