Rockstar confirms what everybody suspected: Red Dead Online will not be getting any main new content material
In a uncommon neighborhood replace, Rockstar has revealed a few of its plans for the way forward for GTA Online, and the embattled Red Dead Online – the studio’s two stay service video games primarily based on its best-selling franchises.
As you would possibly count on, the lion’s share of assist and studio assets are being poured into GTA Online, whereas Red Dead Online is getting scraps.
In the blog post, Rockstar reiterated its dedication to delivering new content material, high quality of life updates, and varied new options and enhancements to GTA Online. This begins with the following replace, due within the coming weeks, which is able to increase the Executive, Biker, Gunrunner, and Nightclub Owner in-game careers.
The patch will introduce new Contact Missions the place you get to play as an IAA subject operative investigating a prison conspiracy. Beyond the brand new content material, the replace will embody a set of steadiness modifications for the Oppressor Mk 2, simpler entry to armour and snacks, and the power to restrict Sell Missions to ask solely.
Rockstar additionally stated it is rising GTA$ payouts throughout the board “to reward players for their time.” This goes for careers like Bodyguards, Associates, and MC Members, as effectively actions corresponding to Races, Adversary Modes, and choose Heist Finales.
The developer needs gamers to hitch the actions they like and earn the forex sooner to accumulate the objects they need.
Seasonal occasions, neighborhood challenges and different bonuses will proceed in GTA Online, too. Red Dead Online gamers, nonetheless, mustn’t count on anyplace close to that form of assist.
Rockstar revealed that a lot of the Red Dead Online workforce has been moved over to the following GTA recreation presently in growth. As a consequence, gamers should not count on a lot going ahead. The developer plans to “build upon existing modes” relatively than add new ones.
There will likely be new Telegram Missions arriving this 12 months, however do not count on any main themed content material updates going ahead. The developer will as a substitute spotlight current content material via Red Dead Online’s month-to-month occasions
Red Dead Online gamers have lengthy complained concerning the lack of latest content material in comparison with GTA Online. Rockstar by no means formally addressed these criticisms, but it surely was understood that the sport would not herald anyplace close to as a lot income as GTA Online, so the studio did not make investments a lot into it in return.
There are, after all, different the explanation why Red Dead Online failed to draw an enormous viewers, and so they need to do with the sport’s construction, gameplay mechanics and Rockstar’s unwillingness to rapidly (or in any respect) implement community-requested options.