Rockstar Reportedly Set to Bring Red Dead Redemption to PC, and it Couldn’t Be Better Timed

PC gamers may finally be play Red Dead Redemption.

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  • Red Dead Redemption is currently available on consoles, including PlayStation 3, 4, Xbox 360, and Nintendo Switch.
  • With 23 million copies of the game sold, it is currently among the best-selling games out there.
  • Leaks suggest that the game might be coming to PCs, which may beef up the sales figure.
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Red Dead Redemption fans may root for Arthur Morgan in the fight for best protagonist but they well know that the game is not whole without John Marston. While PlayStation and Xbox users have stepped in the shoes of both characters, PC players are yet to live the life of John Marston. But things might be changing, and the first RDR may see the light of day in PC players’ world.

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The game is currently available on consoles, including PlayStation 3, 4, Xbox 360, and Nintendo Switch. It’s understandable to allow access to the third Read Dead game on PCs, given that it’s a prequel, and allow PC players to comprehend the narrative with relative ease.

Red Dead Redemption Might Finally Come to PC

Red Dead Redemption is reportedly coming to PC.
Red Dead Redemption is reportedly coming to PC.

The leak comes from a user dubbed Tez2 who took to his social media handle on X (formerly Twitter) to share a datamined image that indicates the arrival of RDR on PCs.

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It was promotional information for the product that players may find alongside the game if it is released there. The promotional information reads,

Journey across the sprawling expanses of the American West and Mexico in Red Dead Redemption, and its zombie-horror companion, Undead Nightmare, now playable on PC.

Recently, the creators of the game, Rockstar Games, made it available for a cheaper than usual price on the current generation of consoles. They did it through their online premium membership program, dubbed GTA+.

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Players have been long-requesting the game on PC, since RDR 2‘s release on PC, to be precise, but Rockstar hasn’t listened to it. Mike York, a former Rockstar developer, explained the reason in December 2023 as to why PC ports of a game take time to arrive. They simply “want to prioritize what sells.”

Maybe Rockstar has Forgotten What Month They Are In

Players will find several similarities between John Marston and Red Harlow.
Players will find several similarities between John Marston and Red Harlow.

The news was sure to have an electrifying impact on PC fans, some of whom still aren’t able to believe what they are seeing. That does show players are waiting for the game to break free from console exclusivity with wholeheartedness.

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One user named Juicer thinks Rockstar hasn’t forgotten that the month of April has already passed. Another user who has played Nintendo Switch version of the game says it will be nice to check the PC version out.

Mewtwo150 appeared positive to the fact that we are about to see multiple mods of the game now.

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While players are waiting for games to arrive on PCs, some individuals have found devices that are able to play games like Red Dead Redemption 2 and Hellblade and are still able to remain in a single piece. Before RDR 1 make it to those devices, fans will hopefully see it coming to PCs first.

How do you feel about Red Dead Redemption coming to PCs? We would like to know your thoughts about this in the comments section below.

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Written by Anurag Batham

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Anurag Batham is a Gaming Writer at FandomWire. He aspires to become a proper Writer and a Journalist in the days to come. With an experience of over two years in writing for different industries, his past works show his passion towards the metaverse and awareness towards environment.

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