Published: Fri, October 26, 2018
IT | By Emmett Cole

"Red Dead Redemption 2" Official Gameplay Footage Has Been Flooding The Internet

Except, technically, you have four choices when you also consider the PlayStation 4 Pro and the Xbox One X. And according to Digital Foundry, you should absolutely consider running Red Dead Redemption 2 on one of these higher-powered mid-cycle consoles.

That consideration makes it the flawless fit for a classic Western, then, but while it is well versed in the cinematic language of Ford and Leone, Red Dead Redemption is no longer a game in thrall to the movies.

A thorough report posted on Eurogamer shows that the Xbox One X runs Red Dead 2 at native 4K and also provides the smoothest performance. Clocking in at 99GB on PS4, Rockstar's Western opus ships on two discs, and like GTA V on Xbox 360 one of them is just for installing and the other is for play. At points I present some dialogue snippets that impressed me, though I've been careful to avoid all story context outside of the intro of the game. Furthermore, draw distances and pop-in shouldn't vary noticeably between consoles.

Available for both Android and iOS devices, the app connects directly to Xbox One or PS4 consoles, "delivering real-time interactive information to your smart device".

Red Dead Redemption 2 Ledger Fast Travel Map Unlock

There is a light at the end of the tunnel, however, as base Xbox One does at least run rather well in comparison to the base PS4. The game is as good as you have always hoped it would be.

How long does it take to beat Red Dead Redemption 2?

Well, we got our hands on an early physical copy of Red Dead Redemption 2 for PS4 and have been trying to figure this exact estimate out for ourselves.

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