Rockstar Games has revealed that the fan beloved Red Dead Redemption is going to be backwards compatible with Xbox One this Friday. They made a post on their website about this:
“Today we’re happy to announce that Red Dead Redemption will be released as part of Microsoft’s Xbox One Backward Compatibility program this coming Friday, July 8th.
Starting on Friday, every Red Dead Redemption Xbox 360 owner will be able to play the game directly on their Xbox One, regardless of which version of the game they own (Red Dead Redemption, Undead Nightmare and Red Dead Redemption: Game of the Year Edition). And for those who have yet to experience it, the game will be available to purchase on Friday from the Games Store on Xbox One.”
A sequel to Red Dead Redemption has long been rumored, and desired by fans. It was even stated by some to be announced during this years E3, but it never came to be.