Game Economy Requires "Additional Balancing"

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Red Dead Online Updates Coming as Early as This Week, Rockstar Wants to Make it 'Appropriately Rewarding'

Since its beta launch, one thing has been abundantly clear about Red Dead Online: its in-game economy needs work. Aside from the world feeling somewhat barren, the multiplayer mode suffers from a freakish in-game economy where gold watches are worth less than a can of baked beans. Hopefully the economy fix will increase selling prices because they appear to be the biggest problems at the moment. Arthur Morgan and the Van der Linde gang are forced to flee. "Please stay tuned for more news to come".

For players wishing to share additional thoughts to help shape the future of the online portion of "Red Dead Redemption 2", Rockstar is soliciting additional player feedback, which can be shared via the official "Red Dead Online" website.

"The game has been developed so that we will be able to quickly make any adjustments like these", Rockstar said.

While there are likely many updates in the pipeline, Rockstar is honing in on the economy for this first major update.

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					Red Dead Online became available to all Red Dead Redemption 2 players on November 30
Rockstar Games Red Dead Online became available to all Red Dead Redemption 2 players on November 30

Red Dead Online became available to all Red Dead Redemption 2 players on November 30.

Etorna highlighted the issue, pointing out that the "best purchasable horse with cash (White Arabian) is ever so slightly worse than the horse locked behind gold bars (Black Arabian)". Instead, you earn them over time or buy them.

Ford117 notes (via Eurogamer) that this isn't quite accurate; the Mauser costs $1000 in Red Dead Online - around $750 more than the price of the gun in the campaign - when it would have actually set you back $35 in 1899.

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