Rockstar Games has announced that Red Dead Redemption 2 will now be released in spring 2018 for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
News of the delay doesn't come as much of a surprise considering how there has been little said of the game since being announced. News of the delay was accompanied by some new screenshots.
Rockstar News | GTA Online Import/Export and Bully Turns 10
Grand Theft Auto Online's latest update, the "Import/Export" downloadable content is now available for the PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of the game.
Elsewhere, Bully: Scholarship Edition for the Xbox 360 is now playable on the Xbox One through the latest set of games made backwards compatible.
Alternatively you can celebrate the games 10 year anniversary by downloading the recently released Bully: Anniversary Edition on Android and iOS devices. Bully: Anniversary Edition features enhanced graphics, controls and social integration as well as including the additional content included in the Scholarship Edition.
Red Dead News | Red Dead Redemption 2 Debut Trailer Released
Over on the official PlayStation Blog they announced that Rockstar Games and PlayStation have formed a partnership and that "select online content" for Red Dead Redemption 2 will arrive on the PlayStation 4 before any other platform.
Additionally the original Red Dead Redemption will be joining PlayStation Now soon.
Rockstar have announced that Red Dead Redemption 2 is in development and scheduled for release on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One during the fall of 2017.
The debut trailer for the game is out this Thursday (20th October) at 4pm BST/11am EST.
Rockstar News | GTA Online Biker DLC and Red Dead News
These past few months have been pretty quiet for Rockstar Games on the news front. The only thing of note is the release of the "Bikers" DLC update for Grand Theft Auto Online.
Red Dead Revolver was released for the PlayStation 4 as a PlayStation 2 Classic title this past week, as with Max Payne and The Warriors before it the game doesn't have a platinum trophy.
Rockstar have just today updated their site, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter pages to include an image that is evocative of the background art used to promote Red Dead Redemption, indicating that a new Red Dead announcement may be imminent. Several months ago there was a rumour of a Red Dead Redemption remaster in the works.
Rockstar has released a couple of updates to Grand Theft Auto Online in recent weeks. First up was the "Further Adventures in Finance and Felony" update allowing you to become a Los Santos kingpin of crime.
Next up was the "Cunning Stunts" update which includes a series of surreal races and new character customization items.
Next week will see users be able to create their own tracks with the addition of the Stunt Race Creator tool update.
The PlayStation 2 classic The Warriors has been added to the PlayStation Network, like Max Payne it does not have a platinum trophy.
Not to be out done Microsoft added backwards support for the Xbox 360 version of Red Dead Redemption on the Xbox One. After becoming compatible with the Xbox One sales of the game were reported to have increased significantly.
More details have emerged regarding Leslie Benzies departure from Rockstar Games. Unfortunately the split looks to be far from amicable.
Max Payne is the latest PlayStation 2 classic to be made available for the PlayStation 4. It joins the already available Manhunt, Bully, Grand Theft Auto III, Vice City and San Andreas and has similar enhancements to these previous releases. Curiously though, it has less trophies than other Rockstar classics with no platinum trophy.
Earlier this month saw the release of the "Inch by Inch" adversay mode in Grand Theft Auto Online and this Tuesday, 3rd of May, will see the release of the "In & Out" adversary mode. To celebrate the latest addition to Grand Thaft Auto Online there will be double RP & GTA$ earned in adversary modes all week long.
Manhunt News | Manhunt PS2 Classic Released on PS4
Rockstar have silently released Manhunt as a PlayStation 2 classic for the PlayStation 4 on the EU PSN store.
The download weighs in at just 2gb and will set you back £11.99 on the UK store. At the time of writing the store in other regions hasn't been updated.
This enhanced release boasts the following improvements:
Experience Manhunt for PS2™ with full 1080p up-rendering and enhanced features such as Trophies, Share Play, Remote Play, Activity Feeds and Second Screen support for game manuals with PS Vita or PS App.
Bully has also been added and Max Payne was incorrectly listed as being released a few weeks ago before quickly being removed.
Those interested in trophies will be pleased to know both Manhunt and Bully feature a platinum trophy.
The valentines day inspired "Be My Valentine" update for Grand Theft Auto Online on the PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One is now live.
The newly added "Till Death Do Us Part" adversary mode will give out double RP and cash throughtout valentines weekend.