On June 4th, Red Dead Redemption 2 has announced details on their Special Edition and Ultimate Edition. On top of that, all pre-order customers for the physical copy will be getting a printed map of the game.
Red Dead Redemption 2 pre-orders will be getting:
The warhorse is no ordinary horse as it has greater courage and stamina than the average steed.
The Outlaw Survival Kit
The survival kit contains items that will help you survive the harshness that is the old west. It includes items to replenish health, Dead Eye and many more.
Included in Red Dead Redemption 2 Special Edition is exclusive content for the Story Mode such as a mission, horse, outfit, weapons and gameplay bonuses. The bonuses are listed below:
Bank Robbery Mission and Gang Hideout in Story Mode
This will give access to a bank robbery mission, where Arthur and his gang has to devise a plan to rob the southern town of Rhode’s bank.
In the meantime, the Del Lobos Gang has taken over a hacienda and for clearing the gang’s hideout will give a profitable gain.
Dappled Black Thoroughbred
The preorder in itself has given the Warhorse which is already a mighty steed. The Dappled Black Thoroughbred that comes with the Special Edition is even better. Also included is the Nuevo Paraiso Saddle, which is handmade in dark chocolate leather with silver medallion detailing.
Talisman and Medallion Gameplay Bonuses
Special story mode items are given to help Arthur on his journey. There is the Eagle Talon Talisman which Arthur is able to equip to his boot which will give Arthur’s environmental awareness skill will last longer. Also given is the Iguana Medallion which when carried in the satchel will allow Arthur to receive less damage while on horseback.
Gameplay Boosts, Cash Bonuses & Discounts
With this, Arthur gains a significant boost in his core stats such as Health, Stamina and, Dead Eye. Robbery missions are even more worthwhile as Arthur earns more from it. Discounts are also given for upgrades which will make life much easier.
The Nuevo Paraiso Gunslinger Outfit
Who doesn’t love a different outfit? The Special Edition gives us the outfit which features a wide-brimmed black cowboy hat, deep indigo coat, worn denim chaps, leather gloves, and boots.
Free Access to Additional Weapons
Gain access to weapons such as the Volcanic Pistol, Pump Action Shotgun and Lancaster Varmint Rifle at the in-game gunsmith in Story Mode.
All of the Story Mode content given with the Special Edition is included in Red Dead Redemption 2 Ultimate Edition and with additional content given to help you in the Online feature:
The Ultimate Edition packs the game disc in a slick looking Steelbook Case which is not included in the Special Edition. Noted that this is for physical copies.
More Bonus Outfits
Here are two more exclusive outfits for your online character which is the Blackrose Bounty Hunter Outfit and the Copperhead Enforcer Outfit.
Black Chestnut Thoroughbred
With this horse, you will be able to outrun the competition as you play online.
Free Access to the Survivor Camp Theme
You will be able to customize your own personal camp online with the Survivor Camp Theme.
Free Access to Additional Weapons
Gain access to weapons such as the Volcanic Pistol, Pump Action Shotgun and Lancaster Varmint Rifle at the in-game gunsmith in Online Mode.
You will be able to gain rank faster than the normal player as you play online. It is only available up to Rank 25.
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The Collector’s Box looks sick. The Metal Tithing Box is inspired by the lockbox used by the Van der Linde gang, while the Lock & Key features black metal band detailing and an engraved Cornwall Freight & Commodities plaque. Truly an item for the die-hard fans of Red Dead Redemption. Included in the box are:
- Collectible Challenge Coin
- Double Sided Puzzle
- Six Shooter Bandana
- Treasure Map
- Playing Cards
- Pin Set
- Wheeler, Rawson and Co. Catalogue
- 12 Cigarette Cards