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RDR Getting Zombies, Multiplayer Poker, New Weapons, and More In Upcoming DLC

Can you imagine a Wild West game with Zombies? Red Dead Redemption will make this fantasy reality in one of its upcoming paid DLC. Four new expansions will bring new weapons, challenges, trophies & achievements, and both single and multiplayer expansion of gameplay. The first of the paid DLC will be available sometime next month for the PS3 and Xbox 360.

According to a press release from Rockstar games, the DLC promise:

1) Legends and Killers Pack (Early August 2010, $10)

-New active map locations, characters and more
– 9 new multiplayer map locations — more than doubling the amount of territories in the multiplayer competitive modes
– 8 new multiplayer characters — play as characters from Red Dead Revolver
– Introducing a new projectile weapon: the Tomahawk, with corresponding challenges for single-player and multiplayer gameplay
– New achievements and trophies

2) Liars and Cheats Pack (TBD release date; $10)

– New competitive modes, multiplayer mini-games in Free Roam, and more
– Attack and Defend multiplayer competitive mode and challenges
– New multiplayer horse races, complete with mounted combat
– Play as the heroes and villains of Red Dead Redemption, as well as 8 additional multiplayer characters
– Multiplayer versions of Liars Dice and Poker from the single-player game
– Introducing a new weapon: the Explosive Rifle, with associated challenges available in single-player and multiplayer gameplay
– New achievements and trophies

3) Free Roam Pack (TBD release date; TBD price)

-Delve deeper into the world of Red Dead Redemption with
new modes, challenges and gang hideouts to discover
-New action areas and defensive placements
-Posse scoring and leaderboards
-New anti-griefing measures in Free Roam

4) Undead Nightmare Pack (“Fall” 2010; $10)

– Ghost towns and cemeteries come alive in a West gone horribly wrong
– Brand new single-player adventure, challenges and quests
– 8 new multiplayer zombie characters
– Additional animals unleashed in the world
– New dynamic events and more

 

I’ll be putting money down that the Undead Nightmare Pack will be ready Halloween time.

 

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