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Rockstar Games announces ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ special editions, collector’s box

Red Dead Redemption 2 will launch with a Special Edition and an Ultimate Edition, as well as a third Collector’s Box featuring in-game trinkets from the series.

In a press release, Rockstar Games detailed each edition’s features and pre-order bonuses, which we’ve summarized into a neat little guide for you.

Red Dead Remption 2’s Pre-order Bonuses

All pre-orders of Red Dead Redemption 2 will receive the War Horse from the first Red Dead Redemption, as well as the Outlaw Survival Kit – supplies to replenish health, Dead Eye, and more.

Digital pre-orders on the Playstation Store and Xbox Store will also receive an in-game cash bonus and an exclusive treasure map for RDR2’s story mode (available only before July 31st).

Digital pre-orders ALSO receive an infusion of GTA Online funds: $500k for Standard, $1m for Special, and $2m for Ultimate.

Red Dead Redemption 2's Special Edition

Special Edition ($79)

Buying the Special Edition includes the following story mode content:

  • Exclusive Bank Robbery Mission and Gang Hideout Mission
  • The Dappled Black Throughbred race horse and saddle
  • Eagle Talon Talisman to extend your environmental awareness skill
  • Iguana Scale to take less damage while riding on horseback
  • Core Stat Boost to increase starting stamina, health, and Dead Eye
  • Increased cash during robbery missions, and discounts on camp upgrades
  • The Nuevo Paraiso Gunslinger Outfit
  • Access to three additional weapons at in-game Gunsmiths: the Volcanic Pistol, the Pump Action Shotgun, and the Lancaster Varmint Rifle


Red Dead Redemption 2's Ultimate Edition

Ultimate Edition ($99)

Ponying up an additional $40 gets you the Ultimate Edition, which includes everything from the Special Edition and a few other bonuses:

  • Two bonus outfits for online
  • The Black Chestnut Thoroughbred racehorse and saddle
  • Access to the Survivor Camp Theme
  • Access to the three additional weapons in online mode
  • Faster ranking up in online, up to rank 25.


Red Dead Redemption 2 Collector's Box

Collector’s Box ($99)

Warning: the Collector’s Box does not include a copy of Red Dead Redemption 2. What it does include, however, is an assortment of in-game items and collectibles such as:

  • A metal tithing box styled after the one used in-game by the Van der Linde gang
  • A collectable Challenge Coin
  • A 100-piece Double Sided Puzzle
  • The Six Shooter Bandana
  • An exclusive Treasure Map for RDR2’s story mode
  • A set of six RDR2 themed pins, included in a canvas carrying bag
  • A fully-illustrated pack of RDR2 playing cards
  • A 150-page Wheeler, Rawson and Co. Catalogue, a replica of the edition found in stores throughout Red Dead Redemption 2
  • 12 collectible Cigarette Cards

Each edition is now available for pre-order , and the Collector’s Box is available to preorder via the Rockstar Warehouse.