Nov 25, 2015 06:59 AM EST

'Red Dead Redemption': 5 Things You Need To Know About Rockstar's Other Hit Franchise

If there's one thing we can all agree with Rockstar Games, it is that it can surely make jaw-dropping games.

But apart from its known franchise, which is the "Grand Theft Auto" series, Rockstar also has another ace up its sleeves such as "Red Dead Redemption."

However, ever since the release of the first game, some fans are complaining why compared to "GTA," it has yet to receive another instalment.

Here are the five things you need to know about "Red Dead Redemption."

Why It's Not An Annual Release

According to its publisher Take-Two Interactive, it doesn't have current plans to annualize the release of any of its Rockstar franchises, PlayStation Lifestyle has learned.

The reason? It wants to bring out the "highest quality of work" which is honestly not possible for annual releases of games.

Why It's Missing On The Xbox One

Are you wondering why a successful game like "Red Dead Redemption" is currently missing on the Xbox One? Despite the announcement of Microsoft to port every Xbox 360 game into the current console, the Rockstar title seems to be missing.

Well according to TweakTown, Microsoft engineer Richard Irving said, "It's really up to publishers to approve [backward compatible] games,"

He added, "Publishers are super engaged and responsive to that stuff, the response was overwhelming from fans. It's just that some of the content takes longer than others to organise, so we weren't able to get all of the top 50 or 100 games, but we have a good number of them."

So basically, it's really up to the publisher to make their game available for "porting."

It Features Animals

Unlike the "Grand Theft Auto" franchise, the "Red Dead Redemption" features a lot of wildlife -- from cougars, vultures, rabbits to armadillos.

Apart from minor critters such as birds in "GTA IV" or dogs in "GTA V," the animals on Rockstar's other hit franchise are fully intractable as you can even ride a horse!

The Game's Sequel

In a report by Master Herald, the planned sequel for the game will be set 12 years before the original.

According to sources, the planned sequel for the game is actually been in plans for years now and revealed that John Marston, the main character in the first game, will not be coming back for the sequel.

In addition, rumors are saying that the sequel will have three playable characters, very much like "Grand Theft Auto V."

Multiplayer Work

"GTA Online" is a hit, so it's a no -brainer that the sequel for the Western franchise will feature a dynamic multiplayer mode.

Sources said that Rockstar is currently looking to hire a network programmer that specializes in a wide range of gameplay mechanics for an open world game.

Have you always wanted to unleash carnage in a Western-setting ala "Django Unchained?" Well, here is your chance.

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