Hyped4 | It's all about the hype...
The hallowed halls of gaming are buzzing with excitement as Rockstar Games has just announced the arrival of their long-rumoured “Red Dead Redemption” on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. The revered gaming giant has joined forces with Double Eleven, known for their work on “Fallout 76” and “Minecraft Dungeons,” to develop this ‘port.’ Hold on to your cowboy hats, as this wild ride is set to digitally launch on August 17, with physical copies hitting the shelves on October 13 for a modest $49.99.
This “Red Dead Redemption” edition will feature the base game, initially released in May 2010 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and the thrilling zombie-infused expansion “Undead Nightmares.” Text translations will now include an array of new languages – Latin American Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, and Russian. And rest assured, the original game’s English voices remain intact.
However, fans should manage their expectations: this isn’t a remaster or a remake but a direct adaptation for the PS4 and Nintendo Switch. Aside from the added languages, the game remains faithful to its original form. Microsoft consoles have been omitted from this new launch due to the Xbox 360 version’s backward compatibility with the Xbox Series and Xbox One. And for those wondering, the game is not slated for a PC release, at least for now.
“Red Dead Redemption” will take players back into the gritty world of ex-outlaw John Marston. As federal agents threaten his family, Marston is compelled to hunt down the gang of criminals he once considered friends. The narrative continues the gripping saga of “Red Dead Redemption 2”, with Rockstar offering a compelling synopsis.
Meanwhile, “Undead Nightmare” spins a chilling tale: “One day, ex-outlaw John Marston wakes up on his farm to discover a world gone mad: deranged hordes have invaded the cities and outposts of the American frontier.” As chaos reigns, Marston must navigate this nightmarish reality to save his family, relying on his skills to find a cure.
With this exciting announcement, Rockstar Games again stirs up fans’ anticipation and excitement. So dust off your cowboy boots, prepare your arsenal, and get ready to delve back into the wild, wild west of “Red Dead Redemption.”