Metal Gear Online shuttering today

Tuesday, 12 June 2012 09:43 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Just a reminder that Metal Gear Online, the optional multiplayer component of 2008 release Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, is closing down forever today. The third-person team shooter fills us with fond memories of ridiculously long download times, irritating registration requirements and being shouted at by player character drill sergeants before you were allowed to actually play, and will be sorely missed. Possibly. Visit Konami’s announcement page for more information, and while you’re there, notice the mention of “this iteration of Metal Gear Online”. Hello, imminent Metal Gear Online 2 announce?