Red Dead Redemption 2 has a neat little feature that the game doesn’t tell you about! In RDR2, you can put a marker anywhere on the map and have your horse ride there automatically without any input by you. This is a cool substitution for fast travel.
Here’s how to enable the automatic horse travel / autopilot:
- Put a waypoint marker anywhere on the map
- Sit on your horse and start riding on the road by holding down X (PS4) / A (Xbox One)
- Hold down the Touchpad (PS4) / View-Button (Xbox One) to trigger the cinematic view
- Let go of all buttons. Your horse will ride to the waypoint automatically
Just make sure you are on a road and start riding in the correct direction when you do this. It won’t work when you’re not on a road! When done correctly, you’ll see the black cinematic bars at the top and bottom of the screen.
There is just one downside: when you get attacked by predators or enemies, your horse might throw you off. So keep an eye on the screen.
You can learn more about other fast travel options in this guide: Red Dead Redemption 2 How to Fast Travel.
For more guides check out our full Red Dead Redemption 2 Wiki & Strategy Guide.