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MGS5: The Boss, Cobras one of “several ideas,” says Kojima

Wednesday, 14 December 2011 02:09 GMT By Johnny Cullen

Hideo Kojima has revealed one idea surrounding Metal Gear Solid 5 was a game based on The Boss and the Cobras from the landing of Normandy. [Spoilers for MGS3 and part of its ending are below the break]

Kojima, speaking in the vidoc just released for Metal Gear Rising, said he pitched his ideas to his development team during summer 2008, after Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots had shipped.

“Metal Gear Solid 4 wrapped up in 2008, and the dev team took post-project time off right after that. But, of course, we were in a situation where we had to start planning for MGS5. So I started coming up with several ideas,” he said.

“I had several ideas for a game featuring The Boss and the Cobra Unit during the invasion of Normandy. I then handed these plans over to the team so they could take over and make the game. I presented my ideas to the team during the summer of 2008. However, simply dropping MGS5 on the younger staff members was a bit heavy and there was resistance to doing it without my involvement.”

The Boss helped established the Cobra unit – The Pain, The Fear, The End, The Fury and The Sorrow – in the midst of World War II. It’s mentioned towards the end of Metal Gear Solid 3 the unit was sent into Normandy on a top secret mission.

Whilst pitching his ideas for MGS5 towards his team, Kojima was working on a brand new project – he didn’t say what that was, but we’re guessing it’s Project Ogre – but said there was “resistance” from the dev team taking charge due to a lack of direct involvement from him. It was from there Rising was proposed as a spin-off that put a lot less pressure for the development team, as opposed to MGS5.

“At the time, I was working on a new project. It was during the planning phase of that project and I wanted the staff to take charge of the new title,” he said.

“There was resistance to that idea, though. It was then that someone proposed the idea for what would become Rising. It was a game based on Raiden’s story, since MGS5 had too much weight to it. It would be a side story that the team felt more comfortable working with.”

More can be found watching the video at the link above.

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29 Comments

  1. Johnny Cullen

    You have no idea how much I’ve been wanting to see a proper MGS in the hands of The Boss and the Cobras while going through that mission in Normandy since MGS3. I’m hoping this comes to fruition some day, I really do.

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Ireland Michael

    If the vast majority of the MGS fanbase can’t accept Raiden slashing things up, I can’t imagine how most of them would react to the thought of playing as a woman.

    #2 3 years ago
  3. lexph3re

    @2 you really just don’t get what the fanbase is really feeling because you only love the fact you see platinum. Besides MGS5 would be completely left to Kojima not a colab like MGR not a side project for a smaller group like MGSR.

    #3 3 years ago
  4. osric90

    @2 Dude, you’re lost. You need to get a map.

    #4 3 years ago
  5. tmac2011

    im an MGS fan and wouldn’t mind playing as the boss, and telling more about her story, she was snakes mentor, so why not get a more in deoth look into her younger years? i only think the next game should be solid snake between MGS3 and MGS4. or i don’t really know, if kojima san wants “The boss” make an appearance it’s find with me. Just know i won’t buy that hack n slash crap game, that’s not metal gear solid to real metal gear fans!!

    #5 3 years ago
  6. Ireland Michael

    “that’s not metal gear solid to real metal gear fans!!”

    And that’s why its called Metal Gear Rising and not Metal Gear Solid.

    Just like Metal Gear AC!D wasn’t called Metal Gear Solid AC!D.

    #6 3 years ago
  7. AJacks92

    @5 You’re not a fan bro. You just saying it cause everyone is. How we know? You’re oblivious to the timeline of the storyline. It’s MGS3, MGS1, MGS2, MGS4, and then Rising (excluding MG). Get outta here bandwagon trash.

    #7 3 years ago
  8. Clupula

    As someone who loves Platinum and is willing to give MGR a chance, I still think it’s silly that someone would think the Metal Gear fanbase would ever object to playing as The Boss. Anyone who has followed the games would love to play as her. I can just imagine the CQC that she’d be capable of.

