The "Red Dead Redemption 2" release date has been important information for a while now. This week, though, the buzz about the release of "RDR2" has taken over areas of social media. Rockstar Games revealed the third trailer for the sequel, and it has already been viewed more than 14 million times on YouTube. It's an indication that this is going to be a hit, but that information was likely already known by fans of the gaming franchise.

"Listen to me. We don't want to kill any of ya, but trust me, we will." Those are the words that open what appeared to be more like a movie trailer than a video game advertisement.

And that's exactly what Rockstar Games was going for with how they presented the new trailer. It's a new gaming experience. Taking place in 1899, the game calls it the "age of gunslingers and outlaws" as some of the primary story points were revealed to viewers.

It all leads to the "Red Dead Redemption 2" release date presented at the end of the trailer. It's set for October 26, which means it's going to be a long summer for fans who want to experience the game now. Will it be worth the wait? Sites like, IGN, and Game Spot are definitely predicting that this is going to be a good one. That's high praise in the gaming world.

Offical game description from Rockstar Games

In addition to the "RDR2" trailer three, Rockstar Games released a game description.

This gives a bit more information about what to expect with the next incarnation of the gaming series.

"America, 1899. The end of the wild west era has begun as lawmen hunt down the last remaining outlaw gangs. Those who will not surrender or succumb are killed. After a robbery goes badly wrong in the western town of Blackwater, Arthur Morgan and the Van der Linde gang are forced to flee."

It doesn't end there, though, as it goes on to state that "Arthur must make a choice between his own ideals and loyalty to the gang who raised him." This gives "Red Dead Redemption 2" the feeling of a dramatic western, with the possibility of character redemption at the heart of the narrative.

That's how every great western tends to work, especially the ones like "Unforgiven," starring Clint Eastwood as a man who has to deal with the demons of his past.

The return of John Marstan

One of the noteworthy moments of the new "RDR2" trailer is when John Mastan appears again. That's big news, as the main protagonist from the games hadn't appeared in the earlier trailers.

as gamers already know, the last trailer came out at the end of last September, showing how long Rockstar Games has been promoting this title.

There is still a bit of time until October 26 finally rolls around. It's going to be available on PS4 and XBox One, with sales expected to be really good for the companies involved. The delays that already took place in getting this game completed appear to have paid off. Trailer three makes the game look really crisp and it sets this game apart from the last "Red Dead Redemption" chapter.