Avid PC gamers who have been clamoring for the sequel to Rockstar Games' hit western action-adventure video game, "#Red Dead Redemption" are in for a huge disappointment.

Is the game coming to PC?

During recent investors call (via VG24/7), Rockstar Games' parent company Take-Two Interactive admitted that the PC market is vital to the company. However, the game publisher said it is still too early for them to give a PC version of the upcoming title a seal of approval.

While discussing the PC platform, President Karl Slatoff pointed out that a few games such as "Civilization" and "XCOM" tend to sell better on PC, but others don't.

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Nevertheless, the PC market is colossal and has loads of potential. Besides, the PC market is vibrant for the game publisher. But does this imply the next installment in "Red Dead" series is coming to PC? Read ahead to find out.

What to expect?

While Slatoff confirmed that the PC market is indeed important for the company, he and CEO Strauss Zelnick remained tight lipped when asked directly about their plans for releasing "#Red Dead Redemption 2" on the coveted platform.

Zelnick said fans might have to continue waiting until Rockstar Games makes an official announcement. Apparently, any update surrounding the title will come from their labels.

It can be recalled that the original "Red Dead Redemption" and Rockstar's last big game, "Grand Theft Auto V" was never released for PC.

However, after identifying the potential of PC platform, the game developer decided to debut the well-received fifth installment in the "Grand Theft Auto" series on the PC.

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Meanwhile, "RDR" continues to remain a console exclusive title.

"GTA 5" was released during a time when anti-PC sentiments had reached the zenith among the gaming industry's biggest publishers as a result of counter-piracy efforts.

According to GameRant, a "Grand Theft Auto V" PC port was probably planned from the beginning. The report points to the efforts that have gone into making "Grand Theft Auto Online" to uphold its claim.

Taking Slatoff's comments about how lucrative PC market is for the publisher into consideration, it seems safe to say that "Red Dead Redemption 2" might come to PC sooner rather than later. However, the company is likely to prioritize console development and gradually shift its resources to PC when the time seems right.

That's neither going to stop fans from asking the game developer and publisher about an "RDR2" PC port nor is it going to stop them from worrying. But, the wait could prove to be worth it when all is said and done. "Red Dead Redemption 2" is allegedly slated to release next year for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

#Red Dead Redemption 2 release date