Hundreds of Red Dead Online players have expressed frustration at Rockstar’s lack of attention to the game when compared to GTA Online.
Since Red Dead Online launched in May 2019, many gamers have been unhappy about the game’s lack of major content updates and too little activity to do. While there have also been some major DLC pieces that have been developed over the years such as the Red Dead Online Frontier Pursuits expansion, the community believes that the game has not reached its true potential. Now the latest announcements of Rockstar Games only make Red Dead Online fans feel more sad.
For gamers who don’t know, Red Dead Online was Red Dead Redemption 2’s multiplayer mode before it was released as a standalone game. Developed by Rockstar San Diego, it has been billed as Grand Theft Auto Online of the West and is still enjoying great success despite its release as far back as 2013. Though the game has thrived with countless expansions. and overhauled like other popular Rockstar games, most gamers today feel that Rockstar has abandoned Red Dead Online to ‘milk’ the GTA Online game.
Just recently, the latest update of Red Dead Online has led to even more unfavorable public opinion and anger from game fans. Instead of any event, Rockstar Games just kicked off the new year with an in-game login bonus with nothing extra, prompting many players to immediately criticize the shallowness and lack of depth in the update. Japan. Things escalated further when an article created on Red Dead Online’s most popular subreddit criticized the update even more strongly.
The article currently has more than 400 upvotes, with quite a few people expressing their disappointment with Red Dead Online in the comments section of the post. Almost every gamer unanimously criticized the latest update as having “little effort in content creation” and that Rockstar did nothing to help lure players back to the game’s “dead” servers. play. On top of that, many are quick to point out that Red Dead Online is currently “updating monthly instead of weekly”, reinforcing the view that Rockstar has abandoned the game.
It’s no surprise that expansion updates have slowed, with Blood Money being the latest major update to hit gamers only after a long absence of content. According to a revealing report, this is because Rockstar has shifted development resources from Red Dead Online to support other projects. So in a way, it can be said that Red Dead Online gamers and the game itself have really been abandoned by Rockstar.
Rockstar Games’ recent disappointing moves in ensuring the quality of its titles have taken a toll on the company’s overall reputation. Rockstar has also been criticized by the gaming community for its superficiality in remaking three controversial Grand Theft Auto games. All in all, the company will have to spend a lot of time and effort to win back the trust of millions of gamers.
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