How to watch the Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay trailer

Update: The trailer's live! You can catch the whole thing above, and once you're down with that, check out our exhaustive trailer analysis video just a few paragraphs down from here.

Today's the day. More specifically, today's the day that Rockstar Games finally shows us raw, unfiltered gameplay footage of Red Dead Redemption 2, the sequel/prequel to its acclaimed open world western of 2010. 

After announcing the game in 2016, the studio has released several trailers for Red Dead Redemption 2, all of which have focused on setting the scene to the story of Arthur Morgan and the Van der Linde gang. Yesterday, however, it was revealed that an Official Gameplay Video will shortly be airing across the internet, so here's all the info on how, when, and where you can watch today's Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay trailer.

Where can I watch the Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay trailer? 

We'll be putting the full trailer in this article as soon it goes live, so feel free to bookmark this page for later. Otherwise, Rockstar has confirmed that you'll be able to watch Red Dead Redemption 2's gameplay trailer on its official website, or through its  YouTube, Facebook, and Twitch channels. 

When can I watch the Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay trailer?

The Red Dead Redemption 2 Official Gameplay Video will go live today, Thursday 9, at 11AM ET, 8AM PT, 4PM BST. That's only a couple of hours away, in case you were wondering!

How can I watch the Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay trailer?

This one should explain itself, but as long as you're near a device connected to the internet that can play video, you'll be able to watch the gameplay reveal. Rockstar has its own dedicated video platform on its website, but the trailer will be up on YouTube within minutes of the scheduled air time, so mobile viewers need not worry.

What's in the Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay trailer? 

If it's anything close to GTA 5's official gameplay video of 2013 (above), then an awful lot. After years of staying mum, this is usually Rockstar's way of explaining almost everything about how the game looks, plays, and works, right down to the finer mechanics of the open world. Best bring a notepad and pen. 

As we eagerly await today's Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay trailer, find out where the original title lands in our list of the best open world games to date.