    While I don’t object to Rising, I do have to agree, Michael, that it does sound like you’ve never played the series.

    #8 3 years ago
  9. Ireland Michael

    @8 “While I don’t object to Rising, I do have to agree, Michael, that it does sound like you’ve never played the series.”

    I’ve played every main Metal Gear Solid title through multiple, and I’ve played every single spin-off game to completely at least one. Metal Gear Solid 3, is fact, my favourite in the series.

    My comment wasn’t on the quality of the character. My comment was regarding how picky and easily upset the general fanbase can be, considering how so many of them act so butthurt by the existence of Metal Gear Rising.

    I for one think the Boss would be a great character to explore in her own game.. There’s a tonne of history there to be filled in. I especially want to know more about her relationship with the Sorrow, who I imagine would be a crucial character in her story if she had her own game. Female leads are almost universally disliked in this medium though, for whatever reason.

    #9 3 years ago
  10. KL

    ^ this
    the fanbase is picky and even if small a respectful amount of it will be disappointed playing not only as another character besides Snake(naked or solid) but also as a woman.
    I like the idea though,Boss has a lot of depth in her personality

    #10 3 years ago
  11. StolenGlory

    “If the vast majority of the MGS fanbase can’t accept Raiden slashing things up, I can’t imagine how most of them would react to the thought of playing as a woman.”

    Totally and utterly agree. I mean, it seems a great deal of them *really* have a colossal fucking issue grappling with the term ‘spin-off’ and all of which that implies.

    #11 3 years ago
  12. sb319

    Disappointing.

    MGS4 went to great (and at times ludicrous) measures to tie up any loose threads of the Solid Snake story. As much as I enjoyed it, I couldn’t shake the feeling that for such an expensive title to make, it was crafted for a very small and dwindling audience of hardcore obsessive fans.

    Really, I think the most interesting and healthy approach to future Metal Gear games would be a new story, new characters, new ideas. Hell, Kojima doesn’t even have to be involved directly. MGS4 was clearly buckling under the weight of its own fiction at times, a clean start is the only way to go. Or maybe just don’t make any more, make new stuff instead.

    #12 3 years ago
  13. YoungZer0

    I don’t really care. I never liked the character of The Boss. Never really liked any female character in any Metal Gear Solid Game. MAYBE with the exception of Meryl in MGS1.

    As long as they let Solid Snake alone, i’m fine. I don’t want to see any MGS Game with Solid Snake in the main role again.

    #13 3 years ago
  14. Erthazus

    @Ireland, seriously, GET THE FUCK OUT.

    Go worship that crap studio somewhere else, because every game except Bayonetta they make and made is Japanese crap at it’s best core design. Period.

    without Legendary developer they are nothing. They are like a Polish developer City Interactive that makes shooters.

    #14 3 years ago
  15. Ireland Michael

    @14 Blah blah blah blah blah blah blah.

    Go away please. The grown ups are having a discussion here.

    #15 3 years ago
  16. ItsFade

    I’d much rather they didn’t make another prequel. I’m interested in finding what happens in the Metal Gear universe after the events of Metal Gear Solid 4.

    It would also allow them an almost fresh start as they wouldn’t be as tied down by all the history of the previous games after they tied up a lot of the storylines in MGS4.

    #16 3 years ago
  17. triggerhappy

    I would definitely be up for a Metal Gear game that goes back even further than what 3 did. A WWII espionage & stealth game in the Metal Gear universe??? Yes fecking please :D

    I think The Boss would be an exellent character to play. The first lady of CQC… Potential for amazingness I think. Ive also got no problem playing a female lead, I loved the Catwoman sections in AC, as long as the character is interesting and feels good to play im good.

    #17 3 years ago
  18. YoungZer0

    @17: Yeah, because the world NEEDS another game set in WWII.

    #18 3 years ago
  19. triggerhappy

    @18 ahh c’mon, its totally not the same thing :P

    #19 3 years ago
  20. YoungZer0

    @19: I know. It’s just, imo if i’d have to pick the most unlikable character from the Metal Gear Universe, i’d probably pick The Boss, next to Rose.

