Rockstar Games Starts Christmas Early With Free In-Game Money For Players

Rockstar Games isn’t waiting until the 25th of December to start passing out the gifts, as the company’s just announced via Twitter that players of Red Dead Online will be getting a special present – or two.

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Rockstar tweeted: “Red Dead Online Beta update:

“As a thanks for your ongoing support, we’re awarding everyone who played so far a gift of 15 gold bars, and additional RDO$ gifts to those who pre-ordered #RDR2, or purchased the Special or Ultimate Edition.”

Thanks, Rockstar!

The official website goes into a bit more depth, confirming there are two types of gifts and explaining when you’ll receive them.

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The post, which you can read in full here, clarifies:

Gold Gift: As a thank you for your ongoing support, we are awarding everyone who has played from the Red Dead Online Beta launch through this Thursday, December 20th with a gift of 15 additional gold bars. The awards will begin rolling out today and if you haven’t experienced the Red Dead Online Beta yet, play by Thursday, December 20th for eligibility. All gold bar gifts should be delivered by Monday, December 24th. Keep an eye out for an alert screen when entering the Red Dead Online Beta to confirm the gift.

“Cash Gift: As an added thank you to players who pre-ordered Red Dead Redemption 2, and those who purchased either the Special or Ultimate Edition, we are awarding additional RDO$ gifts. These will be active starting Friday, December 21st and are automatically added to your character’s balance the next time you play Red Dead Online during the Beta and permanently afterwards:

  • Special Edition Owners: RDO$100
  • Ultimate Edition Owners: RDO$1,000
  • Everyone who pre-ordered: RDO$100 (in addition to Ultimate and Special Edition gifts)”
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Happy holidays!