Red Dead Online's Musical NPCs Are Playing Christmas Carols

By Sam Quirke, 30 days ago
Even Red Dead Online is jumping on the bandwagon of festive updates, though Rockstar appear to be keeping things subtle. Players strolling the streets have noticed that banjo and piano playing NPCs are getting in the spirit.

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As seen in the below video, the pianist in Valentine has a sizeable retinue of Christmas carols that he will cycle through if you hang around. YouTuber Tony StrongStyle claims that the carols are all period-appropriate and even provides composition dates, though he admits in the comments that his church-going memories are a little hazy.

It's not just the pianists getting involved either; here's a lone banjo player in Lemoyne noodling away with some festive tunes:

Red Dead Redemption 2 received a patch last week which fixed a few issues and brought Beta players an early holiday gift in the form of Red Dead Online cash. Now seems like a perfect time to grab a whiskey in your nearest saloon and sing a song of good cheer.

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Sam Quirke
Written by Sam Quirke
Sam has been a Newshound since 2016. He's also been gaming long enough to know what a text parser is. When not hopelessly lost in the latest open-world epic, Sam is busy devouring books and podcasts or trading Pokémon with his wife.