    #20 3 years ago
  21. Johnny Cullen

    Never. EVER. compare The Boss to Rose. You’re entitled to an opinion, but that’s like comparing chocolate to marmite. It doesn’t make sense.

    #21 3 years ago
  22. YoungZer0

    @21: I didn’t compare them.

    They are just the most unlikeable characters of Metal Gear to me.

    #22 3 years ago
  23. Clupula

    Unlikable to you. The Boss is probably one of my favorite characters in the series. I would kill to play a game as The Boss with the Cobras.

    Rose, on the other hand, is the reason for the only times I’ve ever skipped videogame dialogue in my life.

    @15 – That made me laugh out loud, because what you said was EXACTLY what I thought when I saw his silly little comment.

    #23 3 years ago
  24. Erthazus

    I want game in WWII. In 2006 it was ok to move forward after a lot of WWII games, but now this gen we have a lot of Modern military and zombie stuff, so to have WWII is a good idea once in a while.

    Playing as The Boss in my opinion can be great, but i just can’t see her as a playable character. Dunno why. She is one of the best characters in Metal Gear universe.

    @Ireland, more like fanboys of some certain studio. Grown Ups are not fanboys first of all.

    #24 3 years ago
  25. YoungZer0

    @23: “Unlikable to you.”

    Yeah, that’s EXACTLY what i meant when i said “They are just the most unlikeable characters of Metal Gear to me.

    It’s like you can read.

    #25 3 years ago
  26. KainZero

    I’ll say I’m a fan of this series, played all of them except MGS4 as I refuse to own a PS3 until their cheaper (went to youtube and watched all the cutscenes however so I was up to date storywise) regardless of that, The Boss to me is one of THE most important characters in the entire MG universe, she made Big Boss/Naked Snake who he was and defined him even in her death, I would hope they stick to this idea, as for a game set after MGS4, with the way it ends I can’t really see it being possible.

    As for Rising, I don’t care who made it as long as it’s good clean fun, as long as it controls well and plays well I could care less how well it sells, critics don’t always get it right, from seeing the Ninja in MGS1 back in the PS1 days I always wanted to play as him (VR missions aside) come on…you get to play as a overpowered ninja, sounds fun to me :)

    Lastly I don’t think Konami could really go past the timeline of MGS4, unless they really find something even more epic (no time spanning robots or aliens please) in my opinion they should go with the Boss idea and perhaps revamp (no pun intended) both Metal gear and Metal Gear 2 to full 3D with voice acting, the old games have their charm of course, but many haven’t played them, many won’t and it would help make Solid Snakes past trauma and experiances more connected, long post but hey I had alot on my mind :)

    #26 3 years ago
  27. osric90

    @2 Take out the Ireland from your name, you’r putting your country’s schools to shame.

    #27 3 years ago
  28. bunni

    Sigh.. So what MGR is a total spin off, nothing to do with the series right? So why is everybody mad? Its not the fact that its a disgrace to the series or that it will ruin the MGS name its because it took away from what we all were excited about. I can care less about them making some spin off that I will never play and can ignore.. I CAN care that this most likely means that the exciting story of Raiden’s transformation from a kid to a cyborg ninja, the exploration of my second favorite character and all he adds to the MGS series will most likely never see the light of day. I can care that my biggest fear is that Hideo Kojima, the man responsible for us all here right now, having whatever feelings we have, is not wanting to make those amazing stories that gripped us in the unique way that ONLY he could produce. I myself am not mad that the MGS series might implement a female character, or be used to boost sales on a completely different game. I am just sad that I’ve only been in the Metal Gear Solid universe for about three years (played every game and love the story more then any other game/movie/book/story) and its more than likely over.. There was just so much I’d hoped to see and without Kojima, can any future MGS game truly stand up to the genius that he created..
    Deep and mushy but meh hopefully my voice gets heard.. People fight over the little things when its the art that really matters.

