Red Dead Online is coming to a close as development shifts to GTA 6

Red Dead Online will no longer be supported by Rockstar as the company shifts development towards the upcoming GTA 6.

That means no more major updates for the game. However, the game will remain playable for those who want to stick around.

Red Dead Online is the multiplayer component of Red Dead Redemption 2. That game was praised for it’s extremely high quality single-player, but the multiplayer hasn’t really made the same impact on the gaming landscape. In fact, some feel it has been neglected by the developers.

Rockstar said “Over the past few years, we have been steadily moving more development resources towards the next entry in the Grand Theft Auto series – understanding more than ever the need to exceed players’ expectations and for this next entry to be the best it can possibly be. And as a result, we are in the process of making some changes to how we support Red Dead Online.”

This means there will no longer be any further “major themed content updates like in previous years”, according to the company.

Credit: Rockstar

Red Dead Online

This comes after a rocky ride in Red Dead Online. Many players felt Rockstar had abandoned the game from the start, prioritising GTA 5 content. At one point, players dressed as clowns to protest the state of the game.

And earlier this week, players announced plans to hold an in game funeral for the title after feeling like the game had been abandoned.

As for GTA 6, we don’t know much about the title. However, it is next up for Rockstar, and they’re currently developing the game. It’s still probably a few years away though.

There are rumours that the game could bring back classic characters like Niko or Michael. But outside of rumours, we really don’t know much. We’ll just have to wait for more info.

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