Red Dead Redemption free DLC hits Sept. 13

Rockstar confirms Myths & Mavericks Bonus Pack with new multiplayer characters and locations confirmed for release on PlayStation Network, Xbox Live.

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It's been over a year since Red Dead Redemption first hit stores, but the Rockstar San Diego blockbuster and GameSpot's 2010 Game of the Year isn't riding off into the sunset just yet. Rockstar today announced that it would launch the free Myths & Mavericks Bonus Pack for the open-world Western on September 13.

Red Dead takes aim at one more round of DLC.
Red Dead takes aim at one more round of DLC.

Set for release on both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, the Myths and Mavericks Bonus Pack brings new characters and environments to the game's multiplayer component. The eight new characters are pulled from the original game's single-player mode and highlighted by aging gunslinger Landon Ricketts. The rest of the new additions include Vicente DeSanta, Drew MacFarlane, Deputy Eli, Deputy Jonah, Javier Esquella, Nastas, and Uncle.

As for the environments, there are 11 new locations supporting between one and four game modes each. Additionally, the Armadillo, Chuparosa, and Tumbleweed maps now support the Stronghold game type.

For more on Red Dead Redemption, check out GameSpot's review.

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