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Rockstar has announced that its next major update for Red Dead Online will arrive later this spring.

“Our experience of building other online worlds has helped us create a more evolved foundation for the open spaces of Red Dead Online,” Rockstar explains, “but the world of Red Dead Online will evolve in its own unique direction – one in which players have greater freedom to customize their play style uniquely over time, allowing them to sink into the world and their character and feel more connected to the experience of living as cowboys, outlaws and gunslingers in the wilds of 19th century America.”

The upcoming update will introduce a new Hostility System to the game that will build upon the anti-griefing improvements added last month. Under this new system, players who are attacked will be able to defend themselves without incurring Bounties or Hostility increases. In addition, Hostility increases will not apply within Free Roam Events, Free Roam Missions, Showdowns and Races.

The spring update will also bring with it two new playing styles: Offensive and Defensive. The Offensive Playing Style is similar to how Red Dead Online Beta is currently. However the Defensive Playing Style is an evolved form of GTA Online’s Passive Mode and makes it so players cannot be lassoed or locked on by other players.

“While Defensive players can target and be targeted in free aim, they cannot deliver or receive critical hits – if a Defensive player is attacked with a headshot, they’ll survive and be able to defend themselves via the Hostility system or escape all while remaining Defensive,” Rockstar adds.

As well as the above, players can look forward to more A Land of Opportunities Missions, new Free Roam Missions, dynamic events, updates to the character creator, and the return of the LeMat Revolver.

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Source: Rockstar


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Red Dead Online Beta’s next major update detailed

A Hostility System, a defense playing style, new missions, and more are coming to Red Dead Online Beta.

By Matthew Bennett | 03/19/2019 11:10 AM PT

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Rockstar has announced that its next major update for Red Dead Online will arrive later this spring.

“Our experience of building other online worlds has helped us create a more evolved foundation for the open spaces of Red Dead Online,” Rockstar explains, “but the world of Red Dead Online will evolve in its own unique direction – one in which players have greater freedom to customize their play style uniquely over time, allowing them to sink into the world and their character and feel more connected to the experience of living as cowboys, outlaws and gunslingers in the wilds of 19th century America.”

The upcoming update will introduce a new Hostility System to the game that will build upon the anti-griefing improvements added last month. Under this new system, players who are attacked will be able to defend themselves without incurring Bounties or Hostility increases. In addition, Hostility increases will not apply within Free Roam Events, Free Roam Missions, Showdowns and Races.

The spring update will also bring with it two new playing styles: Offensive and Defensive. The Offensive Playing Style is similar to how Red Dead Online Beta is currently. However the Defensive Playing Style is an evolved form of GTA Online’s Passive Mode and makes it so players cannot be lassoed or locked on by other players.

“While Defensive players can target and be targeted in free aim, they cannot deliver or receive critical hits – if a Defensive player is attacked with a headshot, they’ll survive and be able to defend themselves via the Hostility system or escape all while remaining Defensive,” Rockstar adds.

As well as the above, players can look forward to more A Land of Opportunities Missions, new Free Roam Missions, dynamic events, updates to the character creator, and the return of the LeMat Revolver.

Read More

Source: Rockstar



About Matthew Bennett

view all posts

Matt is one of the longest-serving members of the EGMNOW team. An ability to go many hours without sleep and a quick wit make him ideal for his role as associate editor at EGMNOW.com. He often thinks back to the days when the very idea of this career seemed like nothing but an impossible dream. Find him on Twitter @mattyjb89