Rockstar continues to patch its problematic launcher for Red Dead Redemption 2



While some folks are able to get into the newly minted Red Dead Redemption 2 PC port without issue, a lot of folks can't.

Issues are piling up that include Anti-Virus incompatibility, Vulkan setting problems (swap to DirectX12), and as I mentioned in my impressions piece, optimization troubles. But it seems like the main culprit isn't necessarily the game itself, but the new proprietary Rockstar launcher that popped into existence a few months back.

Who would have thought that a mandatory brand new launcher for what is ostensibly a very huge and potentially bug-prone game could have done this? Either way, expect at least a week of rockiness for Red Dead Redemption 2 PC if you don't have a top-end machine.

You can find the full patch notes below for 1.14, as well as additional updates beyond the scope of the launcher.

RDR2 Title Update 1.14 Notes [Rockstar]

[November 6, 2019] General / Miscellaneous – PC

  • Improvements to address issues that resulted in Red Dead Redemption 2 crashing due to Anti-Virus software.

[November 4, 2019] General / Miscellaneous

  • Various stability fixes

[November 4, 2019] New Content

  • A new Legendary Bounty has been added to Red Dead Online:
    • Etta Doyle
  • Weekly Collectible List – Fortune Teller’s Collection:
    • Ace of Cups
    • Ace of Wands
    • Absinthe
  • Four new emotes have been added to the Wheeler, Rawson & Co. Catalogue:
    • Gentle Wave
    • Applause
    • Thumbs Down
    • Hush Your Mouth

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