Red Dead Online the weekly update released on Tuesday did more than just refresh the bonuses and challenges available to players for the week. Instead, this week’s update delivered on last week’s promise to add a new game mode, a mode called “Call to Arms.” It is a survival mode where players are tasked with surviving waves of enemies similar to a horde mode located in a number of different locations around Red Dead Online and Red Dead Redemption 2.
Players must fight 10 waves of enemies in the Call to Arms mode to successfully defend the familiar settlements throughout the game. To start the mode, all you need to do is go to your Camp Lockbox where you will find a message announcing the Call to Arms mode. Simply choose the appropriate telegram from your satchel afterwards and you will be taken to the mode to try it out.
Survive wave after wave of enemy assaults in the new Call to Arms mode – you and your allies must position yourself to protect five different locations from the invasion.
You and your cohorts will earn 3X RDO $, XP and Gold for your service, all this week: https://t.co/CFENbehap0 pic.twitter.com/3dF2CR3R4R
– Rockstar Games (@RockstarGames) August 10, 2021
“In Call to Arms, you and your allies have been recruited to protect various locations from up to 10 waves of incoming enemies,” Rockstar Games said of the new mode. “Organize and position yourself around the map to help defend Blackwater, Fort Mercer, Valentine, Strawberry, and MacFarlane’s Ranch from invasions.”
To entice people to try out the new mode, Rockstar Games is offering a number of different bonuses related to Call to Arms. You will get triple the rewards for Defense of Territories, and you will also get a discount on an item related to the role you are pursuing.
“If you decide to take up arms and protect the local population from an assault, fighting for your life and the lives of others will reward 3X RDO $, XP and Gold to all the brave volunteers,” said Rockstar Games. “You will also receive an offer of 30% off any Novice or Promising Role item within 72 hours. “
If you need a break from Call to Arms mode, it’s probably best to go commit crimes. Red Dead Online Also giving more capital than usual to players who commit crimes and loot hideouts, but this bonus is only live for next week.