New Red Dead Redemption 2 details surface after its map leaks online

We're learning a lot about Red Dead Redemption 2, including it being a prequel, where it'll be located compared to the original game, and more!

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It appears we’re starting to get some more legitimate leaks in regards to Rockstar Games’ upcoming Red Dead Redemption 2. A few days ago, a supposed map for the game was uploaded on NeoGAF, but was quickly taken down leaving many to think it was a hoax. Today, a source close to the development of the upcoming sequel has confirmed the map is real.

The source tells TechRadar the previously revealed map is not only real, but it’s from a “very recent” art direction for the map, as well as the layout of Red Dead Redemption 2. The source also confirms we should expect the new Red Dead Redemption to be a prequel to the events that took place in the previous game, and the leaked map is just East of the location of the original game.

When combining both maps, we can see the Great Plains sits at the top right of the Red Dead Redemption map. The lack of a working railroad in the Great Plains also points to the new game taking place at an earlier timeline. The map for the new game also shows caravan camps will be more scattered than before, even including islands.

The original Red Dead Redemption was originally made available to download on Xbox One through backwards compatibility, although shortly after doing so, Microsoft said its release was made "in error."

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    April 15, 2016 9:15 AM

    Daniel Perez posted a new article, New Red Dead Redemption 2 details surface after its map leaks online

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      April 15, 2016 9:24 AM

      PC port plz thx gw!!1!

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      April 15, 2016 9:32 AM

      oh god that map is so huge and it has the original area hnnngh

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      April 15, 2016 9:57 AM

      Holy shit yes PC VERSION YOU FUCKERS.

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      April 15, 2016 10:11 AM

      hope there's some sort of fast travel because horsing from one end to the other could take actual hours

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        April 15, 2016 10:14 AM

        Yes, but those hours would be fantastic!

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          April 15, 2016 10:17 AM

          not if they make you hold down the fucking run button for the entire time

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        April 15, 2016 10:51 AM

        They had that in the last game. You'd hop on a wagon and could sit and ride or press a button to skip to the destination.

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          April 15, 2016 11:31 AM

          You could also build a campfire and fast travel anywhere.

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      April 15, 2016 10:41 AM

      This will be the game that forces me to buy a PS4.

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      April 15, 2016 11:00 AM

      The fact this never came to PC (and hence me never getting to play it) is, to this day, still my greatest gaming sadness :(

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        April 15, 2016 11:47 AM

        I got it for PS3 and used a KB/M converter to play it. It worked OK but a proper PC port would have been fantastic

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      April 15, 2016 11:47 AM

      GUYS IM CUMMING WATCH OUT FOR MY CUM SPRAY

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        April 15, 2016 11:56 AM

        Also I h loading...... ope they d loading...... o a RDR On loading...... line.

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      April 15, 2016 11:54 AM

      this will 0wn

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      April 15, 2016 6:28 PM

      PC please. Such an amazing game.

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      April 15, 2016 10:36 PM

      Holly. Shit.