Red Dead Redemption for PC was never on the cards, developer says

Ben Parfitt
Red Dead Redemption for PC was never on the cards, developer says

Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption is perhaps the most longed for PC port of them all, but it seems very unlikely it will ever happen.

GameSpot reports that the game's lead multiplayer designer Kris Roberts, who left Rockstar in 2010 and now works on Daybreak's H1Z1, dashed any lingering hopes on a recent Forza 6 livestream.

"I don't think there was ever an intention to have a PC version of Red Dead Redemption," he stated. "I was actually super shocked that they did a PC version of Grand Theft Auto V.

Obviously in development, we were all PC-based and had [RDR] running for win32 clients for the entire development. But as far as the licensing for the consoles and stuff, it was pretty much always going to be an Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 title.

To the best of my recollection, we never even seriously talked about optimizing it for PC."

Red Dead Redemption has a stomping 95 per cent rating on Metacritic.

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