Rockstar Games’ latest segment on Red Dead Redemption 2 looks at weapons and there’s plenty of them, with over 50 unique usable weapons from guns to melee.

Weapons will include customisation options ranging from visual upgrades like metals, woods, varnishes and engravings to performance upgrades like new barrels, grips, sights and scopes, you can design an entirely unique weapon that looks and handles exactly the way you want it to. Every weapon’s performance varies in terms of damage, range, fire rate, accuracy and reload speed.

Metals and engravings are customisable per component – select different colors and engravings for the trigger guard, barrel, frame and more. You can also choose from a variety of inlay metals for the engravings on each part.

For extra stopping power, purchase and craft a variety of ammo types such as Split Point, High Velocity or Explosive ammo.

Your horse’s saddle will store all of your weapons. Be sure to select and carry the weaponry you’ll need when leaving your horse behind.

Dead Eye

Dead Eye is a powerful weapon of its own, temporarily slowing down time during combat so you can pick off your enemies with more precision.

The new Dead Eye system gradually expands and becomes more sophisticated over the course of the game, from automatically selecting targets in your crosshairs, to allowing you to manually place shots on multiple targets, to being able to shoot at will in slow motion, and ultimately to pinpointing the weak spots on your enemies for even deadlier accuracy. The system grows with you and your experience and can often provide the critical edge in a life or death situation.

Preserving and unleashing Dead Eye in gunfights with multiple enemies can

As Dead Eye progresses over the course of the game, you will be able to see critical and fatal points on your enemies, such as the heart, brain and lungs.

Dead Eye drains over time as you use it, you can replenish it quickly in combat scenarios by consuming provisions or tonics.

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