Rockstar Games is known for not just storytelling but world-building. Red Dead Redemption 2 is among the best games with excellent replay value. Here are five things to do after completing RDR2’s story.
1. Expand your Compendium!
There’s a big compendium in Red Dead Redemption 2, which updates and adds new entries the more you explore and discover new things in the world. Try taking part in the following activities to expand your compendium, and become the most experienced gunslinger in 1907, America.
1.1. Collecting all the weapons
In Red Dead Redemption 2, the player can access a wide range of powerful firearms and other 20th-century weaponry. There are unique variants of most firearms and they can be found by thoroughly exploring the beautiful world of 1907, America. Aim to collect all the weapons for yourself and be the most feared gunslinger in the 20th century!
Hunting is one of the best side activities in Red Dead Redemption 2. It’s very immersive and even calming at times. The huge map of New Austin is ripe with unique and Legendary animals to hunt. Arm yourself with a good rifle and a Bow, and go out hunting. Be the best hunter in the West!
There are rivers, waterfalls, ponds, and other sources where you can fish for unique and legendary species of fish. Explore the whole map and try catching every species of fish.
1.4. Collecting Cigarette Cards
Cigarette Cards are collectibles that are hidden all around the world of RDR2. There are multiple sets of cards, and they also include information and history about the Red Dead Universe, so they are worth collecting in every way. You don’t need to seek them out like some of the other collectibles because you will definitely come across them in your playthrough. Oh, and you can also get them by buying Premium Cigarettes from shops.
You can send sets of cards to a certain character via mail and they’ll reward you.
2. Complete Challenges
Completing various challenges can lead to 100% completion of the game. The activities listed above are linked to Challenges, and by doing them you will complete many challenges. There are more challenges, like Gambling, Horse riding, Exploring, Treasure Hunting, and improving your character. All of these are excellent things to do after completing Red Dead Redemption 2‘s story.
2.1. Treasure Hunting
You can find and buy treasure maps in RDR2, and uncover some pretty unique secret locations and great rewards. In New Austin, there’s one Treasure Hunt that will lead you to a brilliant revolver that features intricate craftsmanship and good stats, so be sure to keep an eye out for treasures.
2.2. Improving your character
You can improve the stats of your character by eating, drinking, sleeping, and most importantly, completing challenges. Improving your character to the maximum level is a requirement for 100% completion.
3. Side Missions and Collectibles
There are a lot of side missions that you can do in RDR2. Some of them are linked to collectibles, like Dinosaur Bones, Rock Carvings, and more. Be sure to take on these missions. Your map will show their locations. They are fun and enjoyable, and also rewarding, so be sure to keep an eye out.
4. Explore New Austin and areas you previously missed
After completing all the story missions, you unlock New Austin, which is one of the locations that fans adore. It’s got the good-old dry Wild West look. There are tons and tons of secrets and intriguing locations that you can find in this beautiful region. New Austin is home to new enemies, new animals, and new towns.
5. Clear Enemy Outposts
There are six enemy gangs in Red Dead Redemption 2, and they will ambush you and hunt you down in various parts of the game. There are also big outposts where the enemies are hiding, and you can arm yourself with two revolvers and a repeater and go raise hell. But beware, doing this will obviously anger these outlaws and they’ll set up ambushes for you.
These were our picks for five fun things to do after completing Red Dead Redemption 2’s main story. Be sure to tell us your thoughts on the forums: https://gamefreaks365.com/forums