This game is rated PEGI 18
Our review includes potentially triggering words:
Decapitation, Defenceless Characters, Dismemberment, Drugs, Gambling, Gore, Graphic Violence, Killing, Nudity and Sexual Content.
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You can tackle the game in various directions, but one way or another you will be involved with shootouts, heists, hunting, horseback riding, interacting with non-player characters, and maintaining the character's honour rating through moral choices and deeds.
These games are from the same developer as Grand Theft Auto and offer a similar style of game. After the popular first game, Red Dead Redemption 2 was a prequel that received critical acclaim, selling over 31 million copies shipped.
Release Date: 18/05/2010, updated in 2019
Price: 67% off
Platforms: PC, PS3, PS4, Stadia, Xbox 360 and Xbox One
Content Rating: PEGI 18
Skill Rating: 14+ year-olds
Players: 1 (32 online)
Accessibility: 27 features
You can play this game in the following styles:
The game deals with some of the violence in quite mature ways. For example, if you kill a character who is a father you have to face what you've done when you meet their wife and family.
14+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Still, it's important for parents and guardians to consider the maturity required to process the game content. It's a complex game where you must manage multiple systems. To fully enjoy the game older teenagers need not only to be able to deal with the navigation and combat but understand the story and wider relationships of the game.
- You need PlayStation Plus to play online with PlayStation 3.
- You need be 18-years-old to to subscribe to Xbox Live Gold for online play, but can then configure family accounts for younger players to play online with Xbox One.
- You need be 18-years-old to subscribe to PlayStation Plus for online play, but can create sub-accounts for younger players of 7-years or older to play online with PlayStation 4.
Red Dead Redemption
Red Dead Redemption 2
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Red Dead Redemption 2: Ultimate Edition
- In-Game Purchases: Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience.
- You need a subscription to play online:
You can purchase gold bars to buy in-game items. You can also purchase extra story content including:
- Bank Robbery Mission & Gang Hideout
- Dappled Black Thoroughbred
- Talisman & Medallion Gameplay Bonuses
- Gameplay Boosts, Cash Bonuses & Discounts
- The Nuevo Paraiso Gunslinger Outfit
You can purchase content for your character including:
- Bonus Outfits
- Rank Bonuses
- Black Chestnut Thoroughbred
- Access to the Survivor Camp Theme
These are packed in with the Ultimate and Special edition of the game.
The following in-game purchases are available:
Red Dead Redemption 2: Story Mode
Red Dead Redemption 2: Story Mode And Ultimate Edition Content
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