Red Dead Redemption 2 (opens in new tab) is a video game. But thanks to developer Rockstar's freshly-announced "Red Dead Redemption 2 Outlaw Essentials Collection," it is also a collection of words you will find *ahem* branded onto a USB charger shaped like a stick of dynamite, a candle, a domino set, and so, so many more things.
According to a post (opens in new tab) on the Rockstar newswire, the two-and-a-half dozen pieces of merch that comprise the Outlaw Essentials Collection will be available in limited quantities through the Rockstar Warehouse (opens in new tab) (what the studio calls its online storefront) and "other select retailers, including GameStop". No further details on pricing or exact availability were given.
There are a whopping 30 pieces of merch in the Outlaw Essentials Collection, some more kitschy than others. We've embedded a gallery showing them off below:
Personally, I'm keen on the scented candles, particularly because they seem to contain so many odors. Here's Rockstar's description: "Blow open your nostrils with this blood orange, incense, amber, rockrose, smoked cedar, sandalwood, violet leaf and juniper tar-scented, black wax candle".
At first I thought that must be a list of options you could choose from, but the use of singular words like "this" and "candle" makes me think otherwise. In which case, that is the most scent-packed candle I have ever heard of. What's your favorite?
Are you all caught up on Red Dead Redemption 2 news (opens in new tab)? Even if you think you are, you might want to read up on 10 things you might have missed in the Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay trailer (opens in new tab) - there's a lot going on in this open-world Western that Rockstar is still keeping under wraps.