No, the Guardian didn’t leak Metal Gear Solid 5′s release date

Wednesday, 23rd July 2014 10:42 GMT By Patrick Garratt

Did the Guardian leak MGS 5′s release date last week, asks the internet? No, says the Guardian.


An apparent leak of Metal Gear Solid 5′s release date by the Guardian was a “subbing mistake,” the paper’s games editor, Keith Stuart, has told VG247.

The date of March 27, 2015, appeared at the bottom of a Hideo Kojima interview posted last Friday.

Keith included the date as a placeholder but the piece went live before it was changed. The Guardian asked Konami for an official update after publication and was told “early 2015″. Stuart changed the article accordingly.

The story spread quickly, as is the internet’s wont (it popped up again on Reddit this morning). But now you know: it was an error.

Metal Gear Solid 5 will release on PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. You’ll just have to wait for the date.



  1. Legendaryboss

    Boo! Early 2015, well I guess that is a starting point, I don’t recall a release window being nailed down. But I’m so happy it’s releasing in Q1… With all the other blockbusters… After the Christmas…

    Poor wallets indeed.

    #1 5 months ago
  2. jon_

    Maybe not on the 27th but some sources say that MGS V will be releasing in March anyway.

    #2 5 months ago
  3. polygem

    that shameless 30 euro demo was fantastic. day one purchase for sure.

    #3 5 months ago
  4. Erthazus

    Yeah. I’m proud to own PS4 just for this game. 30 euro demo was indeed fantastic.

    #4 5 months ago
  5. marporte

    If Kojima is really right that GZ is .5% of the game then 2015 is going to be the official start of the next gen year.

    #5 5 months ago
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    #6 5 months ago
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    #7 5 months ago

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