Rockstar Games has announced that early access to the Red Dead Online beta starts today (as of 8:30 AM EST).
To help control the number of players and to ease people into the beta without causing any issues, the player access will start small and bigger by the end of the week.
If you have the own the Ultimate Edition of Red Dead Redemption 2, you’ll get access to the Red Dead Online Beta today (November 27th), you’ll need to redeem the Ultimate Edition code that came with your version to get access.
On Wednesday, November 28th, all players who played Red Dead Redemption 2 on launch day (October 26th) will get access to the Red Dead Online Beta.
On Thursday, November 29th, all players who played Red Dead Redemption 2 between October 26th and October 29th will be given access to the online portion of the game.
And then on Friday, November 30th, all players who own a copy of Red Dead Redemption 2 will have access to the Red Dead Online Beta.
Rockstar says Red Dead Online “transforms the vast and deeply detailed landscapes, cities, towns and habitats of Red Dead Redemption 2 into a new, living online world ready to be shared by multiple players. Create and customize your character, tailor your abilities to suit your play style and head out into a new frontier full of things to experience. Explore the world solo or with friends. Form or join a Posse to ride with up to seven players; gather around the fire at your Camp; head out hunting or fishing; visit bustling towns; battle enemy gangs and attack their hideouts; hunt for treasure; take on missions and interact with familiar characters from across the five states; or fight against other outlaws in both spontaneous skirmishes and pitched set-piece battles; compete with other players or whole Posses in open world challenges and much more. ”
You’ll be able to jump straight into Red Dead Online from the title menu.
Red Dead Redemption 2 is available now for Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
Source: Rockstar Games