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Call of Duty: Ghosts next-gen only, reveal on May 1 – rumor

Friday, 22 March 2013 14:13 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Information pertaining to the next Call of Duty game from Infinity Ward has purportedly leaked. As usual, take all this information as “rumor” until something official has been announced.

According to the information gleaned in the video below, the next game will not be titled Modern Warfare 4, but Call of Duty: Ghosts. Phantoms was another subtitle being kicked around, but Ghosts was decided upon.

It will be stemming from the Modern Warfare series, but branching out into a new direction with its campaign set in the future – much like Treyarch’s Black Ops 2 – yet uses current weaponry. While this sounds odd, according to the video there is a major event in the future which causes those involved to use weapons which are currently available instead of something more futuristic.

Multilayer loading screens will be dynamic, similar to scenes from Black Ops 2. One loading screen sees the player repelling from a helicopter into the map or break a glass window to enter a building. Basically, the loading screens are a “mini-game” which bring you into the multiplayer map.

Player movement has also been changed around, and while an answer wasn’t given on Dolphin Dive, players can instead “dash into sliding while shooting.”

Prone and crouch will be changed a bit as well, and supposedly, peaking around corners is back for the console versions. Also when you go prone, you can go “roll side-to-side DayZ-style.”

Spec-Ops is no more, and will be replaced by something “new” along with different mini-games.

A more destructive environment is being mulled around and is currently in the “implementation phase,” and while it seems to be working well at present in single-player, the developers are supposedly finding it a bit more “problematic” in multiplayer.

There will be more things in the environment that can kill you or that you can interact with, basically.

According to the video, the game will only launch on PC and next-generation consoles. But like most of this information, nothing is confirmed, but if true it adds credence to the rumors of a holiday launch of the next-Xbox console alongside PS4.

The announcement of the game is supposedly going to be made on or near May 1.

Drift0r, the fella who made the video said the information came to him from a “very legitimate source.”

“Typically I would not post videos like this but I completely trust this source,” he said. “Hopefully I am not being trolled by someone I trust and this information comes through in the end.”

We’ve mailed Activision on this and if we hear anything back we will let you know.

Thanks, Teem.

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46 Comments

  1. SplatteredHouse

    That’s NOT the ghost I was looking to see today. Activision, you evil trolls!

    #1 2 years ago
  2. DSB

    That’s not exactly credible. Although it sounds good!

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Lengendaryboss

    In other news the Sky is blue and the Clouds are white :)
    But in all seriousness i can’t blame Activision for milking this series dry, it gives the devil money to fund crappy licenced games and this Cash Cow.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Dave Cook

    @3 Dunno man, sounds like it could be rather different if this vid is on the money.

    Business exist to make money mate, remember the dollar is king (unfortunately) :P

    #4 2 years ago
  5. matirishhh

    @3 not really. I haven’t seen a blue sky since November. So everything is relative. Just like Call of Duty:ghosts . :]

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Dave Cook

    @5 Aye, the weather here is shite. It’s too damn cold.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Fin

    He trusts the source WITH HIS LIFE

    #7 2 years ago
  8. The_Red

    It doesn’t make sense unless Battlefield 4 is also going PC + next-gen only. If just one of them becomes next-gen only (Instead of both), the other will eat a huge chunk of its market share. Of course if both of them go for PC, PS4 and Xbox 3, then it will be game-over for current gen systems as well as Wii U.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. G1GAHURTZ

    Oh why did I just watch that video……..?

    I really want to pwn some n00bs, right now…

    Mmmmmmust…rrrresist…

    Why Dave, why!?

