There is no doubt that Red Dead Redemption 2 is one of the best games of the last generation. With an epic open-world, fantastic story and engaging characters the whole package is peak Rockstar. Red Dead 2 also features an amazing multiplayer mode which released recently in a standalone version. With such a vast open-world to explore online you might need some help getting started. We’re here to give you some Red Dead Online tips.
Character customisation is always an important part of your online identity. When making your character in Red Dead online make sure you’re happy with your creation at the start of your career as making changes at a later date can cost you gold and dollars. An unnecessary expense if you can help it!
Earning Money and Looting
On the subject of money, looting corpses is an easy way to earn a few bucks. Not only that though, by looting the dead you will also find other useful and high value items as you rummage through your destruction.
Obviously completing missions is also a good way to earn some extra money. Just remember that whilst you can complete the same mission more than once you won’t receive money from them for completing them additional times.
Hunting is another great way of earning money. Collecting those perfect pelts and selling them to the butchers is an easy way to earn some dollars.
Choose your role
Another good tip for a Red Dead Redemption 2 beginners guide is to pay attention to the Frontier Pursuits. There are roles that align to certain play styles i.e. Bounty Hunter, Trader etc… If you find you’re enjoying playing these roles then considering unlocking them using your gold bars. They will help improve your experience of Red Dead online.
Protect Your Camp
Sometimes you just want to relax in peace, without the fear of other players attacking your camp. Thankfully there is an option to raise a white flag in your camp meaning players won’t be able to engage in PVP. To enable it, go into your multiplayer menu and the camp management section. Here you can raise the flag.
The Right Ride
An early first co-op a mission is called Honour Among Thieves and for this you will be asked to steal a horse. The horse in which you steal will become yours at the end of it, so make sure you pick one you like. If you want to change the name of your horse at a later date you can do so at any of the stables located across the map.
Whilst we’re focusing more on some tips for beginners in this Red Dead online guide, you will also want to think of the future. As your wealth grows you’re likely going to want to invest in more horses. It can be a good idea to have a wide variety of horses suitable for different tasks. A fast horse for races for example. You’re able to set specific horses for specific game modes using the stable section of the multiplayer menu.