Submitted by Sev 1544d ago | news

New Metal Gear Solid 4 Box Lists Trophy Support

The new “Greatest Hits” packaging for Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots is currently hitting retailers everywhere, and the rear of the game case offers much hope for trophies finally being enabled for the PS3 exclusive. (Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, PS3)

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doctorstrange  +   1544d ago | Funny
Sev  +   1544d ago | Funny
sehnsucht  +   1544d ago
What's that box doing here?
Sev  +   1544d ago
It's just a box of oranges... wait... where'd it go?

Blacktric  +   1544d ago
Shoot it goddamit shoot it!

CRACK *gets his neck broken*
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MisterNiwa  +   1544d ago
Probaly got moved indoors, it starts raining.
DasBunker  +   1544d ago
lol'd best first comment ever..


wait wut?
Hellsvacancy  +   1544d ago
WTF! gonna b buyin MGS4 (again) very soon then
Greek God  +   1544d ago
lol bubble
WildArmed  +   1544d ago
*Runs to the alarm*

With that said..
I may be forced to rebuy MGS4 after all :D
rockleex  +   1544d ago
I want PSN support.

Seriously, MGO would have been so popular if not for the stupid Konami IDs and 1 character limit per PS3.

I also want PS Move support and 3D support. :3

Oh well, they should get all that in for the MGS4 Sub version though. -_-
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Perjoss  +   1544d ago
what was THAT noise
DORMIN  +   1544d ago
A Surveillance Camera?!

Been waiting for MGS4 trophies for 2 years.
Red_Orange_Juice  +   1544d ago
I jizzed my pants
Ocelot525  +   1544d ago

3/11/10 = international-trophies-for-mgs 4-confirmed-day
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Eamon  +   1544d ago
Konami! Over 2 years late! I've already completed MGS4 >.<
Defective Bot  +   1544d ago
Sorry guys but no trophy support for MGS4, the Saint's Row 2 box says the same exact thing and it doesn't have trophy support either.
NecrumSlavery  +   1543d ago
I actually only played it once because I was waiting for the trophies, but after two years I have enjoys 100s of other games.

I am suprised this is a G-Hits and not a Directors Cut like everyother MGS game. Well if they patch in Trophies and not force me to buy a special edition, I'll be glad to rebuy it for $10 or less off of Amazon. But knowing how Konami ruined MGO and MGS4 relationship to PSN by making people use there website, who knows if they will release a trophy patch via PSN as opposed to locking it the disc only.
Steve_0  +   1543d ago
*Aims Mk.23 in first person mode*
"Just like old times."
MasterGuru  +   1543d ago
That's what she said
Kleptic  +   1543d ago
I am remaining skeptical...Konami said numerous times, now years ago, that 'we hear you guys' when asked about trophy support...Hell that update released just a month or so after MGS4 shipped in 2008...

But I would definitely be into this if it happens...of all the games that I would actually care about all the trophies, MGS4 would be it...and I just recently popped my PS3 before I backed up my save data...so i wouldn't feel guilty starting the game over from scratch...
TreMillz  +   1544d ago
i think i just died...
ReservoirDog316  +   1544d ago
I knew it! I knew it! I knew it! I knew it!

I held off replaying MGS4 for like a year just in case trophies got patched. One month after I finally replay it this happens! I knew that would happen!
slugboss  +   1544d ago
Quit being a baby, it only took 2 and a half years of speculation, until new packaging was released that is probably an error... and they undoubtedly want you to buy the game again for trophies. Then they release a substance edition soon after. See, no need to go multiplatform, when effectively they get 1 platform to buy their game 3 times...
Bnet343  +   1544d ago
Amen. I will finally be playing this game again. Great great game. I love stealth games and watching the cutscenes in MGS4.
ReservoirDog316  +   1544d ago
Haha, oh I'm not being a baby. It's just I knew it would happen the second I replayed it. And of course I would play it again, just knew it would happen.
Defective Bot  +   1544d ago
Sorry guys but no trophy support for MGS4, the Saint's Row 2 box says the same exact thing and it doesn't have trophy support either.
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darkpower  +   1543d ago
Don't feel bad. I waited and waited to trade this in holding out for the support to come. I finally trade it in not more than a month ago and...LOOK WHAT HAPPENS!