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Dave Cook

    @10 :O I didn’t post it. But yeah, I think it sounds interesting with the slides, peeking and prone rolls. That’s going to be odd if true.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Erthazus

    Ghosts possible Plot: 2D Explosions, Bad Russians (Chinese are also involved somewhere in the future), USA F*ck Yeah!, “something like a guy riding on a horse with a stinger shooting tanks”, Syberia (it must be somewhere), Arabian terrorists/islamism somewhere, shitty conspiracy theories that does not make any sense, one bad evil guy with fake Russian accent, Explosions, nuclear weapons, Explosions, linear corridors and Special forces called Ghosts (maybe, lol)

    Can’t wait.

    @8, I think it does make sense. I think BF4 will be on next gen only and PC too.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Lengendaryboss

    @4 Well Dave if this rumor is true and launching on next generation hardware it could be like COD Modern Warfare (Not too sure if that is the game fans love) it could revitalize FPS multiplayer (I Never believed that opinion). @5 Sorry i am speaking from my perspective here in the UK which is very Cold.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Dave Cook

    @12 I hope not though, as for me the decline began with MW3. It’s a shame as I – personally – feel Black Ops 2 has a superb multiplayer component. I get some folk hate it but I’m loving it still.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. nani17

    Can’t wait 6 new maps and 5 new guns so excited

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Lengendaryboss

    @13 Sadly Dave thanks to COD junkies it is very difficult to tell whether or not each COD game has anything unique about it. Granted Black Ops 2 did innovate having an good multiplayer but a question needs to be asked when will the love for COD go away? Sales figures have decreased showing the series is becoming rinse and repeat for people.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Hcw87

    This series needs to die fast. It infects other games aswell, implementing stuff from the CoD games.

    Start over, new engine, new name, better setting (less american patriotistic crap).

    Oh and add actual recoil to weapons, making the new game actually require skill.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. DSB

    @13 Yeah, I agree 100%.

    I got to play a bit of BLOPS 2 during the free weekend on Steam, but the matchmaker just didn’t work. I had something like 5 misfires just to get into one game, and it would actually load each level before telling me.

    If it hadn’t wasted my time like that, I might’ve gone for it, because the couple of matches I did manage to get were actually quite great. It seems like Treyarch have finally understood how to make a map.

    Their work on PC is just absolute trash though.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Moonwalker1982

    Player movement has changed, sounds interesting and i wonder what this could really mean. If anything, COD is really in need of some serious change and improvements. Especially some decent physics, who knows..maybe they can ‘win me back’ with a next-gen COD. If this game is truly only for PC and next-gen consoles, that’s a good thing.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. Dave Cook

    @18 There is still hope man :D

    #19 2 years ago
  20. Samoan Spider

    As always, I’ll play it for the SP and avoid the MP like the plague, but please ffs be longer than 4 -6 hours this time eh?

    #20 2 years ago
  21. TheBlackHole

    Unless Spec Ops is replaced with offline, split-screen, campaign co-op, they can **** right off.

    Sick of developers trying to force me to player Vs or play alone.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. Djoenz

    Im quite fed up with COD. Black Ops was brilliant imo. Great SP great MP and most definitely great Zombies.

    They messed up with Blops2 so bad. Weak SP decent MP and a failed zombie mode.

    MW2 was ace. MW3 I was addicted to.

    Well we’ll see what this baby has to offer.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. The_Red

    @21
    I think the opposite will happen: No more offline, split-screen. There is a separate online, episodic second campaign for co-op while the singleplayer is a “connected” world where players affect the universe which requires constant internet connection.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. Erthazus

    Physics…

    I never played BO2. But BO2 was the first in the series that had Ragdoll physics. I remember they said something about it.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. Dragon246

    Impossible. Unless they are nuts. None of the major third party games will be next-gen only this year. They would lose on soooo much sales.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. TheBlackHole

    @23

    What’s the point of gaming if you can’t share the experience with other people IN THE SAME PLACE.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. G1GAHURTZ

    ^ You could ask that question about every single player game ever made.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. DSB

    I think the experience itself matters. Playing something like BF3 I really miss the replays and the killcams. I still can’t think of a proper reason why they would be left out of a game like that.

