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Solid Snake Goes Platinum Next Month

Console Monster writes: "Konami has announced today that it plans to release one of Sony's hit titles for its PlayStation 3 console - Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, as a budget title this March. The budget title will be released as part of the Platinum range from March 5th.

Retailing at 29,95 Euro (that's around £26 of The Queen's currency), Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots returns following an incredible period as a full-price title. The game saw over three million copies shipped on its release in June 2008 and has won a host of illustrious awards all over the globe, and its continued success saw sales of the long-running Metal Gear series top
26.5 million units..."

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PirateThom3439d ago

I started my 6th playthrough last night (this time as "Young Snake w/Bandana").... and ended up playing until 6am this morning. The game is as fresh as when it was first released.

Hopefully more people will pick it up, because it's sublime.

cloudkev3439d ago

you think theres no chance of trophys then.thats the only thing stopping me from doing it again, would be my sixth time too.

PotNoodle3439d ago

^^ I'm on my 18th playthrough and not just because i know there might not be trophies coming, but because i love playing the game.

DaTruth3439d ago

Bu, bu, but, Playstation excluzivez don't sales millions, their teh flop!

Bu, bu, but, MGZ4 iz teh movie not teh game!

GVON3439d ago

I know what you mean,I started it for the first time since November and played it different because of the weapons,and the fact I'm going through and trying not to kill anything

jammy_703439d ago

does that mean trophies for it? it shud but i duno, sony said every game in 09 will have trophies right? well this shud :):) maybe.....

Foxgod3439d ago

Well, if they port it il pick it up, i am sure more people would.

PirateThom3439d ago (Edited 3439d ago )

They won't port it to a Microsoft platform.

Too many Apple and Sony references, too many cuts and downgrades to the core content of the game. A lot of "non-Microsoft" advertising, basically.

Do you have a Mac? They might port it there.

IdleLeeSiuLung3438d ago

I'm confused, why talk about ports? Isn't the article talking about MGS4 for the PS3?

Anyhow, I'm suprised this title went budget so soon. This was and probably still is the PS3's best title. Is it not selling well? I mean, if it sold 4-5 million to date, why make it budget?

I guess I shouldn't question a good thing....

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STONEY43439d ago (Edited 3439d ago )

I hope they release this as a "Substance" version of the game, like Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance and Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistance.

ape0073439d ago

trophies rock

im half way through the game on big boss extreem

:)

Kushan3439d ago

Call me cynical, but I reckon if we're going to see trophies, it'll be in a "substance" version of the game.

Lombax3438d ago

They are talking about the game getting a price cut. A price cut is not a release, so it is not required to have trophies.

Now if they release MGS4:Subsistence (or whatever they decide to call it) that would be considered a new release.

Zeus Lee3439d ago

Going to pick this up again,best game of this gen without a doubt.

Anonymous Coward3439d ago

If it was so good, why did you get rid of it?

silvacrest3439d ago

im guessing money

its the reason most of us do anything really...

Itrguy0013438d ago

ppl sell a lot of good and old games to make back quick money. just look at eBay

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