We’ve had one other tantalizing trace that Red Dead Redemption 2 might be coming to the PC after some enterprising soul rifled by way of the center of the sport’s companion app and located references to a PC model.
Rockstar Intel highlighted this specific little bit of detective work, peeking contained in the information of the Crimson Lifeless Redemption 2 companion app and recognizing a number of references to a PC model and associated settings. These embrace the next bits of technical jargon:
- CommandIsPcVersion(void) 000000000166A12C
So sure, there’s additionally a point out of Oculus in right here, pointing in the direction of potential VR pleasure. Varied different references to graphics particulars that would pertain to a PC port are additionally abound.
In fact, we’d be silly to leap to conclusions based mostly on just a few mentions of PC right here and there within the app. And, it’s true that in locations there are different references to a PC model of the companion app for desktop computer systems, for instance a point out of a sign-in for the ‘PC_app’.
Which may imply that each one these references merely level to a PC model of the companion app, fairly than an precise full-blown port of the sport for the platform. Though equally, it might be the case that each of the above are within the pipeline.
We will however stay eager for a PC incarnation of Crimson Lifeless Redemption 2, and we’ve definitely seen a variety of hints that it’s certainly within the playing cards – from the LinkedIn profile of a programmer who beforehand labored at Rockstar displaying that he’d been engaged on a PC port of the sport, to a leaked retail listing suggesting a 2019 launch.
So, Rockstar would possibly transfer quicker than it did with Grand Theft Auto V, which ultimately got here to the PC after its console launch.
Crimson Lifeless Redemption 2 was launched on PlayStation four and Xbox One only a few brief days in the past, on October 26.
By way of PC Gamer