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Four New Red Dead Redemption DLC Packs Announced

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Posted July 8, 2010 - By Jake Gaskill

Four New Red Dead Redemption DLC Packs Announced

Rockstar Games weren’t kidding around when they said they planned to throw plenty of post-launch support behind their hit western Red Dead Redemption, and today brings proof as the publisher has revealed details about four new batches of downloadable content heading the game over the coming months.


The packs will introduce a ton of new gameplay elements, features, characters, weapons, locations, and multiplayer options (multiplayer mini-games!). The game will even receive the zombie treatment by way of the Undead Nightmare pack. Each pack will cost $9.99/800 Microsoft Points, but given what they introduce, that seems like a very fair price. Guess we’ll find out for sure when the Legends and Killers pack is released in August.

Commence want in three, two, one:

Legends and Killers Pack (Releasing beginning of August 2010)

  • 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
  • New Achievements/Trophies
  • Pricing: $9.99 (PlayStation Network), 800 Microsoft Points (Xbox LIVE)

Liars and Cheats Pack - 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
  • New Achievements/Trophies
  • Release date TBC
  • Pricing: $9.99 (PlayStation Network), 800 Microsoft Points (Xbox LIVE)

Free Roam Pack - Delve deeper into the world of Red Dead Redemption with new Modes, Challenges and Gang Hideouts to discover:

  • Additional Free Roam Challenges
  • New action areas and defensive placements
  • Posse Scoring / Posse Leaderboards
  • New ‘anti-griefing’ measures in Free Roam
  • Release date and pricing TBC

Undead Nightmare Pack - 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
  • More details to follow...
  • Release date TBC
  • Pricing: $9.99 (PlayStation Network), 800 Microsoft Points (Xbox LIVE)

What do you think of the packs? Kind of great, no?

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