Red Dead Online Weekly Update COUNTDOWN: 28 April – Release date, time, Showdown Series, Clothing, Discounts & more

Rockstar’s final patch of the month is on its way soon, but what can we expect this time around?

Phil Pangalos by Phil Pangalos
red dead online weekly update 28 april countdown

Red Dead Online has been a great distraction during lockdown, with its weekly updates keeping the game fresh.

We take a look at everything you need to know about this week’s update.

Release date

The final weekly update of the month arrived on Tuesday, 28 April 2020.

As for the time, the weekly reset comes at 1am ET / 6am BST, with the updating arriving this week at 10am ET / 3pm BST.

Limited-Time Clothing


Any self-respecting outlaw knows that without the appropriate attire, then why are you even playing Red Dead?

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LOOKING SHARP – Not bad a look is on offer this week

Whatever your aesthetic, the Wheeler, Rawson & Co. Catalogue has you covered with a selection of clothing items returning for a limited time only.

These items are all available until Monday, 11 May, so get them while you can:

  • Fanned Stovepipe Hat
  • Owanjila Hat
  • Benbow Jacket
  • Eberhart Coat

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  • Concho Pants
  • Darned Stockings
  • Bowyer Boots
  • Salter Shoes

Bounty Hunting Bonuses

Collectors keeping an eye (or a metal detector) out for buried treasure will receive a Double Role XP boost for finding Collectibles.

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BANG FOR YOUR BUCK – XP is on offer for you bounty hunters

Sell-swords and hired guns will receive a 50% Role XP Boost on all Bounty Missions and Legendary Bounty Missions, including Bounty Hunter Free Roam Events.

Last week’s Content Update

The following update arrived on 21 April and remains active until Monday, 27 April.

Bonuses

Traders can earn a 50% Role XP boost on all Trader Sell Missions, Resupply Missions and Trader Free Roam Events.

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Those running ‘shine will also net an extra 50% Role XP on all Moonshiner Sell, Bootlegger and Story Missions.

Showdown Series

The featured Showdown Series is the explosive variation of Name Your Weapon.

Earn extra points for eliminating your adversaries by employing the more combustible weapons in your loadout.

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LOCATION, LOCATION – You can head to the Wapiti Reservation and participate in Name Your Weapon

This week’s new location is the Wapiti Reservation in Ambarino.

Discounts

Bootleggers looking to broaden their customer base can take advantage of deals on an assortment of additions including the Bar and Band Expansions.

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ON THE CHEAP – You bootleggers can get well kitted out this week

Meanwhile, outlaws and vigilantes alike would be wise to cash in on the numerous discounts and sales on Saddles, Stable Slots, Role items and more:

  • 60% off all Saddles
  • 30% off all Stable Slots
  • 40% off all Role Belt Buckles, Glasses, Eyepatches, Rings, and Gloves

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  • 30% off all Coats
  • 30% off the Moonshine Bar, Band Expansion and all Cosmetic Upgrades for Moonshine Property (e.g. Bar Themes, Fittings & Fixtures Upgrades, and Bar Photos)

Limited-time Clothing Items

The Wheeler, Rawson & Co. Catalogue’s latest selection of limited clothing items are still available to add to your wardrobe, but only until Monday, 27 April:

  • Plaid Cap
  • Folwell Hat
  • Gardenia Hat
red dead online clothing
LOOKING SHARP – We like this look Rockstar has drafted up
  • Macbay Jacket
  • Clymene Coat
  • Cardozo Vest
  • Carver Pants
  • Griffith Chaps
  • Pelt Half Chaps

PS Plus & Twitch Prime

There were no exclusive discounts for PS Plus and Twitch Prime subscribers last week.

GTA Online Update

Rockstar also delivers weekly updates in GTA Online, in Grand Theft Auto 5.

Check out the latest release here.

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Phil Pangalos

First Console: GameBoy Color / Favourite Game: Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood / Currently playing: UFC 3

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