Ahead of the October 26th launch, Rockstar has just revealed huge gameplay update on Red Ded Redemption 2 and presented some valuable information on the in-game weapons. Accordingly, Red Dead Redemption 2 would pack more than 50 weapons and tons of personalization options.
Red Dead Redemption 2 to boast more realistic weapons
“There are over 50 unique, usable weapons, a massive range of options for customization, and a wide selection of different ammunition types to improve accuracy, range or damage,” said Rockstar representative in a blog post.
Also, Rockstar revealed that the devs boosted the realism regarding the weapons in Red Dead Redemption 2. Accordingly, “the more a gun is used, the better it will perform, but it will also start to degrade over time if not looked after, so a trusty sidearm needs to be kept oiled and clean,” as the studio said.
Furthermore, there would be tons of personalization options for weapons. According to Rockstar, “with a myriad of customization options ranging from visual upgrades like new metals, woods, varnishes, and engravings to performance upgrades like new barrels, grips, sights, and scopes, you can design an entirely unique weapon that looks and handles exactly the way you want it to.”
Rockstar added over 50 weapons to Red Dead Redemption 2, each with its own characteristics
“Every weapon’s performance varies in terms of damage, range, fire rate, accuracy and reload speed, so it’s important to pick wisely depending on the situation,” Rockstar said. Also, Rockstar offered some tips regarding how to use weapons depending on their own characteristics. Accordingly, they also talked about Double-Action Revolver.
“The high fire rate of a Double-Action Revolver lends itself well to shooting on the move from horseback,” Rockstar stated.
“When faced with just one or two enemies, you might want to go for a Springfield Rifle which has a slower fire rate but delivers much higher damage. For range, a sniper rifle of some kind is obviously a good choice, but scopes can also be fitted to all other types of rifle enabling you to switch between regular view and scope view at any time,” the studio added.