Red Dead Redemption 2: Western-related Pornhub searches skyrocket after the game's release

As Red Dead Redemption 2 was launched, searches for "wild west", "cowboy" and "western"-related porn skyrocketed on Pornhub.

Pornhub's Insights team has released a stunning graph revealing the incredible bump in Red Dead Redemption 2 related pornography, in the days before and after the ultra-successful game was released.

On October 28, searches jumped an amazing 731 percent above average for the tracked term of "red dead", 745 percent for "wild west", 489 percent for 189 percent for "cowboy".

Men were 1165 percent more likely to search for "red dead" than women, while most searches came from millennials.

Red Dead Redemption 2: Western-related Pornhub searches skyrocket after the game's release
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The results aren't surprising when Pornhub is often used to upload gameplay or leaked footage of the game that has been struck down by other video or streaming sites like YouTube. Users could also be trying to find a newly found glitch in the game where a road sets horses on fire.

Red Dead Redemption 2 has quickly become one of the best-selling entertainment products of all time. It made more money in its opening weekend than any other entertainment product, which includes other games, movies, and music.

It is said to have made NZ$1.1 billion between October 26 and October 28, nearly 10 times what Avatar, the highest grossing film of all time, made in its opening weekend back in 2010.

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