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Red Dead Redemption 2 Online: Open Race guide

Everything we know so far about Open Races.

One mode in Red Dead Redemption 2’s Online component sees players racing around major locations on the map - outlaw style. You’ll be facing off against other cowboys and cowgirls to see who can handle their horse the finest, and who’s got the best trigger finger. That’s right, weapons are enabled in this mode, which means you can overtake your enemies with a quick bullet to the skull if need be.

Red Dead Redemption 2’s Online mode has only just gone live (for those with the Ultimate Edition that is), so information is a little thin on the ground. With this in mind we’ve outlined everything we currently know about the game mode.

Once we’ve been able to get stuck into the beta ourselves, we’ll be updating this page with a number of tips, tricks and strategy advice for emerging number one.

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Open Race Overview

Here’s what we know so far about Open Race:

  • Players will race to be first to ride through a number of signal fires across the map’s main towns and cities.
  • The signal fires can be crossed in any order, so you’re free to tackle proceedings in any way you see fit.
  • Weapons are allowed and players will have unlimited lives.

Open Race Locations and Formats

Below you’ll find all the Open Races we’re currently aware of:

  • Open Race - Blackwater - Race to be the first to ride through all the signal fires around Blackwater. The fires can be crossed in any order. Forced Weapons, Unlimited Lives.
  • Open Race - Rhodes - Race to be the first to ride through all the signal fires around Rhodes. The fires can be crossed in any order. Forced Weapons, Unlimited Lives.
  • Open Race - Saint Denis - Race to be the first to ride through all the signal fires around Saint Denis. The fires can be crossed in any order. Forced Weapons, Unlimited Lives.
  • Open Race - Tumbleweed - Race to be the first to ride through all the signal fires around Tumbleweed. The fires can be crossed in any order. Forced Weapons, Unlimited Lives.
  • Open Race - Valentine - Race to be the first to ride through all the signal fires around Valentine. The fires can be crossed in any order. Forced Weapons, Unlimited Lives.

SOURCE - illogicalMods

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