Rockstar's revealed the co-op mode for Red Dead Redemption, with a free mission pack to release in June for Xbox Live and PlayStation Network.
Up to four players can play some of the missions in the pack, known as "Outlaws to the End", with six of them in total in the DLC. Rockstar's detail three of them in the press release.
"Multiplayer in Red Dead Redemption offers players a whole new way to encounter the massive open world we've created," said Rockstar co-president Sam Houser, "but we felt the experience would not be complete without co-op game play.
"With these missions, we wanted to create new ways for players to share in the experience of engaging with this amazing landscape."
No exact date was given for the DLC other than "June".
Presser is below.
Red Dead Redemption releases on May 18 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in the US, with a European release on May 21.
Rockstar Games Announces 'Outlaws To The End' Co-Op Mission Pack for Red Dead Redemption
Free-to-download co-op game play coming to Red Dead Redemption
New York, NY - May 5, 2010 - Rockstar Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), is proud to announce the 'Outlaws To The End' Co-Op multiplayer Mission Pack for Red Dead Redemption. Available FREE this June simultaneously for Xbox LIVE® and PlayStation® Network, this brand new co-op mode adds an entirely new dimension to Red Dead Redemption's game play.
"Multiplayer in Red Dead Redemption offers players a whole new way to encounter the massive open world we've created, but we felt the experience would not be complete without co-op game play," said Sam Houser, Founder of Rockstar Games. "With these missions, we wanted to create new ways for players to share in the experience of engaging with this amazing landscape."
One of three downloadable content packs, the 'Outlaws To The End' Co-Op Mission Pack features six all-new multiplayer missions full of outlaws, epic gunfights, and revolution for 2-4 players. The 'Outlaws to the End' Co-Op Mission Pack offers additional multiplayer XP rewards and brand new Achievements and Trophies to unlock. These six explosive and epic missions will play out across the game world, including:
Walton's Gang have taken control of a mining camp rich with gold. Fight through the camp and load your mine cart with as much gold as you can carry and get out as fast as you can - Walton's boys have rigged the place to blow.
Ride a raft down river, taking out rebel encampments along the way until you reach the rebel stronghold of Nosalida and a final epic battle for the town's massive weapons caches. Watch out for Gatling gun-equipped enemy rafts.
The Mexican Army has the town of Tesoro Azul under siege. Storm the gates under heavy cannon, Gatling gun and sniper fire to destroy the Mexican artillery placements.
Go to www.rockstargames.com/reddeadredemption for more information. Stay tuned for news about two additional downloadable content updates for release later this summer.