How to Redeem Preorder Bonuses, War Horse, & DLC Items in Red Dead Redemption 2
As is the case with many hotly anticipated titles nowadays, Red Dead Redemption 2 offers a number of bonus preorder DLC items for players to redeem in-game if they commit to picking the game up ahead of its release. Here’s everything you need to know to redeem preorder bonus DLC and how to get your items, including the War Horse in Red Dead Redemption 2.
How to Redeem Preorder DLC Codes on Xbox One and PS4
If you preordered a copy of Red Dead Redemption 2, you’ll have a preorder DLC code entitling you to the War Horse, and The Outlaw Survival Kit.
The War Horse has considerably better stamina and speed than your average horse in the game, while the Outlaw Survival Kit contains a bunch of consumable supplies to replenish health, your Dead Eye meter, and more.
In order to redeem your preorder DLC code for Red Dead Redemption 2, you’ll need to head to your preferred platform’s online storefront. On PS4, you’re then going to go to the bottom of the menu column on the left of the screen, select Redeem Code, and enter it as you would any other.
For Xbox One users, you’re going to select the Use a Code option and enter it, too.
Confirm that you want to redeem the Red Dead Redemption 2 preorder DLC bonuses, and now you’re all set to go ahead and get your content in-game.
How to Get Your Preorder DLC Items & War Horse in Red Dead Redemption 2
Whether it’s preorder DLC, or special edition content that you’re trying to gain access to in Red Dead Redemption 2, we’ll run down what you need to do to actually check it out.
In order to get your preorder DLC items, you’ll need to continue to play through the story, and then you can grab it from a stable. Once you’ve made your way to Valentine, you’ll then be able to head to the stables.
Here, you’ll have the option to get your War Horse preorder DLC. It’s an absolute beast of a horse, too, so you’ll be safe riding around the west on the back of this fella.
It’s worth noting, however, that even after you’ve reached Valentine, you can’t just immediately get your War Horse and other preorder DLC in Red Dead Redemption 2.
You’ll need to advance the story to a particular point, where a main mission will give you a tutorial about the stables. Keep an eye out in the top-right corner of the screen for notifications regarding when and where you can get your War Horse and other DLC preorder bonuses.
And there you have absolutely everything you need to know to redeem preorder bonus DLC codes for Red Dead Redemption 2 and how to get all of your DLC items in the game itself, including the awesome War Horse.
For more tips, tricks, and information for your big western adventure, be sure to check out our Red Dead Redemption 2 guide wiki.