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Watch: Red Dead Redemption 2 multiplayer needs heists, stability, hats

Plus more from Outside Xbox.

Red Dead Redemption 2 will have a "new online multiplayer experience", says Rockstar, but what can we expect from it, beyond the heavy influence of open-world Grand Theft Auto Online? Here are the seven items it needs, say we, including sturdy servers and heist-like action from day one.

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In Hitman happenings this week, we shipped off to the fancy hospital in Hokkaido, where the latest Elusive Target mission designates two victims: a pair of surgeons the client has requested be assassinated by viral infection. Who will whack them successfully? Who will panic and be gunned down in a corridor? Watch and see.

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In the final video from this week's Outside Xbox sampler, discover the ways in which astronaut training from the European Space Agency has prepared us to represent humanity in the distant galaxy where Mass Effect Andromeda is set.

There's a simulated spacewalk, a simulated space station docking, and variously nauseating physical challenges on the spinning chair and vertical treadmill. Actual, genuinely qualified astronauts also feature.

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