    #28 3 years ago
  29. GRIFFINOFNUKES

    I would like to play as more than just The Boss. I wouldn’t mind running around sniping people out as The End or burning everything as The Fury…

    #29 3 years ago

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    The Easter Sale is live on the EU PS Store, with Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes for less than £10, FIFA 15 Deluxe Edition for £30 and other savings. Some of the PlayStation 3, PS4 and Vita discounts are valid through April 8, other through April 15. PlayStation Plus members can also take an […]

  • Bloodborne video: how to unlock the first shortcut in Old Yharnam

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  • Bloodborne issue prevents summons at Vicar Amelia fight

    A Bloodborne bug has prevented players calling on help to take on one of the nasty early bosses. Bloodborne bosses are significantly easier to take down in co-op. Unfortunately, at least one of them is proving difficult to find help for – and not just because not many players have obtained the Small Resonant Bell […]

  • Mass Effect 3 on sale on EU PSN, but not free

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  • Elite: Dangerous Race to Elite winners announced, one player makes £10,000

    The winners of Elite: Dangerous’ Race To Elite competition have been announced, with one player receiving the grand prize of £10,000. Back when Elite: Dangerous launched, developer Frontier announced a competition that would award players to first reach Elite rank in trading, exploration, or combat, a prize of £1,000 each. The grand prize – £10,000 […]

  • GTA 5 Online Heists guide: How to make the most money with Special Bonuses and Elite Challenges

    You’re not hitting heists for the good of your health. Here’s how to max cash rewards. Money. GTA Online players love it. Greenbacks are the core of the entire experience, allowing you to buy the best weapons, vehicles and stupid haircuts. Heists, as promised, gives more opportunities than ever to earn serious cash, but once […]

  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 coming tomorrow

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  • GTA 5 Online Heists guide: adversary modes, daily objectives, free roam challenges and more

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  • Battlefield Hardline: what’s the best Police sniper rifle?

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  • Evolve 1.3 patch nerfs Wraith, adjusts Kraken

    Evolve is receiving a new patch that aims to put an end to the Wraith’s dominance. Evolve developer Turtle Rock outlined a few of the changes coming in patch 1.3. The patch brings balance changes to the monsters – mainly the Wraith – as well as other various changes to Hunters’ tools based on player […]

  • Bloodborne: watch the opening 40 minutes

    The opening minutes of Bloodborne really do set the stage for what’s to come. They’ll also help you decide if this game is for you. Arekkz Gaming has captured the first 40 minutes of Bloodborne. Complete with the opening cutscene, and the first few obstacles you’ll face. The video is commentary free, so wear headphones […]

  • YouTube will relaunch livestreaming service with focus on eSports and gaming – report

    According to industry sources, Google is preparing to relaunch YouTube’s livestreaming service with a focus on eSports and gaming. According to anonymous sources speaking to TheDailyDot, Google is planning to bring back YouTube’s livestreaming service. The company is said to have started recruiting around 50 engineers with experience in the field, “a pretty big statement […]

  • I think I’m too old for Final Fantasy 15

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  • New multiplayer mode for Splatoon announced

    Nintendo has sent over three screenshots for Splatoon along with information on the Wii U another of the title’s multiplayer modes. Called Ranked Battle, it keeps track of each player’s online ranking. Splat Zones is one of the additional ways to play online in this mode. It differs from Turf War, which is the main […]

  • 2015 WoW Arena World Championship has a $250,000 prize pool

    Blizzard has announced the WoW Arena World Championship will culminate at BlizzCon 2015. World of Warcraft 3v3 Arena teams from around the globe will compete for spot at the 2015 WoW Arena World Championship and for a share in the $250,000 prize pool. Online qualifiers will be held for North America, Southeast Asia, Australia, New […]