@Defective Bot: Then go e-mail THQ about that problem. Maybe it didn't sell enough units to warrant going through with the planned support. Surely, MGS4 has a LOT more than word of mouth going for it and the attention gathered to this detail about the box now for Konami to just ignore it.
athlon770  +   1543d ago
Well I just dropped in my copy of MGS4
no new update, deleted all the game data and backed up my game saves to a flash card, then deleted everything MGS4 related from the hard drive. Reinstalled the game, no new update.

I'm gonna say no go on this one.

ilikestuff  +   1544d ago
i said this like a week ago in the forums on this site. boom!!!! im a madman, genius, stone cold pimp, finger banging, two-bit, meat missile dropping son of a mom!..... i dont know what im talking about anymore but look in the forums, i swear i said it
irepbtown  +   1544d ago
I've been saying MGS4 will get trophies for 2 yrs now. I just had no proof :(
ilikestuff  +   1544d ago
well irepbtown, i saw it on a case like two weeks ago, thats all im saying, check the forums. the thread or whatever you call it is call "this might be old news but"
VenomProject  +   1544d ago
Whose footprints are these?!
Solidus187-SCMilk  +   1544d ago
I hope so
Ive only rented it but I would like it to have trophies when finish it.
LiquidJordan  +   1544d ago
FACTUAL evidence  +   1544d ago
Still have my mgs4. I don't even want trophies for it anymore, like I did in 08. Beside I'm not trying to peel my head off for the BB emblem. There's no way they won't make that a trophy if this is true.
shadow2797  +   1543d ago
Trying to get the BB emblem AGAIN would be torture.

If this is real (and I doubt it is), they better be retroactive.
totallysane  +   1544d ago
What was that noise....hm.
Idree  +   1544d ago
Holy shit FINALLY!!!!!!!!!!!
MariaHelFutura  +   1544d ago
Move Support Anyone?
shoddy  +   1544d ago
I would buy it again.
I hope it's a patch.

I would never sell my MGS4.
Kleptic  +   1543d ago
Agreed...I have the the original special addition with the BD documentary still...will never get rid of it, even though its opened...

biggest mistake I ever made with this 'hobby' was not holding on to a black border'd, unopened, FFVII a few years ago...I had it for almost 10 years unopened...had NO IDEA that it was currently worth that much (at the time it still seemed sort of common, although not for an unopened box)...I actually won the game from a kid in high school in a game of pool, but already owned it, so just stuck it in my closet figuring i'd eventually need it...

and I GAVE IT TO MY COUSIN!!! when I got a PS3 because I still had the game...I gave it to him with my old PS1 and a few games i never played anymore for christmas in 2006...fack I was speechless when I saw the value of it...called him as soon as I saw it to see if he opened it...and of course he did, and lost one of the 3 discs already haha...oh well...
whoelse  +   1543d ago
2 years I have been waiting to play through this game again. Many times I have concluded that it's been too long of a wait to see trophies, and yet I live in hope again!
MEGANE  +   1543d ago
no place for hideo....
....in that box.... "!"
DigitalAnalog  +   1543d ago
**Pulls out walkie-talkie..

Hello.. hello..

**static, sparks comes off, shakes walkie talkie.


-End statement
GameGambits  +   1543d ago
I'd rebuy this in a heartbeat for trophy support. I had already ran through it about 8 or 9 times while spending countless hours on MGO.

