Red Dead Online August Update Now Live With Collector Bonuses and Loads of In-Game Discounts

Red Dead Online August Update Now Live With Collector Bonuses and Loads of In-Game Discounts

Richard Walker

Red Dead Online's August update has gone live today, offering a variety of rewards and bonuses for Collectors of all skill and experience levels, should you bring back the requisite valuable treasures to Madam Nazar. There's an array of Double Rewards on offer throughout the month, as well as a free community Outfit.

Simply logging in anytime in August will grant the Collector Coin Treasure Map, while attaining a five-day Collector Daily Role Challenge streak will earn you a Reward for 30% off a Novice or Promising Collector Role Item. A ten-day streak will grant a Reward for 40% off any Established or Distinguished Collector Role Item, and completing any Collector Free Roam Event this month will bag the Collector Tarot Card Treasure Map.

You can also acquire 2x RDO$ and XP on all Collector Set Sales to Madam Nazar, alongside weekly rewards. From today until 8th August, you can get the ‘Shoot the Sky’ Emote; then from 9th to 15th August you'll earn a pair of Griffith Chaps. From 16th to 22nd August the reward will be a pair of Ranger Gloves, then 23rd to 29th August is the Eberhart Coat. Finally, between 30th August and 5th September, the ‘Get Over Here’ Emote can be yours.

There's also 2x RDO$ and XP, as well as bonus Capitale, on The Dockside Contract; 2x RDO$, Gold, and XP for Stealing Ember of the East, available via Blood Money Opportunities; 2x RDO$ and XP on A Land of Opportunities Missions and 2x RDO$, Gold, and XP on Free Roam Missions. You can also take part in August's Featured Series, the schedule for which you'll find below:

This Month’s Featured Series

  • August 2 – August 8: Hardcore Pro Series 2
  • August 9 – August 15: Bow and Arrow Series
  • August 16 – August 22: Hardcore Gun Rush Teams
  • August 23 – August 29: Blackwater Series
  • August 30 – September 5: Hardcore Pro Series 3

Open up the Wheeler, Rawson & Co. catalogue, and you can add the Stalker Hat, Puff Tie, Worsted Coat (Male) or Hartell Autumn Jacket (Female), Paisley Vest, Everyday Shirt (Male) or Iniesta Shirtwaist (Female), Crossback Suspenders (Optional), Agency Gun Belt, Padded Saddle Work Pants, and Dress Shoes (Male) or Homestead Boots (Female) to your wardrobe for the free community outfit created by ThisIsJuicyFruit from the r/RedDeadFashion Reddit.

The Irwin Coat and Woodland Gloves also return to the catalogue line-up for a limited time, and should you collect a Fossil every week this month, you'll get 42 rounds of Buckshot Incendiary Shotgun Ammo. Complete a Blood Money Opportunity every week in August, and you'll also receive 8 Dynamite Arrows for your troubles.

Furthermore, there are plenty of discounts this month, including 50% off Dynamite, Fire Bottles, Hatchets, Tomahawks, and Rifle Ammo; 40% off the Springfield Rifle, Bolt Action Rifle, and Metal Detector; 35% off the Collector’s Saddle Bag and Collector’s Refined Binoculars; and 30% off Mustang Breed Horses, the Navy Revolver, and all Collector Role Outfits. Prime Gaming members can also get five Gold Bars, a five Gold Bar discount on the Collector's Bag, and The Redington (female) or The Zacateca (male) Outfit.

All of this is live now in Red Dead Online until 5th September.


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