Rockstar Games have announced the official release date for the next set of DLC for Red Dead Redemption. Undead Nightmare, a single and multiplayer piece of content that adds a zombie storyline to the game, will be released on October 26th for the price of $10 or 800 .
The story has the world of Red Dead Redemption ravaged by a virus which unleashes zombies on everyone and everything - even the animals. It's up to John Marsten to ride through the shambling creatures and find a cure. According to the press release there will be all new dynamic missions around saving citizens from the undead.
All that sounds good, but what abou the co-op?
There's a new co-op mode called Undead Overrun, a survival mode where waves of infected attack and "players must work together to stay alive against increasingly difficult odds." We've heard that line before in many other games, and for the most part, it's always been incredibly entertaining. According to Kotaku it's for two to four players.
If this content looks good to you and you don't have Red Dead Redemption - soon you won't need it. Undead Nightmare as well as the previous DLC packs will be available on a stand alone disc for $30.
...a single, stand-alone disc that bundles together for the first time ever, the Undead Nightmare Pack, the Outlaws to the End Co-Op Mission Pack, the Legends and Killers Pack, the Liars and Cheats Pack and all the Multiplayer Free Roam modes released to date. Undead Nightmare will be available at retail stores everywhere for $29.99/£24.99/€29.99 and does not require a copy of Red Dead Redemption to play.
Since I don't have any of the DLC, nor do I want to buy XBoxLive points, I may just have to pick up the disc for $30 that has all the DLC on it. That would be cheaper than buying each individual DLC on Xbox Live... right???
i know it's very popular and i understand why, but i got bored with this game before i could finish it, and the dlc just sounds strange and like it doesn't fit with the whole idea of the game. maybe it's good for multiplayer, but i don't do that much, and it just seems to want to cash in on the zombie trend of the last few years.
i loved the first area and the beginning of the game, and i've heard the last act/town of the game is good, but i just can't bring myself to borrow/rent it and get to that point so i can finish it. i love the liar's dice game, i wish the AI was better on it though. can you play the minigames (poker, dice, blackjack) online?
Here's gameinformers review. 8.0. Sounds like the few problems I'd expect are there. Level design isn't as well set up as it oughta be. A little too much fetch and get type missions. But I sort of expect that outta add on material seeing as they didn't have the time to develop that end of it enough. And the combat mechanics sound like they can be a problem with some enemies. Again, makes perfect sense when he explains that the engine is designed for mid range cover and shoot combat, not close quarter attacks.
But either way, it looks awesome. Must purchase when I get home from work. I thought it came out yesterday and was looking on PSN when I got home from work then and was dissappointed. Can't wait to get started.