I am a slave to Kojima. I throw money at anything he touches. :)
Downtown boogey  +   1543d ago
Tapewurm  +   1543d ago
/crosses fingers
I played this game thru once and it has been sitting in my collection ever since. I am stoked about the trophies and hope that it is true. Will gladly go thru this game again ..... was actually thinking about breaking it out and playing it again this week....think I can wait a little longer to see if this is true....... If it is true I wish Ninja Theory would take note and release a trophie patch for Heavenly Sword.....just saying :)
ALFAxD_CENTAURO  +   1544d ago
Should be good patching the game with Trophies.
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solidt12  +   1544d ago
I wouldn't mind playing through the game again for trophies. I usually play each MGS like 3 time through anyway.
ASTAROTH  +   1544d ago
I have my doubts... Capcom GREATEST HITS box for Devil May CRy 4 says it have trophy support when its really false. I have hopes Konami patch this...
jony_dols  +   1543d ago
Snake is old and tired. Let him enjoy his retirement.
acky1  +   1544d ago
Trophies would be sweet...and hopefully the install isn't like 6GB like the original. That was a beast of an install and can't be arsed upgrading from my little 40GB!

Edit @below: Still hope the install ain't as big this time round.
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Nitrowolf2  +   1544d ago
the install was around 5 and it's the same exact game just may be with trophies
gamingdroid  +   1543d ago
I'm hoping it is a patch, and not altogether different edition. Unfortunately, Konami is known to make several editions just like Capcom....
M-Easy  +   1544d ago
They need to stop playing with my emotions.
Chubear  +   1544d ago
TheLastGuardian  +   1544d ago
One of the best PS3 exclusives just got better. I'm going for a 3rd playthrough when it gets patched. I don't think they will make you buy the game again. 50 or so trophies is a good reason to replay a great game.
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Taggart451  +   1544d ago
See it when I believe it. I don't know what to believe....

Now just bring Valkyria Chronicles and my life will be complete.
Sev  +   1544d ago
The funny part is, I'm not rushing to play either VC or MGS4 again. Both ate up far too much of my life to give them another go.

I got the Big Boss emblem and all. I'm sure trophies wont be retroactive, and I don't have the time nor patience to ever pull that off again.
theEx1Le  +   1544d ago
I could not agree more, playing MGS4 to get those emblems was one of the most infuriating things I've had to do as a gamer, I don't think my sanity would survive it again
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40cal  +   1544d ago
MGS4 always warrants another play through in my book. I am crazy excited for a trophy patch.
Malice-Flare  +   1544d ago
now if Sega would only see the light...
Abash  +   1544d ago
I haven't really played an MGS game before, but if MGS4 got Trophies I'd definitely give it a playthrough
Sev  +   1544d ago
Man, stuff like that kills me to read. You wouldn't play it because it's one of the best games of all time, but you'd happily play it because it has "virtual" trophies?
SirRunic  +   1544d ago
One of the best games of all time? Don't you think that's a bit of an overstatement? I agree with you though, trophies shouldn't stop you from playing this masterpiece.
ExplosionSauce  +   1544d ago
Yup. Stuff like that is common and sad.
Same deal with the online-multiplayer element. Even if some games don't call for it.
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Blacktric  +   1544d ago
He says ONE of the. He didn't said IT'S THE BEST GAME OF ALL TIME (which actually is for me).
cooperdnizzle  +   1544d ago
SirRunic, No that is not an overstatement. It is one of the best games of all time. Right up there with Kingdom Hearts 2
vickers500  +   1544d ago
"one of the best games of all time"

That's subjective, and purely opinion.

And he probably has too many backlogged games he wants to play that he is equally interested in that actually has trophies.

For instance, if I had not previously played any of the two Ratchet and Clank games (ToD & ACiT), I'd go with the one that had the more features (ACiT) over the one without trophies (if my interest in the two games was equal).

And perhaps maybe he was just waiting to buy it because he believed it would inevitably get a trophy patch. After all, if you're in no rush to try out a game you only have mild interest in, then a rumor of an incoming trophy patch is enough to continue your patience in waiting to buy the game at a later point in time.

