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New ‘Metal Gear Solid V’ Story Details, ‘Ground Zeroes’ & ‘The Phantom Pain’ Are One Game

On June 12, new information concerning how the game’s story is told and whether “Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes “is part of “The Phantom Pain” was detailed.

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Batzi1589d ago (Edited 1589d ago )

now a release date please and we're set..

Intentions1589d ago

Hmmph interesting.

Kinda makes sense now.

Heavenly King1589d ago

I thought this was already known. Ground Zeroes is like Virtuous Mission in MGS3:Snake Eater.

Am_Ryder1589d ago

They never, ever categorically said it was so, until now. And the fact that they billed MGS:GZ as a standalone game weeks/months before the announcement of MGS:TPP made it pretty confusing and easy to assume it was standalone.

It does make sense that it's the prologue to TPP, but wasn't clear it was so, at all.

VineyardPines1588d ago

http://www.ign.com/articles...
This article is from march, 2013. It specifically states that Ground Zeroes is the first portion of the game that is "Metal Gear Solid V". This has been known ever since Kojima first announced that The Phantom Pain was in fact a new Metal Gear Solid game.

Am_Ryder1588d ago

Have to reply to your original message to reply to your new one...

Isn't that a pretty recent article? Wasn't the first new about MGS:GZ out late last year? So we were left at least 4-5 months in the dark, assuming it was a new game. You're right though, I did miss that article stating that.

fossilfern1589d ago

Really hope for a PC version :/

raiden-491589d ago

Well I remember when the ground zeros mission was show kojima said that it was running all on a PC so I would say it very likely.

Upbeat1588d ago

That also happened for alan wake and looked what happened.

Am_Ryder1589d ago

Pretty frustrating if you ask me. I was looking forward to MGS:GZ as a smaller, introductory title before TPP, largely to test out the Open World level design, and something to release for 2013.

But nope, we have to wait all the way to 2014 for our next MGS fix. At least they could release GZ as a download-only prologue, similar to Dead Rising 2's little downloadable start-point game. I reckon that would work.

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