[Updated] Red Dead Redemption 2 Delayed To Spring 2018; New Gorgeous Screenshots Released


[Update] In its most recent earnings release, publisher Take-Two Interactive has announced that Red Dead Redemption 2 will release in Fiscal Year 2019, implying that the game will release after April 2018 as the publisher's current fiscal year (FY2018) will run through March 31, 2018.

Announced that Red Dead Redemption 2 is now planned for release worldwide in Spring 2018 (fiscal year 2019) for PlayStation4 and Xbox One.

[Original story] Rockstar Games has delayed the highly-anticipated Red Dead Redemption 2 to Spring 2018.

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The delay was announced on Rockstar’s official blog, which mentions that “extra time”  is required to deliver the “best possible experience”.

This outlaw epic set across the vast and unforgiving American heartland will be the first Rockstar game created from the ground up for the latest generation of console hardware, and some extra time is necessary to ensure that we can deliver the best experience possible for our fans.

We are very sorry for any disappointment this delay causes, but we are firm believers in delivering a game only when it is ready. We are really excited to bring you more details about the game this summer. In the meantime, please enjoy this selection of new screenshots from the world of Red Dead Redemption 2.

New details about the sequel will be announced in the coming months. Officially announced back in October of 2016, Red Dead Redemption 2 was slated for a release on PS4 and Xbox One later this year.

"With  Red Dead Redemption 2, the team is working hard to push forward our vision for interactive entertainment in a truly living world", said Sam Houser, Founder of Rockstar Games upon the game’s announcement.  "We hope to deliver players an epic experience that builds upon everything we've learned making games."

For now, check out the fresh screenshots that Rockstar released.