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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility For Red Dead Redemption Officially Announced By Microsoft

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Xbox One owners have a lot to be happy about this month as their libraries will soon be home to one of Rockstar?s finest creations yet. The news of Red Dead Redemption?s inclusion in the Xbox One backwards compatibility program has finally come true, and fans only have to wait a few more days before they can play as John Marston again.

According to a tweet posted by the official Twitter account of Rockstar, Red Dead Redemption will finally join Microsoft?s long list of Xbox One backwards-compatible titles starting July 8. Fans have long been waiting for this moment, and it?s about time Rockstar and Microsoft gave way for the game. Even Larry Hryb aka Major Nelson himself confirmed that the game will soon have backwards compatibility.

Contrary to what some may have speculated, Rockstar didn?t wait for the release of Red Dead Redemption 2 before giving the prequel the Xbox One backwards compatibility treatment. However, seeing that the game has been persistently requested by fans, we aren?t too surprised anymore.

With the game finally being included in the Xbox One backwards compatibility program, newcomers can finally experience the classic open-world Western shooter by Rockstar and see why fans have been clamoring for a sequel. Long-time fans, on the other hand, can relive John Marston?s adventure on the Xbox One.

What?s even better is the classic is included in Microsoft?s Xbox Ultimate Game Sale as part of the Games on Demand offerings. Thanks to the generous sale, players can get Red Dead Redemption with up to a whopping 75 percent discount, so now is the perfect time to purchase it in case you don?t have a copy of it yet. The sale that will last till July 11 is stacked to the brim with discounts. It is the perfect opportunity to get a hold on great deals, and we have the guide for you.

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