MGO SCENE expansion pre-orders start March 10

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 5 March 2009 18:33 GMT


Konami has unveiled the official release date and more details on SCENE Expansion for Metal Gear Online.

The expansion will be made available for $9.99 or as a bundle with the second expansion, MEME, for $14.99.

All three expansion packs – GENE, MEME and SCENE will cost $17.99 on March 17 via Metal Gear Online and Konami shops.

Starting March 10, those who pre-order the SCENE Expansion will receive “cardboard man” head gear for free — just in case you forgot.

Loads of expansion details are posted after the jump.

2 new special characters

  • Raiden – A cyborg warrior endowed with superior physical abilities. He is agile, runs fast and uses a high frequency blade. This character is suitable for close-range hand-to-hand combat
  • Raiden’s Special Weapons: High Frequency Blade, Throwing Knives (Raiden and Vamp can perform headshots by throwing knives)
  • Raiden’s Special items: VISOR (item can be used opened and closed)
  • Raiden’s Special Actions: He moves very quickly and can jump to high places where ordinary soldiers would need a co-op boost to reach high grounds; he can also fall from high places and land without taking any damage; when his High Frequency Blade is drawn, Raiden can deflect frontal attacks; the High Frequency Blade can be switched to a non-lethal mode – by using therear of the blade; all stage traps will be displayed on Raiden’s VISOR display when the VISOR is closed
  • Vamp – Immortal and a master of Knives. He’s agile, runs incredibly fast and is great at close-range and-to-hand combat.
  • Vamp’s Special Weapons:Combat Knife,Throwing Knife
  • Vamp’s Special Actions: He’s able to move quickly and jump to hard to reach places; can also fall from high places without taking damage; whenever Vamp is defeated during the game, he is resurrected at the same location.

New Rule – A new game type that will be available to everyone as a global update to Metal Gear Online with or without the expansion pack.

  • Solo Capture (SCAP): Free-For-All Match with no team divisions,

Game Rules

  • The player who is able to keep possession of the target object (Kerotan frog) and lets the timer reach zero will be the winner.
  • Only one Kerotan per match will be available.
  • The Kerotan will also reset to its original location if a player does not touch the object for an extended period of time.
  • Defeating players who do not possess the Kerotan will not grant characterspoints, but will reduce the time of the defeated player.

Special New Gear – Players can customize their avatar with playful new gear. Some of this new gear includes:

  • Bikini Outfit
  • Haven Trooper Uniform Set
  • Resistance Uniform Set
  • Clown Face Paint
  • Hockey Mask
  • Mohawk Wig
  • Short Cut Wig
  • Shirtless
  • Robbie (Silent Hill character)

MGO Codec Pack 2

  • 33 different voices and phrases of unique characters are included

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