Rockstar Event Details: RDR On PS3 January 13th

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It's that time again and on a special day! Join Rockstar Games developers as they play Undead Nightmare and other online modes from the Game of the Year Edition of RDR this Friday, January 13th from 4 to 7 PM Eastern Time US! Triple XP will also be active all weekend and you can enter to win custom Red Dead Redemption PS3 controllers! More details below...

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Any version of Red Dead or Undead Nightmare is compatible with Game of the Year Edition multiplayer - so even if you don't have the Game of the Year Edition release, you can join the fun in any of the applicable modes on PSN. Get Triple XP all weekend and enter for your chance to win two custom PlayStation 3 controllers:

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If you want to know where, how and when to enter the sweepstakes, it's simple. During the event on January 13th, head to the multiplayer events page between 3:00 and 8:00 Eastern US time. Under 'Sweepstakes Entry' at the bottom of that page, you can enter your details for a chance to win the two specially customized Red Dead Redemption PlayStation 3 controllers you see above. Once you enter, you'll also have the chance to win one of 20 runner-up Rockstar prize packs that includes an official t-shirt, deck of Red Dead playing cards and assorted stickers!

OFFICIAL ROCKSTAR PSN IDs
  • RedDeadDev3
  • RedDeadDev4
  • RedDeadDev5
  • RedDeadDev6

HOW TO FIND ROCKSTAR
Start multiplayer from the main menu, choosing 'Normal' from the list of difficulties. This will place you into a Free Roam lobby. It's best to invite at least one friend and form a posse, but this is not required. Then enter the game mode being discussed by "SocialClub" in the chat.

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 or launch into more structured gameplay using the markers placed around the world. Rockstar will be forming posses and then heading into several game modes during the event.

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 'Online Multiplayer' by pressing the 'Square' button, and choose 'Normal'.
  2. Once in a Free Roam lobby, press the 'Select' button to open the in-game multiplayer menu.
  3. Press the 'R1' button and then the 'Triangle' button to 'Show Friends'. Invite at least one friend into your posse using the 'X' button.
  4. Once your friends are in the game, press the 'Triangle' button again to return to the 'Players' menu and select them with the 'X' 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. They'll announce modes in the chat.

Future events include some Grand Theft Auto IV & Episodes from Liberty City for PC and Xbox LIVE, and a Red Dead event for Xbox LIVE.

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