Rockstar will be missing out on such a huge amount of the market if they didn’t release a PC port. That being said, seeing as GTA V had one, we’re pretty certain Red Dead Redemption 2 will have one as well. But if they actually played their cards right and released them all at the same time, it’s almost guaranteed that the PC sales would be equal or greater than the sales on either Playstation or Xbox.
Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Port is still a possibility
In the gaming industry, PC represents just under 1/3 of consumers, which although is quite a big chunk, it’s safe for rockstar to release for their platform types individually and it’s a very intelligent marketing strategy. They will release a PC version eventually if it receives enough demand, but Rockstar have their own marketing schedule now which usually involves double releases.
Rockstar is wary of investments, though, in all honesty, nobody in the PC community will be happy with a simple console port. It’s a community of people who are looking for more detail, and they are a financially complicated audience to pander to. Rockstar is obviously aware of some of the problems facing the gaming industry and has done well to secure a sustainable position long term. Developing PC games is getting tiringly expensive for developers, so rockstar like to make a bit of profit beforehand so they don’t make too many losses when they eventually release a version pumped up with graphical detail and special effects.
We guarantee you Rockstar will find a way to triple sell the game. Look at the release of fall 2017. Technically the end of these consoles and the full introduction of the newer versions of them. So first, they release Read Dead Redemption 2 for PS4 and Xbox One. Then they do a remastered edition for the PS4 Pro and Xbox Scorpio. Then they do the PC version after the game has generated a substantial amount of profit and they walk away rich.