Red Dead Redemption 2 Apologizes For PC Launch With Free Content

Red Dead Redemption 2 Devs Apologize For PC Launch With Free Content

Red Dead Redemption 2 finally coming to PC was surely a welcome sight for many, if not for oodles of dazzling upgrades, then for the inevitable flood of mods that would spice up the game’s expansive wild west world. Unfortunately, the platform’s launch wasn’t very rootin’-tootin’ for everyone, as various issues had left many players with bothersome glitches or unable to play the game entirely. Having since patched out quite a few of these problems, Rockstar Games is now offering a batch of free content to apologize for Red Dead’s rocky PC launch.

Taking to the company’s official blog, Rockstar unveiled a special “Care Package” content pack for players on PC, now available to those who created their character in Red Dead Online. “Everyone who plays Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC from launch and through to the holiday season will receive a complimentary care package for Red Dead Online to assist in their travels,” read the blog post. “All Red Dead Online PC players will receive the finely detailed Prieto Poncho, available for free in the Camp Wardrobe or at any clothing store. Wheeler, Rawson & Co. will also supply a curated care package of items to help players survive out on the open range.” The full list of Care Package items can be viewed below.

  • 100x Revolver Express Ammo
  • 100x Pistol Express Ammo
  • 100x Repeater Express Ammo
  • 100x Rifle Express Ammo
  • 100x Shotgun Slugs
  • 20x Shotgun Incendiary Buckshot Slugs
  • 20x Fire Arrows
  • 20x Poison Throwing Knives
  • 20x Volatile Fire Bottles
  • 10x Potent Miracle Tonic
    • fully restores Health, Stamina and Dead Eye and Fortifies moderately
  • 3x Horse Reviver
    • revives Horse from severe injury and moderately restores its Health
  • 10x Minty Big Game
    • fully restores all Cores and yields a Gold Health Core
  • 20x Baked Beans
    • moderately restores Health Core and Stamina Core

While reconciling via these freebies, Rockstar assured continued dedication in fixing the game’s lingering issues, asking anyone to report such errors to their official support channels. “After a series of updates to the game, the Rockstar Games Launcher and the latest NVIDIA drivers, we believe the vast majority of performance issues for Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC have now been resolved,” the blog continued. “That said, we will continue to work to tackle any lingering issues as we move forward and if you are still experiencing issues, please visit Rockstar Support for the latest information and to request assistance.”

Red Dead Redemption 2 is out now for Google Stadia, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

What do you think? Are you going to get this content while the gettin’ is good, or do you feel a fully-working game would be rewarding enough? Let us know in the comments below and be sure to follow Don’t Feed the Gamers on Twitter and Facebook to be informed of the latest gaming and entertainment news 24 hours a day! For more headlines recently featured on DFTG, check out these next few news stories:

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