- The Dead Eye targeting mechanic, allowing the player to slow down time for shot accuracy, as well as ridable horses and more than 40 kinds of animals that you can hunt or be hunted by.
- Expansive open-world gameplay set in the final years of the American Wild West.
- Massive play area filled with NPCs, made up 3 unique regions composed of towns and outposts filled with characters with varying looks, accents, etc.
- Morality system based on honor and fame generated by the players actions throughout the game.
- Western themed mini-games including showdowns, gambling, hunting bounties, cattle herding and five finger fillet; and an assortment of period specific weapons.