Red Dead Online May Update: It's Double Rewards for All Specialist Roles

It's a good month to be a specialist. Rockstar Games

This May in Red Dead Online is a good time to take on those Specialist Roles. After all there's double rewards for everyone. That means 2X RDO$ and XP for Moonshiners, Traders, Collectors, Naturalists, and Bounty Hunters.

But wait, there's more! There are also additional rewards for each specialist role. These are:

  • Bounty Hunters
    • Period: April 30 to May 6
    • Task: Complete a Bounty Mission to receive a black and white Benbow Jacket
  • Moonshiner
    • Period: May 7 to May 13
    • Task: Complete a Moonshine Sale to receive an Offer for 8 Gold Bars off the Moonshiner Bar Décor Upgrade
  • Trader
    • Period: May 14 to May 20
    • Task: Complete a Trader Sale to receive blue Calhoun Boots
  • Naturalist
    • Period: May 21 to May 27
    • Task: Sell a Sample to Harriet to receive 3 Legendary Animal Pheromones and 50 Rifle Sedative Ammo rounds
  • Collector
    • Period: May 28 to June 3
    • Task: Discover 3 Collectible items to receive blue Concho Pants

Featured Series

The Featured Series this month is having out a rather hefty XP bonus. Enjoy 4X XP until June 3 in:

  • Team Shootout (April 30 to May 6)
  • Capture Series (May 7 to 13)
  • Hardcore Last Stand (May 14 to 20)
  • Bow and Arrow Series (May 21 to 27)
  • Explosive Series (May 28 to June 3)

In addition, those able to win in any week of the Featured Series get to receive an Offer for 10 Gold Bars off the Bounty Hunter License, Prestigious Bounty Hunter License, Butcher's Table, Collector's Bag, or the Naturalist Sample Kit.

Free Outfits

Good news to all players! There are outfits being offered for free from participating Tailors and the Wheeler, Rawson & Co. Catalogue. Be sure to grab these before June 3:

  • Kennedy Hat
  • Marshall Coat
  • Bandito Pants
  • Traditional Vest
  • Everyday Shirt (Male) or Iniesta Shirtwaist (Female)
  • Burnham Boots

Enjoy the Discounts

This May, get to enjoy different discounts that include 5 Gold Bars off the:

  • Bounty Hunter License
  • Prestigious Bounty Hunter License
  • Moonshine Shack
  • Butcher's Table
  • Collector's Bag
  • Naturalist Sample Kit

Other discounts include the 40% off on Bandanas and Gloves along with 30% off on

  • All Role Horses
  • Pistols
  • Repeaters, Repeater Style Customizations, and Ammo

What do you think? Excited for what this month has to offer?

Red Dead Online was released in 2019 and was originally an online component of Red Dead Redemption 2. In December 2020, a standalone client for the game was released. It is available on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

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