Red Dead Online is now available to purchase separately for a heavily discounted price, without the need to buy Red Dead Redemption 2.

Major Nelson is here to remind us all that the previously announced version has been released this week. It's priced at $4.99 and offers players the entirety of the main game's online component with no restrictions. The price is only valid until February 15, 2021, after which it will rise to $19.99.

Heads up - you will need Xbox Live Gold in order to play.

If anyone wishes to dive into Red Dead Redemption 2's single player story after being enticed by the online, the mode can also be purchased separately.

Chase down bounties, battle outlaw gangs and other players, hunt, fish and trade, search for exotic treasures, run Moonshine, and much more to discover in a world of astounding depth and detail.

Will you be giving Red Dead Online a go? Or jumping back in for seconds? Let us know in the comments below.

[source majornelson.com]