Red Dead Redemption 2 Player Count and Stats (2023)

Last Updated on: September 7th, 2023

Red Dead Redemption 2 Stats

Red Dead Redemption 2 player count statsHere are a few of the most interesting Red Dead Redemption 2 stats and facts I was able to dig up including player counts As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Red Dead Redemption 2 player count:


Estimated number of copies sold in its first three days:

10 million

Number of games sold in Red Dead Redemption’s first 2 days at retail:

6.23 million

Red Dead Redemption 2 revenue for its opening weekend:

$725 million

Amount earned the game’s first three days:

$725 million

Number of copies sold in Japan in the game’s first week:


Total number of copies sold in Japan:

167,242 (2018)

Total number of copies sold in Spain:

277,000 (2018)

Projected number of copies that will be sold by the end of the holidays 2018:

15-20 million

Red Dead Redemption 2 had the largest opening weekend of any game in history to date.

This was the most pre-ordered game on PlayStation 4 ever.

Number of social posts about Red Dead Redemption on its release day:


Estimated amount Red Dead Redemption 2 cost to develop and market:

$540 million

When did Red Dead Redemption Online launch?

  • Tuesday, November 27th: All Red Dead Redemption 2: Ultimate Edition owners. Please note, players who purchased the physical Ultimate Edition must redeem the Ultimate Edition code in the packaging to be eligible.
  • Wednesday, November 28th: All players who played Red Dead Redemption 2 on October 26th according to our data.
  • Thursday, November 29th: All players who played Red Dead Redemption 2 between October 26th to October 29th according to our data.
  • Friday, November 30th: All players who own Red Dead Redemption 2. (source)

That’s all for now. Be sure to check back soon as we update all video game stats as soon as more are provided.

Game Description

“Red Dead Redemption 2” is an action-adventure video game developed and published by Rockstar Games. Released in 2018, it is the prequel to the critically acclaimed “Red Dead Redemption” and is set in an open-world, Wild West setting. The game is known for its attention to detail, deep storytelling, and immersive open-world experience.

Key features and elements of “Red Dead Redemption 2” include:

  1. Open-World Exploration: The game’s expansive open world, set in the late 1800s, offers players the freedom to explore the American frontier. The world is filled with diverse landscapes, from sprawling plains and dense forests to mountain ranges and bustling towns.
  2. Story Campaign: “Red Dead Redemption 2” follows the story of Arthur Morgan, an outlaw and member of the Van der Linde gang. The game explores themes of loyalty, morality, and the consequences of one’s actions. The narrative is richly detailed and includes a diverse cast of characters.
  3. Character Development: As Arthur Morgan, players can make moral choices that affect the story and their interactions with other characters. The game’s honor system tracks the player’s actions and determines their moral standing.
  4. Camp Life: The Van der Linde gang’s camp serves as a hub for various activities, including missions, side activities, and character interactions. Players can contribute to the camp’s resources and improve their relationships with fellow gang members.
  5. Hunting and Wildlife: The game features a realistic hunting system, allowing players to track, hunt, and skin a wide variety of animals. The pelts and meat collected can be used for crafting and survival.
  6. Gunplay and Combat: The game includes a robust combat system, featuring a wide array of firearms, melee weapons, and explosives. Gunfights are intense and can be approached strategically.
  7. Customization: Players can customize Arthur’s appearance, including clothing, hairstyles, and facial hair. Horse customization is also available.
  8. Dynamic Weather and Day-Night Cycle: The game has a dynamic weather system, affecting gameplay and visuals. A day-night cycle influences events and activities throughout the world.
  9. Mini-Games and Side Activities: “Red Dead Redemption 2” includes a variety of mini-games and side activities, such as poker, fishing, bounty hunting, and more.
  10. Online Multiplayer: “Red Dead Online” is the game’s multiplayer mode, allowing players to create their own characters and explore the open world with others. It features cooperative missions, competitive modes, and role-playing elements.
  11. Realistic Graphics and Sound: The game is renowned for its stunning visuals and attention to detail, as well as its immersive sound design.
  12. Regular Updates and Expansions: Rockstar Games has continued to support “Red Dead Online” with updates, expansions, and new content.

“Red Dead Redemption 2” is widely regarded as one of the greatest open-world games ever created, offering players an immersive and authentic Wild West experience. Its blend of storytelling, exploration, and richly detailed world-building has earned it critical acclaim and a dedicated fanbase.

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