It continues with the leak of internal Microsoft documents. As can be seen from an email exchange between Phil Spencer, Sarah Bond and Matt Booty, Rockstar Games is said to have been working on a PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S version of the western hit “Red Dead Redemption 2”. have.
It has been persistent since last year The rumorthat Rockstar is working on a PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S implementation of the successful western adventure “Red Dead Redemption 2”.
After it was said last summer that the development of the implementation in favor of “GTA 6” has now taken place was pausedinternal Microsoft documents surfaced today that appear to confirm the existence of the current-gen port of “Red Dead Redemption 2.”
In detail, we are dealing here with an email exchange between the three Xbox heads Phil Spencer, Sarah Bond and Matt Booty from May 2022, which concerns the postponement of “Starfield” and a way to close the resulting gap in the software – Xbox Game Pass replenishment turned.
Among the various titles considered here was a current-gen version of “Red Dead Redemption 2”.
A planned day one release for Xbox Game Pass?
The email exchange between the three Xbox heads also shows that there was thought about getting the native Xbox Series X/S version of “Red Dead Redemption 2” in the form of a day one release for the Xbox game To secure your passport. Even if there were internal doubts that Take-Two Interactive and Rockstar Games would agree to such a deal, it was calculated that a day-one release of “Red Dead Redemption 2” in the Xbox Game Pass would cost Microsoft five million US dollars a month could.
In return, Microsoft expected that the Western adventure on Xbox Game Pass would generate additional activity amounting to ten million hours of play per month. According to the state of affairs at the time, Microsoft assumed that the current-gen port of “Red Dead Redemption 2” would appear in the second quarter of the 2022/2023 fiscal year and therefore between October and December 2022.
Unfortunately, as we now know, nothing came of the whole thing. To make matters worse, neither Take-Two Interactive nor Microsoft have yet wanted to comment on the rumors about the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S versions. It is therefore still unclear when the release can ultimately be expected.
Like recently was confirmed“Red Dead Redemption 2” continues to sell at a solid level and found more than 55 million buyers worldwide.
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