Rumor: Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date Leaked

Did the same internet retailer that leaked GTA V's release date just make the same mistake with Rockstar's wild west sequel?

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The old rumor mill is buzzing away today with the news that one of next year's most highly anticipated games may have just had its release date leaked. According to a screencap making the rounds, Rockstar Games' Red Dead Redemption 2 is releasing on June 8th, 2018. 

The alleged date comes from Danish retail website, Coolshop. Supposedly, they had a pre-purchase page up for the game that listed the release date briefly before realizing their error and removing it. Adding some fuel to the fire is the fact that Coolshop is also known for being the site that leaked Grand Theft Auto V's release date ahead of its announcement. 

Rockstar is a very clandestine studio and tends to keep details about their titles played close to the chest, so I can't imagine they'd be thrilled if there's any accuracy to the leak. For now, however, the only official release date we have for Red Dead Redemption 2 is Spring of 2018. 

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    December 29, 2017 1:26 PM

    Blake Morse posted a new article, Rumor: Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date Leaked

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      December 29, 2017 1:37 PM

      Oooo that's soon!

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      December 29, 2017 1:39 PM

      They need to announce a PC Release for this!! I'm sorry I'm done with 20-25fps-ish Rockstar game releases.

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      December 29, 2017 1:43 PM

      PUBG Mode being added! PLACE YOUR BETS PLACE YOUR BETS!

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      December 29, 2017 1:48 PM

      Rumor: There's no way this game is gonna make 2018

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      December 29, 2017 1:49 PM

      Lel

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      December 29, 2017 2:03 PM

      I look forward to playing this game on PC at the beginning of 2020.

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      December 30, 2017 4:29 AM

      So It looks like a prequel to the first one? The rise of dutch's gang or something? That younger kid was prolly Marsten.

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      December 30, 2017 5:31 AM

      Was banking on an early June release and wanted to schedule a week off work to play it but last time I did that for a game (Batman Arkham Knight) it was delayed so I'm hedging my bets and planning my vacation late June just in case it gets pushed back. And this late in development its gonna be a a couple weeks if there is one.