Prepare lots of room for Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC

Red Dead Redemption 2

Preloading is now available for Red Dead Redemption 2 ahead of its launch for PC on November 5th via the Rockstar Games Launcher. Be prepared for a huge download as it requires a whopping 150 GB of free drive space. Not only is it a space hog, but it will require time to download for those with less-than-stellar internet speed. However, it’s worth the time and space to be prepared for zero-hour in order to get into rootin’ tootin’ action ASAP.

While you’re at it, you may want to make sure your PC is up to speed. Check out the minimum and recommended specs:


  • Windows 7 – Service Pack 1 (6.1.7601)
  • Intel Core i5-2500K / AMD FX-6300
  • 8GB memory
  • Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 2GB / AMD Radeon R9 280 3GB HDD
  •  150GB HDD space
  • DirectX compatible


  • Windows 10 – April 2018 Update (v1803)
  • Intel Core i7-4770K / AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
  • 12GB memory
  • Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6GB / AMD Radeon RX 480 4GB
  • 150GB HDD space
  • DirectX compatible

Players can expect a number of improvements and enhancements for PC. “New graphical and technical enhancements for deeper immersion include increased draw distances for better navigation; higher-quality global illumination and ambient occlusion for improved day and night lighting; higher quality snow trails, improved reflections and deeper, higher resolution shadows at all distances; tessellated tree textures and improved grass and fur textures for added realism in every plant and animal.”

So what’re you waitin’ for, pard? Get downloading or head to the Red Dead Redemption 2 official site to learn more.

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Suzie is an avid gamer and has been since 1995. She lives in the desert with her own personal minion while dreaming of pixel worlds beyond Earth.

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