New content expands multiplayer experience with highly requested features and brand-new multiplayer mode
NEW YORK, Sep 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rockstar Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), today announced Red Dead Redemption's Liars and Cheats Pack is now available for digital download from the Xbox LIVE(R) online entertainment network* and PlayStation(R)Network.
"The Liars and Cheats Pack gives players a lot more of what they love about Red Dead Redemption," said Sam Houser, Founder of Rockstar Games. "By building out Free Roam even further and continuing to offer new competitive multiplayer modes, we're ensuring our community always experiences an open world that's vibrant and alive with fresh content."
The Liars and Cheats Pack now includes the previously announced Free Roam Pack. With content for both competitive multiplayer and Free Roam, the add-on pack features a wide array of new gameplay mechanics, weapons and locations, including:
- Stronghold Competitive Multiplayer Mode - team-based mode where each team takes turns attacking and defending a landmark before the clock runs out;
- The Explosive Rifle - brand-new destructive weapon with its own single-player and multiplayer challenges;
- Multiplayer Poker and Liars' Dice Games - one of the most requested multiplayer features;
- Multiplayer Horse Races - compete against both friend and foe, complete with mounted combat;
- Four New Hunting Grounds - now visible on the map for all to hunt the dangerous, errant wildlife;
- Seven New Gang Hideouts - brand new opportunities to level up;
- 15 New Multiplayer characters - personalities from the world of Red Dead Redemption return;
- New Achievements and Trophies.
The Explosive Rifle also brings its deadly devastation to the single-player campaign of the hotly anticipated Undead Nightmare Pack. Also coming to the Undead NightmarePack arsenal, is the Legends and Killers Pack's lethal projectile Tomahawk. Both weapons will be available in the Undead Nightmare Pack exclusively to those who have downloaded the Legends and Killers Pack and the Liars and Cheats Pack.
The Liars and Cheats Pack is available now in North America and Europe for download on both PlayStation Network ($9.99) and Xbox LIVE (800 Microsoft Points).
The Liars and Cheats Pack requires a copy of Red Dead Redemption to play. Red Dead Redemption for the Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation(R)3 computer entertainment system is rated M for Mature by the ESRB.
Red Dead Redemption takes a journey through the vanishing 20th century American frontier through the eyes of former outlaw John Marston. Alongside the rich, immersive single-player experience, Red Dead Redemption's multiplayer offers a world of dynamic challenges, and competitive games suited for a player of any skill level.
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*Requires Xbox LIVE Gold Membership for online play.
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