This week’s Red Dead Online weekly update has gone live, and for players looking to explore the harsh outdoors or spend some time down by the lake, the next few days look particularly rewarding. Developer Rockstar Games has detailed all of this week’s updates and more in a new blog post, which you can read the highlights below.
Naturalists can get twice as much cash and XP rewards at all trial sales this week, as well as an added bonus of 100 Sedative Varmint Rifle rounds and five Animal Revivers on any legendary animal trials. For players wishing to explore the more natural side of Red Dead Online, there will also be a free care package with Potent Herbivore bait, Potent Predator bait and three special lake lures.
The retail cost of Naturalist’s trial kit is also discounted, as players are able to take five gold bars from that equipment. Completing a round with wild photographer will result in a 40% discount on the advanced camera, and bringing skins to Gus Macmillan so that he can become a garment and trinket will result in a 50% reduction in the cost of clothing below rank 15. .
Free roam fishing challenges will net players double cash and XP rewards. The frequency of these challenges increases this week, and if you visit the butcher to unload any fish you have caught, you will receive a 50% extra cash bonus on all sales.
This week’s discounts
Naturalists get additional discounts this week, including a 30% discount on Harriet’s Tonics, Novice and Promising Naturalist items, all items in Gus’ Store and Elephant Rifle. Anglers can take a 40% discount on the price of the fishing rod, all fishing lures and all hats.
- Harriet’s Tonics – 30%
- Beginner and promising naturalistic objects – 30%
- All items in Gus’ Store – 30%
- Elephant rifle – 30%
- Fishing rod – 40%
- All fish lures – 40%
- All hats – 40%
Prime Gaming benefits
Rockstar announced that anyone who connects their Rockstar Games Social Club account to Prime Gaming will be able to start a career as a Bounty Hunter and equip their wagon with a new livery:
- A free Bounty Hunter license
- An award for Trimmed Amethyst Bounty Wagon Livery
Players who connect to Prime Gaming before 12 April will receive an offer of 30% discount on selected horses in several classes, an offer of 30% discount on selected horse care booklets from Hegnet and an additional offer of 40% on any saddle.
Red Dead Redemption 2 has become one of Rockstar’s biggest hits since its launch in 2018 and has so far sold more than 36 million copies. Red Dead Online, which arrived not long after the game debuted, has also proven to be a success as player numbers continue to rise. As the multiplayer component has become a standalone offering, these numbers have only increased since then.
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