Here's how Red Dead Online character creation works, and every way you can customise your cowboy


Red Dead Online has been available for a while now, and as soon as you arrive in the online frontier your first (and arguably most important task) is to run through the Red Dead Online character creation and decide how you will appear to the rest of the community. If you've not been through this process yet, or are considering setting up a new character, then we're here to show you exactly what options are available and how you go about refining your look with the Red Dead Online character creation and customisation.

As you can see, Rockstar's level of detail has not been forgotten in the jump to multiplayer, as players can tweak with anything, from the pitch of their character's horse whistle to the structure of their eye socket. We decided to put the tools to their limit, creating some sort of rabid, portly pensioner in the process. Perhaps this is what Gandalf looks like after one too many malt beers down at The Prancing Pony. 

Don't worry if you grow to hate your new Wild West avatar, though. You'll no doubt be able to change your character's appearance in-game throughout the world of Red Dead Online, whether visiting the tailors, barbers, or shaving station just as you would in the single player portion of Red Dead Redemption 2.

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