Rockstar Games have started a new series of tips and strategies for Red Dead Redemption - this time, the basis is the free and first downloadable content for Red Dead Redemption. Here are some tips that will get you get through the missions and help to keep you alive
so that you're able to finish each one as masterfully and dominantly as
- Keep everyone together and appoint a leader. If you want
to stay alive and complete the missions with a Gold goal in mind, it
can't be every man for himself. Always keep in mind the key word,
- Watch for fallen posse
members and revive them if needed. The game will let you know in large
letters in the center of the screen when a member of your posse has
fallen. Run over to the person and revive them by pressing Triangle on
PlayStation 3 or Y on Xbox 360.
- Use cover to
regenerate health if your screen turns red. Look for rocks, hills,
stagecoaches... whatever you can find to hide behind.
careful when approaching a fallen friend as you may need to take out
nearby enemies to avoid the same fate. Your teammate died for a
reason, and it might just be at the hands of that enemy that's manning
the Gatling gun around the corner.
- If you
take the reins of a stagecoach, hold 'A' on the Xbox 360 or 'X' on the
PlayStation 3 while aiming. This will keep the stagecoach
automatically steering and moving down the correct path, allowing you
to concentrate on shooting. This works in both single player and
- Choose the right class for the particular mission you're
about to enter. For example, while Miner is great for Walton's Gold,
it's likely not the best class for The River or The Herd.
class 'No Holds Barred' is only available in Advanced Cooperative
Missions. In order to unlock Advanced Cooperative Missions, you must
first play through and beat each of the six normal Cooperative Missions.
More on specific missions will be made available very soon!