Rockstar, add an option to slow down time, fast sunsets and weather transitions in RDR 2!

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Red Dead Redemption 2 is a game that prides itself on immersion, which is why its odd the games day and night cycle is so fast. Sunsets, sunrises and other weather changes are hard to enjoy when time is going by this fast. It does not fit this games pace, it does not blend well with the atmosphere and hinders immersion. Contemplating the wide open plains and vistas, from the golden late afternoon sun, as the sun *slowly* sets turning from yellow, to orange to red to scattering purple colour on the clouds, that was one of the most artful and atmospheric things in RDR1. Please let us experience this in RDR 2! Many people feel sunsets now are way too short. The hours during night is even faster, like 1 minute so 1 night is like 5-7 minutes. Rockstar should add a time slider in the menu that allows you to slow down in game time to your preference whether it be 2x, 5x, 10x slower or even realistic time passing.

There are other problems with the fast clock: there is no real need to sleep to skip time. If you go out hunting at midnight, ride somewhere, set up camp and sit by the fire, its already morning. You go in a shop in the morning and buy and sell some things for a while, you go out its already evening. Why though, when the game is so gorgeous and tries to pace it self so differently than GTA? This game is meant to be enjoyed with patience...feels very rushed to have sunsets and other dynamic weather changes happen that fast. Its like they designed the game for the average player to play for half an hour or so. Only no one does that in this game because of the size of the world and the amount of things you can do. Add a optional feature, a time slider setting in the menu for single player. You could still have missions happen at fixed times, online mode wouldn't be affected neither since they could make an option just for single player.

The fast cycle affects the weather badly too - weather changes are very obvious and hectic, clouds and the moon or storms fly by in just a matter of minutes even seconds sometimes. The sky does some very strange things when you observe it in that I am wondering whether it is a bug or was intended this way. I have had lighting changes from one second to another like someone turned a lamp off. The fast cycle also makes it hard for the player to feel that they managed to do what they wanted during a day or a night. It would not only be more realistic but much more enjoyable with a time cycle setting for single player that would let you chose cycle length, all the way up to realistic passage of time. Anyone who wouldn't like to change the cycle of 48 minutes could simply keep the option off. 

Rockstar Games, please patch the fast sunsets and fast weather to work like in RDR 1, long and enjoyable and not sudden, and lighting and weather changes too. Add an option in the game menu to slow down time.  


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