Rockstar Games Teases Red Dead Redemption 2 in the most Rockstar way possible


Goodbye Grand Theft Auto and hello… Red Dead Redemption 2? You never know until it’s confirmed officially, but Rockstar Games has been dropping some serious hints on their social media accounts.

We received and reported an anonymous tip back in March “Rumor: Red Dead Redemption 2 Details Leaked, Reveal Planned” and the article went insanely viral. There were doubters and detractors *ahem* Paul Tassi from Forbes, “Every day I see a lot of far-fetched, poorly sourced video game rumors, and I’m content to mostly ignore them. But yesterday, one such rumor sort of took over the entire video game news cycle. It was the top story on reddit, it was trending on Twitter and Facebook , it was everywhere. It was about Red Dead Redemption 2. Obviously, the thought of such a game is something to get excited about, but the “scoop,” which was fed to FragHero, is an absolutely absurdist piece of “my uncle works at Nintendo ” garbage that should not have been given the time of day.”  Through all the doubt, things are finally beginning to crystallize for the sequel.

Red Dead Redemption, Rockstar Games

Red Dead Redemption, Rockstar Games

We followed that up with Rumor: Red Dead Redemption 2 Screenshot Leaked. This image wasn’t publicly available and instead was hosted on a private server of an ex-employee of Rockstar.

He didn’t set the permissions correctly and therefore it was leaked. The artist in question is Matt Clyne, and the image was privately hosted on his zenfolio page. The redditor bypassed the simple password-protect step and was able to download a high-res version of it.

and finally Red Dead Redemption 2’s Real Name Revealed, Leaked Map Confirmed Real The map is set within the great Black Plains, the area where the original Red Dead Redemption took place within a zone called Blackwater.

Today, however, would go down as a special day…