Red Dead Redemption Expansions Announced

Red Dead Redemption Expansions Announced

Rockstar Games has announced four new expansions for Red Dead Redemption. They will include zombies, new animals, characters, and even anti-griefing.

The next expansion will be out in August and in the coming months the other packs will be released as well.

The DLC which will expand both the mutliplayer and the single player of Red Dead Redemption will be offered on the Xbox 360 and the Playstation 3.

Here is a summary of the 4 Red Dead Redemption Expansion Packs from Rockstar Games:

1) Legends and Killers Pack (Early August 2010, $10)

-New active map locations, characters and more
- 9 new multiplayer map locations — more than doubling the amount of territories in the multiplayer competitive modes
- 8 new multiplayer characters — play as characters from Red Dead Revolver
- Introducing a new projectile weapon: the Tomahawk, with corresponding challenges for single-player and multiplayer gameplay
- New achievements and trophies

2) Liars and Cheats Pack (TBD release date; $10)

- New competitive modes, multiplayer mini-games in Free Roam, and more
- Attack and Defend multiplayer competitive mode and challenges
- New multiplayer horse races, complete with mounted combat
- Play as the heroes and villains of Red Dead Redemption, as well as 8 additional multiplayer characters
- Multiplayer versions of Liars Dice and Poker from the single-player game
- Introducing a new weapon: the Explosive Rifle, with associated challenges available in single-player and multiplayer gameplay
- New achievements and trophies

3) Free Roam Pack (TBD release date; TBD price)

-Delve deeper into the world of Red Dead Redemption with
new modes, challenges and gang hideouts to discover
-New action areas and defensive placements
-Posse scoring and leaderboards
-New anti-griefing measures in Free Roam (Note from Stephen: Any theories on this, readers?)

4) Undead Nightmare Pack ("Fall" 2010; $10)

- Ghost towns and cemeteries come alive in a West gone horribly wrong
- Brand new single-player adventure, challenges and quests
- 8 new multiplayer zombie characters
- Additional animals unleashed in the world
- New dynamic events and more

Currently no screenshots of the new Red Dead Redemption expansions have been released by Rockstar, but expect them to pop up soon as the first expansion is due out in August.