Red Dead Redemption 2 was actually the commercial juggernaut it was expected to be. Parent publisher Take-Two announced that the game has passed 17 million copies broadcast worldwide after the 26th of October release for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It took just over a week to pass the lifetime shipment figure of the 2010 game Red Dead Redemption. According to Take-Two, Red Dead Redemption 2 sent more devices during its first eight days than the 2010 title delivered in its first years .
Red Dead Redemption 2 earned more than $ 725 million in revenues from the opening ceremony, which represented the best opening ceremony for some entertainment in history, according to Take-Two. Rockstar's previous game, Grand Theft Auto V, gave $ 1
Red Dead Redemption 2 was also the most pre-ordered game ever on PlayStation Network, while it also ran the most daily sales on PSN and the biggest PSN sales for three days .
While Red Dead Redemption 2 is finally here, the game's online mode, Red Dead Online, is not slated to launch later this month. It is expected to be a huge amount of time, followed by the great success of GTA Online. As GTA Online, Red Dead Online is expected to contain microtransactions, which may prove to be lucrative if GTA Online is something to go on.
Another way Red Dead Redemption 2 can make even more money is starting at the PC, as it is rumored. In the latest episode of GameSpot's original show, Steam Punks, Jess McDonell and Edmond Tran talk about the reasons why Red Dead Redemption 2 is not yet on PC and why it eventually comes to the platform. You can see the new show in the office.