Red Dead Online's Latest Weekly Update Expands Bounty Hunter Role

The professional criminal wrangler role gets a lot of new discounts and features.

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This week's Red Dead Online update, the now standalone online component of Red Dead Redemption 2, includes a new Legendary Bounty, a new Outlaw Pass, and a rank expansion for the Bounty Hunter role. Newly available, the Prestigious Bounty Hunter license adds 10 new ranks to the original 20 Bounty Hunter ranks. Players must already own a Bounty Hunter license to obtain the Prestigious license, which can be purchased at any Bounty Board.

Prestigious Bounty Hunters can also track down this week's Legendary Bounty, Gene "Beau" Finley. Dressed in dapper suits, the villain stages robberies in the south and causes general criminal havoc. Finley and his gang are based in a dilapidated colonial property in Bayou Nwa. To apprehend him, you'll need to fight your way into the base.

This week's update also includes the fourth Outlaw Pass, a 40 Gold Bar purchase that gives players winter clothing, new gear and skill pamphlets, advanced photography enhancements, bonus cash, 30 Gold Bars, special gifts, and more. Players who buy the new Outlaw Pass will also get an extra RDO$400 and a 10 Gold Bar rebate.

Players new to the Bounty Hunter role can get an additional 5 gold bars off a Bounty Hunter license. In even more incentives, all Bounty Hunter missions will give double XP. In Free Roam and Free Roam Events, players will also receive increased XP and RDO$ rewards. "A Land of Opportunities" mission will give a bonus RDO$100, in addition to double XP. And once you make it through all 10 new Bounty Hunter ranks, you will continue to receive Bounty Hunter XP and can trade it for RDO$ and Gold rewards.

Other than new updates for the Bounty Hunter Role, new cosmetic improvements and other discounts are also available. Now you can use the Advanced Camera while on horseback and combine stubble with other beard styles, if you so choose. All Red Dead Online players who login this week will get the following rewards: 2,000 Club XP and 2,000 Bounty Hunter XP. If you're Rank 5 or above, you'll also receive a Treasure Map. Players Rank 10 or above get an Ability Card Upgrade of their choice.

Here's all the discounts this week:

  • 30% off Mustangs and Missouri Fox Trotters
  • 30% off all Pamphlets
  • 30% off all Melee and Thrown Weapons
  • 40% off all Tents, Camp Themes, Camp Dogs, and the Fast Travel Post
  • 30% off all Stable Slots
  • 30% off all Repeaters
  • 30% off all Pistols
  • 30% off the Schofield Revolver
  • 30% off all Horses
  • 30% off all Saddles and Improved Saddles
  • 30% off all Coats (doesn't include Legendary Animal clothing)
  • 30% off all Vests
  • 40% off all Outfits including Role Outfits

As always, Red Dead Online is giving rewards to players with Prime Gaming accounts, including a free Bounty Hunter license and an award for the Trimmed Amethyst Bounty Wagon Livery. If you link your Prime Gaming account before December 21, you'll get an additional reward for a free Breton Horse and RDO$100.

Red Dead Online recently decoupled from Red Dead Redemption 2. You can purchase Red Dead Online at a discounted price of $5 until February 15, 2021, when it will revert to its standard price of $20.

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