Red Dead Redemption 2 was praised for several reasons, from its memorable characters and strong writing to its unforgettable open world. Rockstar’s little touches in the missions and on the character models have also earned the game plenty of praise, and recently, a Red Dead Redemption 2 fan spotted an impressive detail with Arthur’s eyes.
This is not the first discovery made when it comes to Red Dead Redemption 2is the protagonist. In the past, one fan of the game has pointed out that Arthur and John aim differently, while another noticed that Arthur sometimes sings to himself while riding a horse. Other details include changes to Tommy’s character model after his fight with Arthur and an easily missable animation during Arthur’s confrontation with Milton, showing just how much effort put into the story.
While fans already knew that the pupils in Arthur’s eyes were dilating, a Reddit user named Worldly_Delivery5267 pointed out another neat touch. Much like those of a real human being, Arthur’s eyes can reflect the world around him, allowing players who bring the camera closer to the character’s face to see things from a new perspective. In the case of the photo posted by this Redditor, the fire can easily be seen in Arthur’s eyes, which is amazing since the photo was taken at night.
After posting this lesser-known detail about Arthur’s character model, several commenters raved about it. Red Dead Redemption 2 and Rockstar. The most interesting comment came from windmillninja, who shared some other cool touches they spotted in their own game. Apparently character models in the game will have their ears glow bright orange if they’re in direct sunlight. , as the light shines through their skin. Red Dead Redemption 2Eating NPCs were also mentioned in the commentary, a detail that stunned many fans when first discovered.
Whereas Red Dead Redemption 2 already has a thriving photographic scene, details like this could open up fun opportunities for new images. Players could go out of their way to create scenes that would reflect Arthur’s eyes well, getting unique photos of animals or NPCs. Also, with Arthur’s eyes being reflective, it’s safe to assume that John will as well, adding to the possibilities. Either way, the image shared in this piece is stunning, although a few commenters criticized the Redditor who posted it because of the way they dressed Arthur.
Despite its release in 2018, Red Dead Redemption 2 fans are still discussing the game’s unprecedented level of detail, showing just how impactful it was. Whatever Rockstar’s next game is, it clearly has a lot to do.
Red Dead Redemption 2 is available now on PC, PS4, Stadia and Xbox One.
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