Red Dead Redemption 2 will offer 'great' story and gameplay elements

Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick promises 'great' story and gameplay elements as well as 'incredible emotional depth.'

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Rockstar Games revealed Red Dead Redemption just a few weeks ago, but since its reveal, the company has been relatively quiet regarding the highly-anticipated game. Thankfully, new information regarding what players should expect from the Western third-person shooter.

Speaking at an MKM Partners event, Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick discussed how the company feels the timing is right for Red Dead Redemption 2 to succeed, similar to how the original Red Dead Redemption performed when it launched in 2010.

"The conventional wisdom was of course that a western wouldn't work," Zelnick said when discussing the original Red Dead Redemption. "We took a different point of view, which is that very occasionally westerns capture the imagination of the public. When we launched Red Dead, it did. And those times were right for that. And I think the times are right for a big, sprawling, optimistic view of America again--and that's not meant to be cute."

As for Red Dead Redemption 2, Zelnick promises it’ll offer “incredible emotional depth” with “great story elements and great gameplay elements.”

[Via GameSpot]

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    November 18, 2016 8:12 AM

    Daniel Perez posted a new article, Red Dead Redemption 2 will offer 'great' story and gameplay elements

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      November 18, 2016 8:43 AM

      Tremendous

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      November 18, 2016 8:45 AM

      And probably still struggle to maintain 30fps. Oh well, I want it anyway.

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      November 18, 2016 9:01 AM

      That's terrific.

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      November 18, 2016 9:03 AM

      Man, that's a relief, I was worried they would announce that it would have a terrible story and shitty gameplay!

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      November 18, 2016 9:34 AM

      The open world will be YUUUUUGE.

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        November 18, 2016 3:33 PM

        Mexico.
        All of it.

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          November 18, 2016 3:36 PM

          "When we sent you to Mexico, we didn't deliver our best content. Now, we'll build a wall between you and Mexico."

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      November 18, 2016 9:36 AM

      Shit, I was really hoping the story and gameplay would be trash.

      Guess I'm skipping this one...

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      November 18, 2016 9:37 AM

      The best story. And gameplay that will make your head spin.

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      November 18, 2016 10:09 AM

      bigly!

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      November 18, 2016 12:40 PM

      Awesome, can't wait.

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      November 18, 2016 3:40 PM

      The microtransactions will be so good, they'll be megatransactions.

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      November 18, 2016 3:44 PM

      You lost the Benz and you lost my GTAV expansion :/ Rockstar why have you forsaken that beautiful map. It could've done so much more in single player :(

      GTAIV's map was well utilised.
      Sad times.

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        November 19, 2016 1:25 AM

        GTA Online moneyhatz bruh, get with the times! I've never tried it, the GTA IV DLC was so fucking good too :(

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      November 18, 2016 4:25 PM

      but will it have bigly characters?

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      November 18, 2016 4:48 PM

      Typical Rockstar. Settling for just great when they could be aiming for greatest.

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        November 19, 2016 5:09 AM

        They will probably sell us that version once they have ported the game again to Scorpio/Pro/PC.

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      November 18, 2016 6:07 PM

      Available on PS4 and XBoxone. Thanks OBama.

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      November 18, 2016 6:44 PM

      I'm hoping they won't take that jumping between characters thing from grand theft auto and put it in this one. Dunno why but I prefer to play with just one main character.

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        November 18, 2016 7:38 PM

        Yeah, I didn't like that nuch either.

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      November 18, 2016 8:52 PM

      Whoopty fucking do. Of course they are going to say that. "Derp, our game is shallow and you will all regret giving us money by time you are 5 hours in to it!"

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      November 18, 2016 9:57 PM

      Keep us posted! Thanks.

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      November 19, 2016 4:59 AM

      It would be nice if they didn't prioritize multiplayer content over single-player expansion content. Both GTA4 and even RDR got some pretty sizable and well done expansions.