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Konami Announces Important Pricing for Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Standard and Limited Edition

– Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. announced today that the limited edition of the highly-anticipated release of Metal Gear Solid4: Guns of the Patriots for the PLAYSTATION3 computer entertainment system will be available in North America on June 12 exclusively at GameStop, the world's largest video game and entertainment software retailer. Additionally, Konami has revealed pricing and the first images of the final packaging for both the Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Standard Edition and Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Limited Edition.

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SuperSaiyan43453d ago

$60 for regular and $85 for collectors? $25 extra for collectors seem a bit pricey to me considering what it comes with...

Rugludallur3453d ago

M$ did much better with the 120$ cat helmet :P

calis3453d ago

A Helmet that didn't fit.

meepmoopmeep3453d ago (Edited 3453d ago )

looking at your avatar i doubt you complained about the $120 either. you probably wear that helmet to loook cool as well.

freddy993453d ago

I come from norway and i belive this game is gonna cost about 100-120$
over here. So 60 and 85 is cheap i think. Also this is called collectors edition, and therfor Should cost more, orelse everybody would buy it and it wouldnt be a collectors item..

TheForgotten0ne3453d ago

I'm also from Norway, and I have to agree with this guy! (Rugludallur)

It's a collectors edition, not just a normal edition. Not a limited Edition (Okey, maybe it is, but whatevah :P )

But it's a collectors edition and it should cost more and they don't make many : )

IdleLeeSiuLung3453d ago (Edited 3453d ago )

Because you live in Norway and it cost you more, does not mean it is cheaper for Americans to buy the game. Fact is, there is buying power based on income. Norwegians make more money per hour (tax the sh*t out of ther citizens). Thus the higher price is justified in Norway. In terms of buying power, they cost the same in both countries.

A limited collector's edition is rarely limited at launch. It is only limited in sense that it stops production after the initial stock is delivered to the store, but plenty are made. In some cases, i.e. Rainbow Six Vegas LE is still sold on Amazon.com. I'm almost certain manufacturers are still making LE for RB6V. If you like LE (like I do), buy it and enjoy. Just don't expect them to be worth anything.

Nitrowolf23453d ago

i dont care if it cost that much im still getting it

ikiru33853453d ago

i don't get it.....if MGO is a "full and complete" version then why is it called a "starter pack"?

xionpunk3453d ago

Just because there will be additional maps to add to the game later on.

gambare3453d ago

Let's hope Konami release some kind of tool to allow user generated content.

SuperSaiyan43453d ago

Lots of disagrees looks like PS3 owners are very happy at paying $25 just for an extra disc.

In regards to the Halo 3 Legendary Edition its a collectable Helmet and weapons cache along with an additional dvd and the game.

gambare3453d ago

because you were happy to pay $120 for a helmet that didn't fit or $85 for a scratched disk

juuken3452d ago

Please, keep Halo out of this conversation. We're actually talking about MGS4 here. You had your time when it was hyped to freakin' death.

jke823452d ago

people buy the special editions and stuff ONLY IF THEY WANT the extras it comes with you justify paying 120 for all the stuff you got with your halo se YOU see that all being worth it. just like all the poeple that buy the SE of any game buy it because they want the extras and they dont mind the extra price..to each his own man

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