So, this one time, there will be an explanation as to why you can’t connect to Red Dead Online.
Rockstar Support announced a planned maintenance slot for all games supported by Rockstar services, across all platforms, on 12 February between 08:00 and 10:00 AM SAST. This will affect Story and Online modes for Red Dead Redemption 2 and GTA V, as well as Social Club Account access. They don’t expect the maintenance to take up the full time slot.
Don’t get your hopes up too high, Red Dead Online players, this could just be normal maintenance and may have nothing to do with fixing the animal spawns, disconnects, camp placement, etc. issues that have become the norm for a lot of you. However, we can still dream.
Rockstar is also aware of the delay in players receiving the free Bounty Hunter License, in RDO, for logging on between the 4th and 10th of February. The free license should be activated, for eligible accounts, 72 hours after your last play session. I didn’t have to go to a Bounty Board to get mine, I was just suddenly able to access all that sweet Level 1 Bounty Hunter merch.
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