    #28 2 years ago
  29. TheBlackHole

    @27

    True, but I like the mix.

    Gears, Halo and Left 4 Dead have been some of the coolest experiences this gen for me. All played with friends.

    I don’t see any reason to not include split screen, campaign co-op, other than a financial one.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. loki

    Call of Duty: Ghosts next-gen only. LOL no PC

    #30 2 years ago
  31. ActionGameKing

    Will this debut at Microsoft’s Xbox 720 conference, or after? That’s the big question here.

    #31 2 years ago
  32. Lewis247

    I’m ok with this.

    Black Ops 2 had such an off beat Single Player. Nothing seem coherent or made sense stopping and picking back up. Online was a hell of a lot better than MW3 however.

    I’m looking forward to this.

    #32 2 years ago
  33. nascarfan2488

    As much as people think a next gen release is a bad idea it is also a reasonable one. The next gen systems have a very different make up that is closer to what a pc is. It would have been very hard and very expensive for them to port the game over to current gen consoles. Also it would be very complicated if they wanted to redesign the game and have some features that weren’t possible on current gen. Cod will most definatly what their game running on the lastest hardware so this next gen only is not that suprising when you think of it. Again the big point here is they are trying to be cost effective.

    #33 2 years ago
  34. NightCrawler1970

    UTTER GARBAGE, it seems like the GPX quality from the FIRST MW and MW2…

    Nice try and not interessed in buying that crappy game…

    #34 2 years ago
  35. Djoenz

    Nextgen only? Who of all the gamers will buy a next gen console within the first year they release? When are the next gen consoles even coming out?

    I sure as hell wont buy a next gen console of the bat. There are kinks, issues to be resolved. I bet they will release slim versions eventually. Only then I will buy a next gen console.

    Cheaper tht way.

    #35 2 years ago
  36. Lengendaryboss

    @35 Well believe it or not there are people who want to upgrade or buy into PS4/Xbox720. Developing for Next Gen can open up new opportunities and avoid being limited by last gen. PS4 is currently confirmed to be targeting Holiday 2013 and Xbox720 well most likely sometime in 2013. Yeah there are Pros and Cons to buying into a New console.

    #36 2 years ago
  37. Docker Al

    Loved the original Black Ops but BO2 has killed this franchise for me forever. Quick scoping,trick shotting,spawn trapping,Youtubers,an endless stream of helicopter/jet attacks,a community that only plays objective modes to ignore the objectives so they can boost their holy K/D,tiny maps and the list goes on.Blops 2 destroyed everything that was great about this series.It’s not a game anymore.Treyarch have turned it into social media with guns.The most unpleasant experience I have ever had in an online shooter.I traded it in just to get it out of my house.

    #37 2 years ago
  38. Sanwiches

    At least it cannot be worst than MW3. It was their first COD game (for the current devs).

    ANYWAY, I will be waiting for Respawn’s game for another COD-like game.

    #38 2 years ago
  39. Sanwiches

    And seriously, we’ve had our old console for quite a long time, I don’t mind having to buy a PS4 to play this game.

    IT LASTED 6 YEARS GENTLEMEN, IT’S TIME TO MOVE ON.

    #39 2 years ago
  40. Bomba Luigi

    Next Gen Only smells very Strong like BS. Whats the Point of making CoD? Selling over 20 Mio. Games. There won’t be enough Next Gen Consoles out there for that, its sounds too strange that Acti don’t want all the Sales the Current Gen Consoles can create.

    Just too many PS360 out there, they can’t ignore them already in 2013/14. Not when they want to sell 20 Mio. Games.

    #40 2 years ago
  41. G1GAHURTZ

    ^ It would make sense if there were two CoD releases.

    One current gen (MW4), and one next gen only.

    #41 2 years ago
  42. roni1175

    No way Activision would skip the current gen. Doesn’t make any sense.

