Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date May Have Just Leaked

01 January, 2018, 00:48 | Author: Darrell Baldwin
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Though retailers often use placeholder dates for upcoming games, the Danish retailer CoolShop has prior history of outing the release dates of highly anticipated games, including Rockstar's own Grand Theft Auto V.

It seems like every other week there is a new retailer listing for Red Dead Redemption 2 that has a new release date.

Rockstar is yet to confirm the release date officially, though.

They've now listed Red Dead Redemption II to release on June 8th 2018. Oftentimes retailers put up release dates for games so that they can start collecting pre-orders, and in the case of Red Dead Redemption 2 there is sure to be a lot of money made on pre-orders. This makes the date featured on its listing more credible, with it possibly letting us in on some insider information. That's anyone's guess, but June 8th is going to raise a lot of questions regardless.




Red Dead Redemption 2 was originally supposed to launch this past fall and serve as one of the major selling points for Microsoft's upgraded hardware, the Xbox One X. That plan was canned, though, with Spring 2018 offered as the new launch window.

On the positive side, there are several factors that suggest the release date could be real. Though with Friday releases becoming more common, this could be a possibility. However, an online retailer in Denmark may have just spilled the beans. However, Coolshop has a history of somewhat accurately leaking Rockstar games' release dates before the dates have been released to the public. Granted it was off by a few days at the time, but had the correct time frame according to popular gaming forum ResetEra.

The first Red Dead Redemption game was released on May 18, 2010 for the PS 3 and Xbox 360.

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