Rockstar Event Details: RDR On Xbox December 15th

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Time once again to saddle up and show Rockstar plus the rest of the fan community who owns the West! Join everyone tomorrow, Thursday, December 15th from 5 to 8 PM Eastern Time US for the Red Dead Redemption: Game of the Year Edition multiplayer event on Xbox LIVE. Triple XP will be on all night long worldwide in every Red Dead multiplayer mode for Xbox LIVE as well as the PlayStation Network too! Also be sure to enter to win some cool prizes! More details below...

UPDATE: Rockstar has stated Triple XP will be live ALL WEEKEND! Enjoy!

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Once again a pair of limited edition Xbox 360 controllers will be up for grabs in the sweepstakes, enterable on the official multiplayer events page. The controllers are styled with premium automotive grade paint and several applications of clear coat, polished and sanded with care by hand. 20 runner-up winners will receive a Rockstar prize pack with an official t-shirt and stickers.

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Additionally, and as a show of gratitude for another awesome year of Red Dead Redemption fan support, Rockstar has invited some folks from a few of the longstanding Red Dead fansites to join as special guest players: Our very own webmaster Psy, al[e]ssio and Daniel from RedDead-Series.com and Rafioso from @RDRvision. You can add Gamertags from Rockstar and the special guest players as seen below and read on for further details

OFFICIAL ROCKSTAR GAMERTAGS
  • RedDeadDev3 (Live video streaming)
  • RedDeadDev4
  • RedDeadDev5
  • RedDeadDev6

FANSITE SPECIAL GUEST GAMERTAGS
  • Psyware (@iRedDead)
  • THE M4D J0K3R (Daniel, RedDead-Series.com)
  • alessioseries (Nicholas, RedDead-Series.com)
  • Rafioso (@RDRvision)

HOW TO FIND ROCKSTAR
Start up multiplayer from the main menu. This will place you into a Free Roam lobby. Add one of the Gamertags above as a friend, and while you're waiting to receive an invite check out the chat and live stream on the multiplayer events page. Also feel free to play through a few rounds with other players.

HOW DOES FREE ROAM WORK?
Free Roam is the hub of your online experience. Supporting up to 16 players, Free Roam allows you to explore with your friends and enemies, take out the gangs of outlaws launch into more structured gameplay using the markers placed around the world. Rockstar will be forming posses and then heading into several game modes across all of the original multiplayer and the downloadable content during the evening.

To form a posse, press the 'Back' button and use the menu. This menu gives you several gameplay options and access to the list of players in your session.

FORMING A POSSE
To start the game, invite your friends, form a posse and find Rockstar, follow these steps:
  1. From the main menu, press 'Start' and then enter 'Xbox LIVE Multiplayer' by pressing the 'X' (blue) button.
  2. Once in a Free Roam lobby, press the 'Back' button to open the in-game multiplayer menu.
  3. Press the 'RB' button and then the 'Y' (yellow) button to 'Invite Friends'. Invite at least one friend into your posse using the 'A' (green) button.
  4. Once your friends are in the game, press the 'Y' (yellow) button again to return to the 'Players' menu and select them with the 'A' (green) button to 'Propose New Posse' or 'Send Posse Invite'.
  5. Once you and your friends are ready to go, start up the game mode Rockstar is currently playing. This can be found in the chat as the event rolls along.

Good luck and see you all there! Also be sure to check out iGTA5.com for the latest and greatest of Rockstar's next epic GTA: Grand Theft Auto V!