    #42 2 years ago
  43. M. K.

    It’s obvious gentlemen. MW4 aka CoD: Ghost will release for current gen consoles in november. The “next-gen” CoD will release 2k14* on new consoles. But as we know, Acti is greedy, so we’ll see CoD: Ghost for PS360 in November and another next gen release around January :F

    Of course I hope Acti will present a new engine until then!

    #43 2 years ago
  44. SplatteredHouse

    Look out for Ghost: Transparency, coming to next-gen only in 2014! Obviously, the PC version will be a barely optimised console port lol. “By popular demand” and “as testament to the versatility of our current technology” we were able to bring it to new platform owners… I wouldn’t rule that rubbish out, either.

    #44 2 years ago
  45. bburshaw

    Is this video not of MW3….

    #45 2 years ago
  46. Dave Cook

    @45 erm, yes. But the guy explains that. He’s talking about MW4 while the footage plays.

    #46 2 years ago

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  • Listen to two professional Counter-Strike players explain why Dust2 is so popular

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  • Watch the full Phil Spencer keynote from GDC 2015

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  • Elite: Dangerous won’t be “dumbed down” for Xbox One

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  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor takes Game of the Year at GDC Awards 2015

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  • Alien: Isolation was prototyped in third-person – video

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  • Madden 15 added to EA Vault

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  • Source Engine 2 doesn’t have hidden costs or royalties – but is Steam exclusive

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  • Final Fantasy creator hates sequels

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  • Guardian complaints led to the closure of Destiny’s Loot Cave

    Destiny players are to blame for the shuttering of the much loved Loot Cave. Early in Destiny‘s history, many players got hugely excited about the “Loot Cave”. Accessible shortly after starting the game for the first time, this high-volume spawn point allowed players to stand in one place, taking out waves and waves of low-level […]

  • Xbox and PC games boss Phil Harrison to leave Microsoft – rumour

    Microsoft Interactive Entertainment Business VP and EMEA head of games Phil Harrison is rumoured to have thrown in the towel. Microsoft has not issued a statement on Harrison’s alleged departure, despite repeated questioning by press at GDC 2015. Instead, word comes via multiple sources speaking to GamesIndustry at the show. According to the rumours, Harrison […]

  • Metal Gear Online commentated trailer explains stuffed dog – but not invisibility

    Metal Gear Online developer Kojima Productions has provided significantly more insight into how the multiplayer side of The Phantom Pain works. Metal Gear Online is the online multiplayer component of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. Konami hasn’t shared a great deal about it yet, but we did see a very cool Metal Gear […]

  • Elite: Dangerous Xbox One trailer shows off space MMO

    If Elite: Dangerous looks this good on Xbox One we have nothing to complain about. Microsoft revealed Elite: Dangerous is coming to Xbox One this year during its GDC presentations today. We don’t know very much about the port, but I suppose we ought to have expected it; Frontier Developments has a very close relationship […]

  • Battletoads to appear in Shovel Knight Xbox One

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  • The Division pre-alpha footage leaks, Ubisoft says it’s well out of date

    The Division fans finally got a look at Ubisoft’s MMO this week, but the publisher has said the footage is not in any way representative. Pre-alpha footage of the The Division was leaked this week, but has since been thoroughly smacked down by takedown notices. All that remains are a few screenshots and a GIF: […]

  • Microsoft HoloLens designer killed in hit and run accident

    Very sad news out of Redmond this week, as Mike Ey was killed in a tragic accident. Ey, 30, was one of the key project designers on Microsoft’s HoloLens AR headset. He was killed on Saturday morning in a rear-end collision. The driver of the second vehicle fled the scene but was tracked down by […]

  • AMD throws support behind VR with new low-latency anti-nausea tech

    GPU manufacturer AMD has released a new SDK compatible with “a broad set of VR devices”. Called LiquidVR, the tech is designed to “bring better content, comfort, and compatibility to VR applications” including games, simulation, entertainment, education, social media, travel, medicine, real estate and ecommerce, apparently. AMD said maintaining comfort and realism in VR environments […]

