Red Dead Redemption 2 Multiplayer will go live in November as a public beta, Rockstar confirmed. The specific dates are as follows:
- Tuesday, November 27: All Red Dead Redemption 2: Ultimate Edition owners.
- Wednesday, November 28: All players who played Red Dead Redemption 2 on October 26th according to Rockstar Social Club.
- Thursday, November 29: All players who played Red Dead Redemption 2 between October 26th to October 29th according to Rockstar Social Club.
- Friday, November 30: All players who own Red Dead Redemption 2 (free for everyone).
Original Story (October 2018):
Rockstar announced in a blogpost:
Red Dead Online is planned for launch in November 2018, initially as a public beta, with more news to come soon. As with most online experiences of this size and scale, there will inevitably be some turbulence at launch. We look forward to working with our amazing and dedicated community to share ideas, help us fix teething problems and work with us to develop Red Dead Online into something really fun and innovative. (Source)
According to that announcement by Rockstar, the Multiplayer will make full use of the Singleplayer Map which is gigantic. There are also some online trophies and achievements up for grabs.
It’s unclear for how long the multiplayer will be in beta. When more info becomes available this post will be updated accordingly.