Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay Reveal: 6 Ups & 2 Downs

The hype is real.

Red Dead Redemption 2

Almost two years after Red Dead Redemption 2 was first announced by Rockstar, and less than three months before the game hits stores, we finally have our first legit, undisputed gameplay footage from the hugely anticipated open-world western sequel.

And in case you had any doubts at all, it looks freaking amazing.

That's right. Pretty much any fear that RDR2 won't live up to either the previous game or Grand Theft Auto V has basically evaporated with this stunning, six-minute gameplay reveal.

A technical marvel and seemingly every bit the cinematic, character-driven action-adventure fans are expecting, there's a very strong chance the game ends up a frontline Game of the Year contender if not the winner outright.

The end of the video teases further gameplay videos to come in the near-future, but for now, we've got these six delicious minutes to watch repeatedly and salivate over. What a time to be alive.

But first, here are two minor gripes you also shouldn't discard...


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