  • The Crew two-hour demo now available in US, tomorrow in the UK

    Ubisoft has announced a free trial of its driving MMO The Crew will be available tomorrow, March 25 in the UK. It’s live today in North America. For current players, the Vintage Car Pack and Vintage Live Update, including a new PvP mode, are now available. The Vintage Car Pack included the Chevrolet Corvette C2 […]

  • Minecraft Mass Effect Mash-Up and Pattern Texture Pack out from today

    A Mass Effect Mash-up pack and the Pattern Texture Pack will release on PlayStation 3, PS4 and Vita today in North America and tomorrow in Europe. The Pattern Texture Pack is also available for Xbox consoles today. The Mass Effect Mash-Up pack contains the Mars Facility from Mass Effect 3 plus textures and craftable items […]

  • The Talos Principle expansion pack Road to Gehenna announced

    An expansion for The Talos Principle has been announced titled Road to Gehenna. The expansion follows the narrative of Uriel, Elohim’s messenger, as he explores a “strange, hidden part of the simulation” on a mission of “mercy and redemption.” Uriel is attempting to free the souls of the damned “at all costs.” Road to Gehenna […]

  • Twitch Plays Pokemon finally catches ‘em all – even the rare Mewtwo

    Twitch Plays Pokemon players have captured all 151 original Pokemon which were included in a modified version of Pokemon Red, and this includes the rare Mewtwo. It took 39 days for Twitch players to catch ‘em all. Have a look at the impressive feat for yourself below. Thanks, Polygon.

  • GameStop will have limited units of Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL back in stock

    Those who missed out on the Limited Edition Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL will have another opportunity to purchase it outside of eBay. Tomorrow only, GameStop stores in the United States will have four units in stock, according to and internal memo sent to Kotaku. This is every store in the country, and again, only […]

  • Second phase of Fortnite closed Alpha launches today

    Fortnite’s second closed Alpha test will go live this afternoon, according to the official website. Those currently participating will have until April 14 to test the online aspects for 12 hours per day (noon -12am EDT). All progress from the previous Alpha test will be wiped, and other changes are listed in the patch notes. […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition: Jaws of Hakkon out now on PC, Xbox One

    As promised yesterday, the single-player DLC for Dragon Age: Inquisition, Jaws of Hakkon, is now available on PC and Xbox One. It will run you or £11.99 or your regional equivalent. The new content expands the land of Thedas with mountainous regions and forests, and it is full of “vicious enemies.” Players will also be […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare trailer shows Ascendance gameplay

    Activision has released a new gamepay trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to support the Ascendance DLC which releases next week. Ascendance, will release first on Xbox consoles March 31 and includes the next chapter of the Exo Zombies Saga, Infected, along with four new multiplayer maps: Perplex, Site 244, Climate and Chop Shop. […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight will be a digital only release on PC – report

    It appears Batman: Arkham Knight will not see a physical release on PC, according to ShopTo. The retailer was told by its buyer the Rocksteady game will only be released on PC in digital form. ShopTo is currently double checking the information. If accurate, it is unknown if this will be case in North America […]

  • Bloodborne patch focusing on load times, performance optimizations in the works

    A patch for Bloodborne which will address load times is in the works, Sony has said The load times were one of the issues noted in Digital Foundry’s report on the From Software title. Sony told Eurogamer the patch would also explore other issues as well. “The development team is currently exploring another patch for […]

  • Gearbox would “love” to have entire Borderlands collection on current-gen

    An Xbox One and PlayStation 4 version of the original Borderlands game is something Gearbox Software is interested in, according to studio boss Randy Pitchford. Speaking in the latest Major Nelson podcast, Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford said should Borderlands: The Handsome Collection prove successful, 2K Games might consider a current-gen version. “The fact that The […]

  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood artwork shows the catacombs, dock, more

    Over the weekend we posted Wolfenstein: The Old Blood artwork along with news of a retail release in Europe. Today, we have better quality images of said artwork to share with you. Enjoy. The standalone prequel will be released digitally on May 5 on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in North America, and digitally on […]

