Rockstar Games is bringing the original Red Dead Redemption to modern platforms, offering Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 owners the opportunity to experience the iconic open-world adventure Western on their respective consoles.
The re-release of Red Dead Redemption is set for August 17, giving players a chance to immerse themselves in John Marston's gripping tale of redemption, exploration, and survival once again.
This version will include the beloved Undead Nightmare expansion, introducing a thrilling twist by blending the Wild West with supernatural elements, including zombies, offering a unique and eerie experience.
For collectors and fans who prefer physical copies, Rockstar has planned a physical release of Red Dead Redemption, complete with the Undead Nightmare expansion and bonus content, on October 13.
Red Dead Redemption follows the story of John Marston, a former outlaw turned reluctant government agent on a mission to track down his former gang members. Players get to experience Marston's personal journey against the backdrop of a changing America.
Originally released on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2010, Red Dead Redemption received widespread acclaim, earning numerous Game of the Year awards and achieving massive commercial success, selling over 23 million copies.
The sequel, Red Dead Redemption 2, released in 2018, continued the legacy of its predecessor, surpassing it in many ways, boasting a staggering 53 million units shipped and further solidifying Rockstar's prowess in game development.
Rockstar's decision to re-release Red Dead Redemption showcases their commitment to preserving and celebrating gaming history, giving players both old and new a chance to relive or discover the game that left an indelible mark on the industry.