Fix: Red Dead Redemption 2 Audio Not Working | Sound Cutting Out

2018’s Red Dead Redemption 2 is an action-adventure video game by Rockstar Games that’s a third title in the Red Dead series and is a prequel to the Red Dead Redemption (2010) game. It’s available for Windows, PS4, Xbox One, and Google Stadia platforms. Apart from several bugs or errors, multiple reports are coming out that the Red Dead Redemption 2 Audio Not Working or Sound Cutting Out during the gameplay which is really unexpected.

From hearing out various crackling voices to sound cutting out in multiple scenarios to audio not coming out in some cases. Whereas some players have reported that during the free-roaming in the gameplay it seems the audio crackling or cutting out issue doesn’t appear at all which is quite weird. Meanwhile, some other unfortunate players have reported that there is no sound or low sound issue which affects the gameplay in most cases.

Fix: Red Dead Redemption 2 Audio Not Working | Sound Cutting Out

Fix: Red Dead Redemption 2 Audio Not Working | Sound Cutting Out

Luckily, we’ve shared with you the possible workarounds below to easily resolve the issue. So, without further ado, let’s jump into it.

1. Increase Volume for RDR2

Open the volume mixer option on Windows by following the steps below:

  • Just right-click on the speaker icon in the bottom right corner of your taskbar.
  • Now, select ‘Open Volume mixer’ > Make sure to volume up for Red Dead Redemption 2. If the volume level is set to 5% or lower, just increase the volume level to fix the audio-related issues.

2. Set Sound Output and Input Settings

No matter whether you’re using a speaker or a headset, make sure to set or select the same device in all options so that you would not receive any kind of audio output or input device issues. Make sure to set the in-game output device, app volume next to master volume – output on the PC, input device, Rockstar Games Launcher – output device, input device, red dead 2 (under app volume) output device, and input device according to the headset/speaker.

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  • Go to Settings on the PC > Click on Sound > Select Advanced Sound Options.
  • Click on App Volume and Device Preferences with Red Dead Redemption 2.
  • Now, find out RDR2 in the list, and change its default audio output to the actual device that you’re using.

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3. Unplug and Replug the Audio Device

In some cases, multiple reports suggest that simply unplugging and replugging the audio device to the computer may fix several issues whatsoever. It basically resolves the audio glitches or audio device connectivity issues completely.

That’s it, guys. We assume this guide was helpful to you. For further queries, you can comment below.

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