  • Danganronpa 3 in the works, but a long way off yet

    A new Danganronpa is happening. Danganronpa 3 is in the very, very early production stages, writer Kodaka Kazutaka has confirmed. Nothing about the project is “set in stone”, Kazutaka told Polygon, so there are no details to share yet; the characters and story may change several times before being finalised. The writer said he’s weighing […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare MLG Pro League 2015 schedule announced

    Major League Gaming has announced the full schedule for the 2015 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare MLG Pro League. The eSpots firm revealed two more seasons of Pro League, a live Relegation tournament for Season Three, and a season ending World Championship with $250,000 up for grabs You can watch all the action on MLG.tv […]

  • Happy Birthday PlayStation 2, you are almost old enough to drive

    Amidst all the GDC 2015 hoopla today, we forgot to wish PlayStation 2 a Happy Birthday. The system turned 15 years old today, going by its March 4, 2000 launch date in Japan. It was released in the west that autumn, and had shipped 100 million units in less than six years post launch. PS2 […]

  • Here’s what the final version of Valve’s Steam Controller looks like

    A look at the updated Steam Controller has surfaced via a hands-on post from Polygon. Valve said what you see in the images below is the final version of the controller. The controller has gone through numerous revisions since it was first revealed, but it seems Valve has decided on two touch pads which work […]

  • The Sims, SimCity developer closed down

    The Sims 4 developer Maxis has been shuttered, EA has confirmed. The Sims, SimCity and the rest of the Sim franchise has traditionally been helmed by Maxis, which had its flagship studio in Emeryville, California. Now EA has confirmed with Kotaku that this studio is being closed. “Today we are consolidating Maxis IP development to […]

  • Gigantic MOBA coming to Windows 10 and Xbox One with cross-play

    Today during GDC 2015, Microsoft announced that the new IP from Motiga called Gigantic will be cross-play enabled. Slated for Windows 10 and Xbox One, the five-on-five third-person battle arena game allows the player to select from an array of heroes with distinctive powers and play styles. Players will then make their way through areas […]

  • Here’s a look at Unreal Tournament DirectX 12 gameplay

    Epic Games is creating Unreal Tournament using Unreal Engine 4 running on DirectX 12, which Microsoft says “sets a new bar for visual fidelity.” DirectX 12 is a single API developers can access across Windows devices, which can result in a 20% improvement in performance over DX11 running on the same machine. The Unreal Tournament […]

  • Wireless adapter for Xbox One controllers out later this year

    Microsoft announced at GDC 2015 today it will that all wireless Xbox gaming accessories will be designed for and supported on both Xbox One consoles and Windows 10 PCs moving forward. Later this year, a wireless adapter will be released, allowing current Xbox controllers and future devices to be used wirelessly on PCs. This will […]

  • Microsoft offers up more details on Spencer’s GDC 2015 talk

    Microsoft has provided more details on Cross-Buy functionality between Windows 10 and Xbox One as well as the Xbox Live SKU and other announcements made during Phil Spencer’s talk today. During the session, the head of Xbox shared “the next step” in the company’s plans for a unified platform across all Windows 10 devices which […]

  • Wasteland 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 this summer

    Wasteland 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 as a Game of the Year Edition. inXile Entertainment announced the news on the PS Blog, noting the edition contains enhancements and improvements. The game has been ported to Unity 5, which was announced over the weekend, providing upgraded visual effects, “improved character models, upgraded environments, and Unity […]

  • Cross-Buy detailed for Windows 10 and Xbox One; Elite: Dangerous coming to Xbox One

