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Rockstar Announces 4 New DLC Packs For Red Dead Redemption

Rockstar’s western epic Red Dead Redemption is the year’s breakout new IP, so gamers around the world should be delighted at the news that the company plans to keep the gunslinging action going throughout the rest of 2010 with four separate new DLC packs.

The first of the packs – Legends and Killers – will be released this August, with the others following closely on its heels. The final pack, the zombie-themed Undead Nightmare, will be out by “fall” according to Rockstar’s press release.

Here’s the lowdown on all of the upcoming Red Dead DLC right from the horse’s mouth:

Legends and Killers Pack


-- New active map locations, characters and more
-- Release date: beginning of August 2010

-- 9 new multiplayer map locations — more than doubling the amount of territories in the multiplayer competitive modes

-- 8 new multiplayer characters — play as characters from Red Dead Revolver 

-- Introducing a new projectile weapon: the Tomahawk, with corresponding challenges for single-player and multiplayer gameplay

-- New achievements and trophies

-- Pricing: $9.99 (PlayStation Network), 800 Microsoft Points (Xbox Live)


Liars and Cheats Pack 


-- New competitive modes, multiplayer minigames in Free Roam, and more
-- Release date: TBA

-- Attack and Defend multiplayer competitive mode and challenges

-- New multiplayer horse races, complete with mounted combat

-- Play as the heroes and villains of Red Dead Redemption, as well as 8 additional multiplayer characters

-- Multiplayer versions of Liars Dice and Poker from the single-player game

-- Introducing a new weapon: the Explosive Rifle, with associated challenges available in single-player and multiplayer gameplay

-- New achievements and trophies 

-- Pricing: $9.99 (PlayStation Network), 800 Microsoft Points (Xbox Live)

Free Roam Pack 


-- Delve deeper into the world of Red Dead Redemption with new modes, challenges and gang hideouts
-- Release date: TBA

-- Additional Free Roam challenges

-- New action areas and defensive placements

-- Posse scoring and leaderboards

-- New anti-griefing measures in Free Roam

-- Pricing: TBA
 


Undead Nightmare Pack


-- Ghost towns and cemeteries come alive in a West gone horribly wrong

-- Release date: TBA

-- Brand new single-player adventure, challenges and quests

-- 8 new multiplayer zombie characters

-- Additional animals unleashed in the world

-- New dynamic events and more

-- Pricing: $9.99 (PlayStation Network), 800 Microsoft Points (Xbox Live)

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