Red Dead Redemption 2 is one of the biggest video game launches of the year. With critics and fans alike praising the game, there is just one element most are waiting from Rockstar Games to provide and that’s the online component. It appears that the wait is coming to an end as we now have details regarding the open beta. Players can start to enjoy Red Dead Online as early as tomorrow and here’s what we know so far.
According to a press release that was sent over by Rockstar Games, Red Dead Online will soon enter its online beta on November 27, 2018, which is tomorrow. This beta is aimed to allow Rockstar Games a means to test their servers before the full online game mode is released. Likewise, this will also give players a chance to try out the online portion of the game and give some insight to any bugs or even help give ideas on how to shape the online world over time.
While we don’t know how long the beta will last, we do have the start times for various players. Noted within the press release, here are the official start times within the beta.
Red Dead Online Beta Start Times
- Tuesday, November 27: All Red Dead Redemption 2: Ultimate Edition owners. Please note, players who purchased the physical Ultimate Edition must redeem the Ultimate Edition code in the packaging to be eligible.
- Wednesday, November 28: All players who played Red Dead Redemption 2 on October 26th according to our data.
- Thursday, November 29: All players who played Red Dead Redemption 2 between October 26th to October 29th according to our data.
- Friday, November 30: All players who own Red Dead Redemption 2.
Unfortunately, details regarding gameplay modes among other details about the online components were not included in the press release but we only have to wait until tomorrow before details and gameplay footage starts to make its way online.
[Source: Rockstar Press Release]