Red Dead Redemption Rockstar XP Challenge Now Available - Pitch in to Unlock Avatar Rewards

Posted on January 18 2011, 11:15am | Author: R* Z | Filed Under: Social Club, Games

The Red Dead Redemption Rockstar XP Challenge has officially begun, ladies and gentlemen. Grizzled veterans and greenhorns alike in Red Dead Redemption multiplayer on Xbox LIVE and PlayStation Network will be on equal footing as the entire online population works starting today to unlock special avatar rewards for their respective platforms. In lieu of the originally announced "Skin It to Win It" and "I Shot the Sheriff" Challenges to unlock these avatars, the test will now be for players on each console to harness their collective XP earning skills online and get that thermometer up from zero to 100%. 

Here's how to do your part.  Boot up your platform of choice and jump into any Red Dead Redemption multiplayer session.  From Free Roam to Grab the Bag - whatever your pleasure.  Enjoy your multiplayer game as you normally would and when your session ends, all of the XP that you accumulate will be automatically added to your platform's XP grand total.

You can track the progress of both the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360 earnings via the live XP thermometer at the Red Dead Redemption Social Club Community page, the Social Club Homepage, or even at the sidebar here at the Rockstar Newswire.  When a platform reaches 100%, we will unlock the avatar awards for that platform community. 

The unlockable avatars will grace your Xbox LIVE and/or PlayStation Home characters with the spiffy Gentlemen's Attire just like the unlockable one Marston himself rocks in the game. And when the occasion calls for something less dressy, there will also be the crimson Posse t-shirt.  Each available for both male and female avatars.  Check out some preview shots of all the unlockable avatar outfits below.

The Red Dead Redemption Rockstar XP Challenge unlockable avatars for Xbox LIVE:

 

The Red Dead Redemption Rockstar XP Challenge unlockable avatars for PlayStation Home: 

Best of luck to you all - and see you online.

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  • 11708786on February 16 2011, 2:11pmReplyFlag
    MELHOR JOGO DA MINHA VIDA
    • RenatoBlueson February 12 2011, 11:10amReplyFlag
      I got the awards but can´t update them in the new dashboard.
      What should I do to update/wear my new Gentlemen's Attire? (I´m using XBOX LIVE Brasil)

      Thanks Rockstar.
      • Konvict-12on February 11 2011, 5:55pmReplyFlag
        cant found anything ?
        • RealGingerManon February 6 2011, 6:21pmReplyFlag
          Dear Rockstar, PLEASE make a patch that will UNLOCK the bank DOORS in Chuparosa and Blackwater. If I want to go on a bank robbing spree I only have 1 safe at MacFarlane's and 2 in Armadillo, not much of a spree!! I know there is 1 safe in Blackwater Bank, but for the biggest bank in the game to only have 1 accessible safe is pretty poor, and the only bank in Mexico, I CANT ROB!!! WTF!!!! Can you PLEASE also UNLOCK the DOORS to the cop shop in Blackwater, if I have the Bureau, US Marshall or US army uniforms then I should have ACCESS to this location. If i want to attack the G-men I should have that option, especially if I'm Jack!! In fact, why not just UNLOCK ALL THE DOORS after the credits (MacFarlane's Ranch), I don’t know why you have RESRICTED ACCESS to CONTENT we have paid for! Or, if a door is locked, surely a shotgun, dynamite or explosive rifle is going to be the key that unlocks it??
          Sorry for moaning, but it’s almost a year since the release and still the doors stay locked!
          On another note, how about making a Dutch's gang outfit and make Cochinay into their active hideout, seems a shame to let Cochinay rot after Dutch’s departure, eh??
          Red Dead is not finished by a long shot, we NEED MORE single player content, give Jack a story, like hunt down Agent Archer with some well known criminals of the period. Apart from this, THANK YOU for the making the best game to date, I love it.
          • M.O.D.O.Kon February 6 2011, 2:48pmReplyFlag
            Eu já ganhei todas as conquistas, não é muito difícil.
            • 11208429on February 5 2011, 4:58pmReplyFlag
              Say yes or no. It's 2011. Time to talk.
              • kaidohon February 5 2011, 1:46amReplyFlag
                I got 100% but i didnt get anything, just a sombrero, i tried getting back on and nothing. i followed the steps above, still nothing. am i doing something wrong?
                • PC_Louon February 4 2011, 6:57pmReplyFlag
                  OK, got it! Needed to exit to Dashboard then restart RDR SP, then it popped up automatically. Initially, I was in Multiplayer, then exited to Single player, then saved, but that doesn't work. Hope this helps. Needs to be a new RDR SP load. Thanks!
                  • PC_Louon February 4 2011, 6:50pmReplyFlag
                    @ R*: Ehem, you guys are takin' your sweet time sending the avatar unlock over thru LIVE. Please update as soon as you have done so.
                    • PC_Louon February 4 2011, 6:45pmReplyFlag
                      And so it goes! Thanks R* for a great game, and please consider our requests for a final update. Congrats XBL!
                      • eDuArDoX94on February 4 2011, 2:38pmReplyFlag
                        but i just have the undead ---htmare disc so i still get the avatar in single player????
                        • AlexanderOwlon February 4 2011, 12:20amReplyFlag
                          @DuxfIVer

                          Yeh I just realised. I was looking at the top of this screen and it says "AVAILABLE NOW", I thought they meant the items.....not the challenge. 2.79% to go now!!
                          • DuxfIVeron February 3 2011, 11:52pmReplyFlag
                            @AlexanderOwl: No luck? XBL didn't even get to 100% yet! Xbox Live is sluffin' on the 100%!! Only 3% more left :(
                            • AlexanderOwlon February 3 2011, 11:01pmReplyFlag
                              Now that both consols have unlocked the avatar items you think you can let us know how to open the on xbla? I did the same as your instructions for the psn but no luck.
                              • Prince_of_da_Bayon February 3 2011, 2:55pmReplyFlag
                                Since i have the undead ---htmare disk, I won't be able to get the costumes?
                                • Le-Rockon February 3 2011, 1:59pmReplyFlag
                                  Thanks R*

                                  That was nice challenge
                                  • WestSideeeon February 3 2011, 12:16pmReplyFlag
                                    right rockstar we did the xp thing now tell us if ur makeing any dlc
                                    • R* Yon February 3 2011, 12:08pmReplyFlag
                                      Hey guys, please follow these steps exactly to access your new avatars on PlayStation Home:
                                      1. Sign into PSN. You must be signed in for all of these steps.
                                      2. Start Red Dead Redemption single player.
                                      3. Save your game.
                                      4. This message should display a few seconds after saving: "PlayStation Home Avatar Item Unlocked".
                                      5. Quit Red Dead Redemption and start PlayStation Home.
                                      6. Enter the Central Plaza or anywhere else in PlayStation Home
                                      7. Once you've started Home, press Start and select 'Go to Wardrobe'.
                                      8. Press X and then choose 'Clothing'.
                                      9. New items are marked with a yellow star.
                                      • Earl_Simmonson February 3 2011, 10:26amReplyFlag
                                        where's the reward, i got nothing.
                                        • WACKO-CRACKO-7on February 3 2011, 10:18amReplyFlag
                                          hahaha my first post was on topic lol
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