In further evidence that Red Dead Redemption 2 is eventually coming to PC, the official Red Dead Redemption 2 Companion App makes several references to a PC version of Rockstar’s open-world Western.
Tucked inside the actual files of the RDR2 mobile Companion App are a couple of parameters that directly refer to a PC version. One line says “CommandIsPcVersion(void) 000000000166A12C”, while there is also a specific reference to a PC version of the app alongside the current Android and iOS versions.
But the icing on the cake is a section in which the parameters specifically refer to the companion app connecting to various platforms, including PC:
There are three platforms listed above for which the Red Dead Redemption 2 Companion App is designed to auto-correct. There’s PC, of course, while Durango was the development codename for the Xbox One and Orbis was the codename for the PlayStation 4.
This could be left over code from the GTA V iFruit companion app, or it could be something made from scratch. It joins a growing pile of other evidence that Red Dead Redemption 2 will be coming to PC, including a Rockstar employee actually listing a PC port on their LinkedIn profile. Whoops. The wait should be worth it though, as we think the definitive edition of Red Dead Redemption 2 will be on PC.