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How many chapters are in Red Dead Redemption 2?

We all know Rockstar's latest Western adventure is a huge game, but just how big is it? If you’re looking for how many chapters are in Red Dead Redemption 2, you’ve come to the right place.

Obviously, the following is something you don’t want to read if you’d like to go in completely blind, but we’ll do our best to avoid spoiling specifics.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 has six full-blown chapters, but there are also two lengthy epilogue chapters, bringing the total to eight.

Some of the chapters are shorter than others, but some can take a full day of play, at the very least. One of the later chapters, Chapter 6, is by far the longest of them.

You have access to the open world from Chapter 2, so you can go hunting, craft gear with perfect pelts, and search out the best unique weapons from then.

Generally, your camp moves spot at the end of a chapter, and you and the gang head to a new location. Red Dead Redemption 2 makes incredible use of its space, taking you to new corners of the map with each mission.

In saying that, even by the end of the game you will not have seen it all. If you want to take it all in, make sure you explore properly, to see how the world changes around you. It’s also worth spending some time with your gang members.

If you’re looking to hunt every animal species, it’s also worth noting that a large portion of the map is locked off until the epilogue, and this portion contains some different species. Still, take your time - this is one of the most generous games ever released and it would be a shame to rush through it.

Once you’re near the end of Chapter 6, you might want to check out our guide on how to get the best ending in Red Dead Redemption 2.

Red Dead Online will be available to all players soon, so here's Red Dead Online beta guide, with tips and tricks to get you started in the single-player story missions and multiplayer modes, how to unlock all the weapons, Ability cards and more.

Want to find the best weapons, a better horse or some more gold bars to upgrade your camp with? Then check out our Red Dead Redemption 2 guide for more tips, tricks and walkthroughs.

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