New Red Dead Redemption DLC packs detailed

Rockstar’s announced and detailed the second, third, fourth and fifth rounds of downloadable content for their breakout wunderkind Red Dead Redemption today.

Starting with Legends and Killers next month and ending with Undead Nightmare sometime in the fall, the westerner will be in for four new packs of add-on content which add new characters, weapons, active map locations to Free Roam as well as competitive multiplayer modes.

Three of the four have been priced at $10 / 800 MS Points. Find content details on all four below.

Legends and Killers Pack
New active map locations, characters and more:

  • Release date: beginning of August 2010;
  • 9 new multiplayer map locations — more than doubling the amount of territories in the multiplayer competitive modes;
  • 8 new multiplayer characters — play as characters from Red Dead Revolver;
  • Introducing a new projectile weapon: the Tomahawk, with corresponding challenges for single-player and multiplayer gameplay;
  • New achievements and trophies;
  • Pricing: $9.99 (PlayStation Network), 800 Microsoft Points (Xbox LIVE).

Liars and Cheats Pack
New competitive modes, multiplayer mini-games in Free Roam, and more:

  • Release date: TBC;
  • Attack and Defend multiplayer competitive mode and challenges;
  • New multiplayer horse races, complete with mounted combat;
  • Play as the heroes and villains of Red Dead Redemption, as well as 8 additional multiplayer characters;
  • Multiplayer versions of Liars Dice and Poker from the single-player game;
  • Introducing a new weapon: the Explosive Rifle, with associated challenges available in single-player and multiplayer gameplay;
  • New achievements and trophies;
  • Pricing: $9.99 (PlayStation Network), 800 Microsoft Points (Xbox LIVE).

Free Roam Pack
Delve deeper into the world of Red Dead Redemption with new modes, challenges and gang hideouts to discover:

  • Release date: TBC;
  • Additional Free Roam challenges;
  • New action areas and defensive placements;
  • Posse scoring and leaderboards;
  • New anti-griefing measures in Free Roam;
  • Pricing: TBC.

Undead Nightmare Pack
Ghost towns and cemeteries come alive in a West gone horribly wrong:

  • Release date: TBC;
  • Brand new single-player adventure, challenges and quests;
  • 8 new multiplayer zombie characters;
  • Additional animals unleashed in the world;
  • New dynamic events and more;
  • Pricing: $9.99 (PlayStation Network), 800 Microsoft Points (Xbox LIVE).
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