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Konami UK confirms PSN MGS release for Thursday

Monday, 16th November 2009 15:31 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Konami has just confirmed to VG247 that Metal Gear Solid will release as a PS1 classic this Thursday.,

It will retail for £7.99.

In addition to MGS1, Konami also told us that Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops, as well as it’s expansion Portable Ops +, and Metal Gear Solid: Digital Graphic Novel will also be released to celebrate the release of Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker next year. Dates, though, are to be announced.

Find the full PR after the break.

Metal Gear Solid heads to PlayStation(R)Network

Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH has announced it will release four classic
Metal Gear Solid titles via Sony’s PlayStation(R)Network service.

The news comes as Konami gears up for the anticipated release of Metal Gear
Solid: Peace Walker for PSP(R) (PlayStation(R)Portable), and will begin with
the reissue of the original PSone version of Metal Gear Solid on November
19th, priced £7.99. Hailed as an all-time classic and one of the most
influential video games of modern times, Metal Gear Solid marked the series’
first move into a fully 3D play area, and established Hideo Kojima as an
iconic talent.

The release of Metal Gear Solid will then be followed with Kojima
Productions’ PSP(R) entrants to the series: Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops,
Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops +, and the innovative Metal Gear Solid:
Digital Graphic Novel. Release dates for these titles will be confirmed at a
later date.

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  1. Razor

    Bargain.

    Still as fresh today as when I put it in my PS1 ten years ago.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Johnny Cullen

    So. bought.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. ecu

    I thought this was released a year ago..

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Johnny Cullen

    On the US store, yes.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Bulk Slash

    This one is still my favourite in the series, I think it struck the right balance between cut-scenes and gameplay.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. highlander44

    This is also one of my favourite games, i still have it on PS1 disc as i could not let it go. Do you think they will have re-vamped this like they did recently with Call of Duty Classic? I would love to see PS3 trophies brought to MGS, is this a possiblity or is this just a striaght PS1 Classic release?

    #6 5 years ago