‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ Xbox One, PS4 & PC Release Date, News & Update: ‘RDR 2’ Set In Japan? Take Two Game Is Arriving Within 2016?

By Nica Virtudazo, Parent Herald February 01, 07:03 pm
A team of video gamers face off in the gaming hall at the CeBIT technology trade fair in Hanover, Germany.
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The success of the "Red Dead Redemption" video game is undeniable that a sequel comes to no surprise and a major must-have. While several reports and speculations about "Red Dead Redemption 2" have been making rounds for quite some time already, it seems like fans are getting tired of waiting since no official announcements from the game developer have been released up to this writing.

Despite the scanty details, some fans endured clinging to "Red Dead Redemption 2" and get excited with its latest developments. Now, new reports claimed that the most-wanted game will be released this year at the upcoming Electronic Entertainment Expo some time in September.

Movie News Guide reported that the "Red Dead Redemption 2" game will be released to Xbox One and PS4 in October 2016. In other words, if these reports are true, it is possible that the avid "RDR" gamers will no longer have to wait for next year.

The statement of Straus Zelnick sparked reports that the much-anticipated game will be released within this year. Being the Take Two CEO, he revealed that "Red Dead Redemption" is already permanent.

"I pretty much know the ones that I can assure you are permanent," Strauss said. "It's obvious that GTA is a permanent franchise as long as we keep delivering this incredible quality; it seems quite obvious that 'Red Dead' is a permanent franchise, again with the same caveat, or Borderlands, for example, and NBA and others," he added.

Meanwhile, there were also reports claiming that the upcoming "Red Dead Redemption" sequel is set in Japan. While this remains unconfirmed, several critics have already claimed that it is highly impossible.

To recall, it was already confirmed that "Red Dead Redemption 2" is expanding its gameplay map as several U.S. states will be added. Expected to bring more enjoyment to the game, states included in the sequel are Mexico, Dakota, Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Utah, Arizona and Rocky Mountains.

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