  • Slender: The Arrival terrorizes PS4 and Xbox One this week

    In case you forgot, what with Bloodborne out today and other high profile releases of late, Slender: The Arrival is out today on PlayStation 4 in North America. The scary game will arrive on Xbox One tomorrow, March 25, and in Europe on PS4. Slender: The Arrival is an expansion on the original Slender game […]

  • World of Warcraft’s WoW Token rollout slated after launch of patch 6.1.2

    Blizzard has announced it will start rollout its WoW Token option in the weeks following the launch of patch 6.1.2 on March 24. WoW Token allows players to exchange in-game gold for game time and vice versa. Blizzard will release WoW Token first in realms serving North America, Oceania, and Latin America and will expand […]

  • The Evil Within: The Consequence dated for April, teaser video released

    Part 2 of Juli Kidman’s adventure in The Evil Within will arrive next month with the release of The Consequence. Above is a brief teaser showing some of the “madness” Kidman will encounter. The Consequence will arrive on Tuesday, April 21 on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. European PlayStation players will […]

  • Bloodborne sometimes “struggles to run at a smooth frame-rate” per performance analysis

    Bloodborne has been analyzed by Digital Foundry and according to the report, even with a 30fps cap the game sometimes “struggles to run at a smooth frame-rate.” The game’s day-one 2.69GB update 1.01 is “essential” as it contains improvements to game performance and stability and the frame-rate tests run by Digital Foundry were in single-player […]

  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection reviews round-up

    Borderlands: The Handsome Collection reviews are out in the wild so we decided to catch a few of them for you. Borderlands: The Handsome Collection is out today on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The collection packages Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel along with each game’s DLC content on one disc. Better graphics and […]

  • Evolve, Forza Horizon 2, WWE 2K15 are this week’s Deals with Gold

    Evolve, Forza 2 Horizon and WWE 2K15 are just some of the games which are part of this week’s Xbox Deals with Gold. You can also pick up the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Pro Edition for 20% off as well as the standard edition for 33% off. For the Xbox 360 crowd, there’s also […]

  • Xbox 360 2015 Spring Value bundles now available starting at $250

    Microsoft is offering a discount on three Xbox 360 bundles with prices starting at $250. The Xbox 360 2015 Spring Value bundles feature various content such as a Kinect, 500GB console bundle and one month of Xbox Live Gold. Xbox 360 500GB Spring Value Bundle: comes with Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare download and Fable […]

  • Rainbow Six Siege beta sign ups now open

    Ubisoft is letting everyone register for the upcoming Rainbow Six Siege closed beta. Rainbow Six Siege is due for a closed beta sometime this year. Ubisoft has opened registration to everyone. All you need to do is enter your preferred platform and log in using your Uplay account. You will be entered into a waiting […]

  • Advanced Warfare: Exo Zombies map Infection is creepy

    The upcoming chapter in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s Exo Zombies mode is called ‘Infection’ and Activision has been slowly revealing bits and pieces about it. A few teasers have been dropping ahead of Ascendance launch this month. The teasers are about the second episode in the Exo Zombie story, Infection. First off, the map. […]

  • This is the Bloodborne press kit in all its glory

    Bloodborne is a gorgeous game so it’s only fitting that the press kit it came in is a reflection of that. The pictures capture the many amazing bits of the Bloodborne press kit. A press kit is what’s usually sent to the reviewers alongside the review copy. They’re usually very ornate and almost all of […]

  • This Hearthstone turn is taking over 40 hours and you can watch it happen

    A very smart Hearthstone player has rigged his game to make one turn take over 40 hours, and it has been going for over 22 already. Hearthstone player Mamytwink set up a game against his friend to try and achieve the record for the longest turn in Hearthstone ever. Basically, Mamytwink set the game up […]

  • The Witcher 3: Geralt’s beard grows over time, but not Gandalf-long

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  • Sony mistakenly abandons Bloodborne trademark in the US

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  • Payday 2 will be supported until 2017

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  • These are the top Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare weapons, according to the developer

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  • H1Z1 has sold more than 1 million copies

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