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Red Dead Redemption hitting Japan

Western epic heads to the East

Rockstar San Diego's insanely popular open-world action game Red Dead Redemption is finally going to be released in Japan.

According to Japanese video game magazine Famitsu Red Dead Redemption will be available in Japan on October 7, for both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Red Dead Redemption was originally released in the US and Europe in May, making the Japanese release five months late.

Despite critical acclaim and impressive sales Rockstar San Diego was forced to cut 40 employees shortly after the release of the game.

[ SOURCE: Andriasang ]