'Red Dead Redemption 2' release date, news: Fans clamor for PC version; first game to arrive on PlayStation Now

(Facebook/rockstargames)"Red Dead Redemption 2" will arrive in the fall of 2017.

Fans have been waiting for a "Red Dead Redemption" sequel for the past six years. And while Rockstar Games has already confirmed the game's existence and release window, the studio has yet to reveal if a PC version will be available.

It can be recalled that the first "Red Dead Redemption" did not arrive on the PC, and only console players were lucky enough to experience the game. With the announcement of "Red Dead Redemption 2" landing on the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One in 2017, fans took it upon themselves to start a petition urging the studio to release a PC version as well. The petition has a goal of 50,000 supporters and is only a little over 3,000 signatures shy of reaching the target as of writing.

However, it looks like PC players will soon be able to play "Red Dead Redemption" via Sony's PlayStation Now. According to reports, the game will land on the streaming game service on Dec. 6.

As for the sequel, there has been talk of a PC version coming after the console versions are released. And while Rockstar Games has yet to make things official, it is believed that its decision to hold off on its announcement is merely a marketing tactic.

Indeed, the first game was nothing short of impressive, earning positive reviews from critics and accolades from award-giving bodies. And based on the words of Take-Two Interactive CEO Strauss Zelnick, it looks like the studio is striving for the same outcome with "Red Dead Redemption 2."

"You can expect there to be great story elements and great gameplay elements," Zelnick previously said at an MKM Partners event, adding that the sequel will have "incredible emotional depth."

"Red Dead Redemption 2" is predicted to sell 12 million copies during its release period. The game will hit the market in fall 2017.

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