    During Xbox boss Phil Spencer’s session at GDC 2015 today, it was announced Elite: Dangerous would release on Xbox One. Spencer also outlined cross-buy functionality across Windows 10 and Xbox One. Spencer’s talk started off with Frontier Developments announcing Elite: Dangerous for release this summer as a console debut on Xbox One, suggesting the Elite: […]

  • Longbeards Culture Pack available now for Total War: Attila

    The Longbeards Culture Pack is now available for Total War: Attila and it comes with three new playable factions. The Langobards, the Burgundians and the Alamans can be played in both single and multiplayer campaign modes as well as custom and multiplayer battles. A new feature called The Lay of Ybor is also included. It […]

  • Nvidia unveils Titan X as world’s “most advanced GPU” – video

    Nvidia revealed Titan X as “the world’s most advanced GPU” during Epic founder Tim Sweeney’s State of Unreal session a t GDC 2015 today. Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang took the stage during the panel stating it contains “8 billion transistors,” and has 12GB of RAM. Pricing wasn’t announced, but it was rumored back in January […]

  • Steam sale discounts titles announced for SteamOS

    With many of the year’s most popular games heading to SteamOS, Valve has decided to host sale in celebration. Here’s a short list of titles on sale. The full list of PC, Linux, Mac and SteamOS discounts can be found through the link. The Banner Saga Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Batman: Arkham […]

  • PayDay 2 announced for SteamOS, celebrating with franchise sale

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  • Magicka 2 has a release date and a crazy new trailer

    Magicka 2 has a release date for PC and the PlayStation 4, and Paradox Interactive has released a trailer featuring “Vlad’s latest lyrical triumph,” which is his rendition of the Game of Thrones theme. Magicka arrived on PC and PS4 May 26 and the game can be pre-ordered on PC beginning today, with PS4 pre-orders […]

  • Nintendo eShop schedule: Don’t Starve: Giant Edition, Never Alone, others

    Nintendo has sent over a list of titles heading to the eShop in 2015. The schedule contains titles such as Affordable Space Adventures, Runbow, Swords & Soldiers 2, Don’t Starve: Giant Edition, Never Alone and Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars. Below a preliminary list of games scheduled to launch in the Nintendo eShop on […]

  • Week 8: Can you win the weekly VG247 GTA Online playlist? Play tonight at 8pm UK time!

    We’re hotdogging tonight. I don’t even know what that means. Eight weeks of ridiculous death. Such a brave, true milestone. We’re going to celebrate two entire months of playing weekly GTA Online playlists with VG247 readers with Hotdogging, a set of six jobs I named completely at random. This one ends with a straight-up border […]

  • Puzzle platformer Four Sided Fantasy coming to PC, consoles in early 2016

    Curve Digital and developer Logan Fieth’s studio Ludo Land are bringing puzzle platformer, Four Sided Fantasy, to PC all major consoles in early 2016. Ludo Land are developing the PC version, with Curve Digital handling the console and Vita versions. Four Sided Fantasy tasks players with venturing across “dreamlike levels” by controlling and manipulating the […]

  • Tropico 5 arrives on PS4 in April – video

    A release date for Tropico 5 on PlayStation 4 has been announced. This is the franchise’s first foray onto PlayStation consoles. It arrived in Europe on April 24 and in North America on April 28. A Limited Edition has also been announced, and it includes The Big Cheese DLC and the Bayo Del Olfato sandbox […]

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Limited Edition PS4 releasing in Asia

    A limited edition Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain PlayStation 4 system will be released in Asia. The system and its DualShock controller were designed in collaboration with Konami Digital Entertainment and targeted for the Asia region, per Gematsu. It will be released as part of PS4 Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain […]

  • This video shows Sid Meier’s Starships being played on iPad

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  • Observer Mode coming soon to Evolve as a free update

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  • Dragon Quest Heroes and PS4 top Media Create charts in Japan

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  • Watch Hideo Kojima answer lots of your burning Phantom Pain questions

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  • MGS5: The Phantom Pain Day 1 and Collector’s Edition revealed

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