For those who have pre-ordered Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC through the Rockstar Games Launcher, you can now pre-load the game ahead of its official release on November 5th.
While pre-loading is currently only available on the Rockstar Games Launcher, Red Dead Redemption 2 is coming to PC through several platforms, including the Epic Games Store, Green Man Gaming, and the Humble Store. You can also pick up a physical edition from most game retailers.
Pre-load Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC now in preparation for launch on November 5th.
— Rockstar Games (@RockstarGames) October 30, 2019
The game is also heading to Steam, for those who prefer Valve’s launcher, but won’t be available until December 2019.
You can find the specifications for the PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2 below.
- Windows 7 – Service Pack 1
- Intel Core i5-2500K / AMD FX-6300
- 8GB RAM
- NVIDIA GTX 770 2GB/ AMD Radeon R9 280 3GB
- 150GB HDD Space
- Windows 10 – April 2018 update (v1803)
- Intel i7-4770K / AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
- 12GB RAM
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB/AMD Radeon RX 480 4GB
- 150GB HDD Space
Regardless of how you’re launching it, PC installation requires a Rockstar Games Social Club account and active internet connection. It also requires a hefty 150GB of storage space!
The file size for the Red Dead Redemption 2 pre-load is currently clocked in at 109GB, but its likely that there’ll be some sort of patch in the game’s first few days. Remember to keep some storage clear just in case.
For more information and to pre-purchase the game if you haven’t yet, you can check out the official Red Dead Redemption 2 website here.
If you pre-purchase the game via the Rockstar Games Launcher or at the Rockstar Warehouse before November 4th, you’ll also receive a free copy (of your choice) of one of the following Rockstar classics:
- Grand Theft Auto III
- Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
- Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
- Bully: Scholarship Edition
- L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition
- Max Payne 3: The Complete Edition