Red Dead Online Fear of the Dark

Red Dead Online celebrates Halloween with a new Showdown Mode that isn’t Undead Nightmare 2

If you were still holding out for Undead Nightmare 2, you should probably just stop.

The latest update for Red Dead Online brings a limited-time Showdown Mode called Fear of the Dark, just in time for Halloween. In Fear of the Dark, the supernatural Night Stalkers gain power from skull masks located at various points on the event map and the Hunters must find these masks; in order to reduce that power and boost their own. The Hunters can only win if they find all the masks and kill the Night Stalkers. The Night Stalkers win if they take out all the Hunters or survive until the timer runs out.

Fear the Dark looks like some spooky fun, but some players are reporting long wait times in the lobby as they struggle to find other players to take part in the mode that requires a minimum of six participants. That’s probably why Rockstar added the incentive of earning 3x gold and 2x RDO$, just for playing Fear of the Dark, before 3 November. Do it for the gold!

Also, there are free masks for you to vaguely spook other players with while wandering around in Free Roam, a new Legendary Bounty, additional clothing options, and a new Collectible List for Madam Nazar.

Fear of the Dark will be available to play until 12 November 2019.


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