Red Dead Redemption coming to Xbox One via Backwards Compatibility this Friday

It has felt like an eternity waiting for the news we all knew would eventually be announced but it is finally official, Red Dead Redemption will be available on Xbox One thanks to backwards compatibility this Friday.

The news was revealed by Major Nelson on Twitter:

Red Dead Redemption is one of the most requested games on the Xbox Feedback site to come Xbox One with backwards compatibility with over 148,000 votes.

Set in a fictionalized Western United States and Mexico, Red Dead Redemption is an open world third-person action adventure. Rock Star Games released Red Dead Redemption in May 2010 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.