Red Dead Redemption 2 can be played entirely in first-person

The post-launch feature added to Grand Theft Auto 5 will be in RDR 2 at launch.

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Grand Theft Auto 5 isn't the only massive Rockstar game getting the first-person treatment. After GTA 5 got the new perspective added post-launch, it seems like Rockstar liked the feedback from the community and is including the first-person perspective in Red Dead Redemption 2 at launch ion October.

The first-person mode, as reported by IGN, can be activated at any time by cycling through the various camera options in Red Dead Redemption 2 and it works with the entire game.

Today, we also learned there are some survival elements coming to the Red Dead series in the form of health management and weapon degradation. With the a first-person perspective as part of the full equation, players are in store for an incredibly immersive Wild West experience when Red Dead Redemption 2 launches October 26, 2018.

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    September 20, 2018 8:45 AM

    Charles Singletary Jr posted a new article, Red Dead Redemption 2 can be played entirely in first-person

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      September 20, 2018 8:46 AM

      Confirmed: No PC

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      September 20, 2018 9:12 AM

      Cool! The ability to toggle between first- and third-person views in GTAV is one of it's best features. The first-person view was incredibly well implemented and very immersive. Sometimes I load it up and just wander around Los Santos in first-person for shits and grins. Glad to see they're continuing to support it!

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      September 20, 2018 9:14 AM

      AWESOME SAUCE!

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      September 20, 2018 9:17 AM

      GTA V had this and it was kind of unplayable I found. Roxkstar games movement and feel just are totally 3rd person

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        September 20, 2018 9:20 AM

        It does feel a little odd in first person because of all the physics they have in place as a third person game but it adds another dimension of immersion. I definitely like having the option.

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        September 20, 2018 10:28 AM

        Was great for vehicles and shooting on PC. Tearing around on a motorcycle and weaving through traffic is so much fun in first person, greater sense of speed and immersion all over. And the on foot movement wasn't unplayable to me, feels a bit more responsive than third person as they made some deliberate concessions like allowing you to strafe without having a weapon aimed. The only time it gets a bit funky is when rolling or changing directions quickly or jumping, but on the whole it still feels better in first person than something like PUBG. Hopefully they refined it further for RDR2.

        It worked for me. Unlike a lot of FPS games where you just feel like a floating camera and can maneuver in superhuman ways, GTAV gives your character a sense of weight and grounds you within the world better. The cost is some added delay with certain actions like picking up speed from a dead stop, but I played through the game a second time entirely in first person and didn't have any major issues. At least not after expanding the fov on PC via flawless widescreen.