RDR2 DLC imagined by fans as a War of the Worlds invasion

Red Dead Redemption 2 fans imagine a hypothetical standalone DLC side story based on the classic sci-fi novel War of the Worlds.

Some Red Dead Redemption 2 fans imagine an alien-centric DLC expansion of the classic sci-fi novel War of the Worlds. Since its release in 2018, Red Dead Redemption 2 achieved near universal acclaim and record sales figures, with many considering it one of the greatest video games ever made. Naturally, many fans are eager for a new Red Dead Redemption title, although developer Rockstar Games is currently focusing its efforts on Grand Automatic Flight 6.


Others would settle for the chance to continue the story of former Van der Linde gang member Arthur Morgan through a DLC side story and a petition for a RDR2 solo The DLC expansion reached over 5,000 signatures last March. A hypothetical Red Dead Redemption 2 The DLC campaign wouldn’t even need to tie into the somewhat realistic nature of the base game either, like the original Red Dead Redemption had a standalone expansion pack titled Undead Nightmare. This non-canon side story pitted John Marston against hordes of zombies in an alternate timeline to the main adventure.

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Reddit user Proposterum recently shared an idea for a similar Red Dead Redemption 2 standalone DLC story with r/reddeadredemption, only Arthur would fight aliens instead of zombies. This RDR2 The DLC would have as its theme the founding novel of 1898 War of the Worlds, which saw Earth invaded by giant squid-like beings from another planet. Proposterum points out that War of the Worlds was published around the same time as Red Dead Redemption 2 begins, and others have noted that the base RDR2The open-world version of the Wild West already features plenty of UFO sightings.

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Of course, many Red Dead Redemption fans would be happy any new content, as Rockstar appears to have put its epic western franchise on the back burner in favor of development Grand Automatic Flight 6 and support grand theft auto online. Earlier this year, Rockstar announced it was ending support for the oft-ignored Red Dead Redemption Online, a development that even caught the attention of voice actors John Marston and Arthur Morgan. With development time between Red Dead Redemption and RDR2 being eight years old, fans may have to wait for a scary moment to Red Dead Redemption 3the exit.

Waiting, Red Dead Redemption 2The rich open-world setting is ripe for additional stories, even ones that wouldn’t fit into the base game’s canonical timeline. Red Dead Redemptionit is Undead Nightmare the expansion demonstrated that Rockstar’s take on the Wild West could work with a more fantastical setting, and the idea of ​​Arthur Morgan taking on giant aliens pulled out of it. War of the Worlds could create exciting gameplay. However, with Rockstar focusing its efforts on the future of Grand Theft Autoit seems unlikely that fans will see any new Red Dead Redemption 2 content – extraterrestrial or not.

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Source: Proposterum/Reddit