On Sunday morning, video game studio Rockstar tweeted out its logo affixed to a background of red blotchiness. To the lay person, that meant nothing — to “Red Dead Revolver” and “Red Dead Redemption” fans, it was everything.
Immediately, gamers doused the Internet with hopes of a “Red Dead 3” (or “Red Dead Redemption 2,” the ‘net seems divided on the likely title), which appeared to be exactly what Rockstar Games was teasing. This morning, the picture got a whole lot clearer, and those fans grew far more giddy.
At 8:59 a.m. ET on Monday, Rockstar tweeted out an illustration of seven men walking over a hill at dawn. Again, the developer posted no words, but the fans replied with plenty. We’ve got all of it below.
Some Twitter users would be cool with this simply being a remaster or update to “Red Dead Redemption,” while others make it sound like that disappointment would ruin their life. Here’s probably the best 140-characters-or-less summation of the second group:
If Rockstar is teasing a Red Dead Redemption rerelease it will be the biggest troll since MCR made us think they got the band back together