Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today
releases the eagerly awaited METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN for
PlayStation®4, PlayStation®3, XboxOne™, Xbox 360 and via Steam.
METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN is the series’ largest and most ambitious
edition to date, expanding upon themes and content seen in its predecessor:
METAL GEAR SOLID V: GROUND ZEROES. Set within huge open-world environments,
METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN is brought to vivid life with realistic
weather patterns and day/night cycles. Thus, players can adapt their tactics to
match the changing environment, creating an intuitive and non-linear gameplay
experience. Similarly, a host of acclaimed METAL GEAR SOLID features return in
hugely advanced forms, including expanded CQC (Close-Quarter Combat) skills,
vastly improved enemy AI, online elements that complement the single player
campaign, and an all-new version of METAL GEAR ONLINE, a competitive multiplayer
mode, included within the main game and which goes live on October 6th.
KONAMI’s groundbreaking title sets a new standard in stealth-action, with the
series’ famed sneaking elements greatly expanded within the sprawling play area.
A host of new characters – both allies and enemies – tell a story driven by
revenge, as franchise protagonist Big Boss enters a series of battlefields
following the deaths of his colleagues. Central to the game is a hideously
disfigured adversary known as Skull Face, while the ongoing conflict also
introduces the new, iconic characters, such as the mysterious Quiet – a mute
female sniper with incredible abilities.