I think his comment is being taken slightly out of context. Though if he refuses to play it unless it has trophies, then yeah, that is pretty sad and pathetic.
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doctorstrange  +   1544d ago
Totally agree with you
Trophies are a BONUS not a reason to play
Abash  +   1544d ago
Woah, calm down buddy. I haven't played an MGS game before, so Trophies would be a nice incentive. We're all different. And you seem to care a lot about about these "virtual" trophies you're criticizing me for caring about.
SirRunic  +   1544d ago
Opinions. Yaaaaaaaaaay.
bananlol  +   1544d ago
Mgs3>msg4, but thats just me. That said i dont blame koijama, tieing all those plots together was impressive in itself.
Fan Tastic  +   1544d ago
If they re-released ET from the Atari 2600 and added trophy support people would still buy it.
MisterAV  +   1544d ago
just if it's an easy platinum, if it's like wipeout nobody...
bananlol  +   1544d ago
That would be funny and horrible at the same time, perhaps if activision aquired atari.
Bleucrunch  +   1544d ago
I think what he meant was the game is great without the trophies..the trophies wont enhance the experience for you. To say the game is now playable because it has trophy support is a noob type of statement.
Senpai  +   1544d ago
No trophies please! Platinum would be impossible for me... Getting all Emblems was :3
Senpai  +   1544d ago
I think people missunderstood..... I would love trophies, but geting all emblems is a pain in the a$$. Also the 'no trophies please' part was merely a joke.
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Genecalypse  +   1544d ago
No fuckign way, I just bought the game...please be a patch
Shikoro  +   1544d ago
Of course there's gonna be a patch if the game gets trophies. No worries!
M-Easy  +   1544d ago
I have the game and i would re-buy it if i had too.
alojuanjo  +   1544d ago
Fuck yeah!!
vhero  +   1544d ago
Hmm I would re-buy the game if it did.. Got bored after completing as multiplayer was quite boring. Just for something to do of course not played since near launch now was thinking of re-picking it up.
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Bleucrunch  +   1544d ago
I bought a the regular version and the limited version and got that signed by Kojima himself in NY...but I would much prefer a patch but for Metal Gear which is a franchise that I am in loooove with...I would buy a new copy....yup yes I would.
soundslike  +   1544d ago
But what about Konami ID
bomb that shit from space, I haven't even been able to try MGO once

they can't put "multiplayer" on the box unless they patch it to remove konami ID because you WILL NOT be able to play at this point unless you made your ID last year
saint_john_paul_ii  +   1544d ago
i stopped playing MGO after 3 weeks because of that BS Konami ID, that ruined a great multiplayer game. I would give it another shot if they got rid of that stupid Konami ID.

Imagine just playing your PSN friends, inviting them straight from the XMB and playing in a party in this game, it would of been a blast.

heres hoping they make an MGO 2 or at least update MGO by getting rid of that bastardly Konami ID.
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PirateThom  +   1544d ago
Would have been insanely good, a real tactical shooter where "tactical" doesn't mean "you can take cover".

Shame Konami wanted it to fail.
himdeel  +   1544d ago
Agreed the IDs suck...
...and the game is actually really good. But matchmaking at low levels is enough to crush any desire to play this game.

I tried to create a game without level cap (big mistake) ended up with a woman character running about killing me with only a knife and sneaking up behind me choking me to death...she never killed me just would stab me choke me and run away.

Needless to say that was my last day playing that game online lol it was embarrassing.
Gdeep  +   1544d ago
well i aint played mgs4 either, i wna get it but i wna get the trophie version, no point me getting it now and some trophy version comes out after..
Nitrowolf2  +   1544d ago
I was like they already have a greatest hit, but its a new packaging

i hope this is true
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jizzyjones  +   1544d ago
I bet it says that on all the new ps3 greatest hits boxes, simple mistake.
Nitrowolf2  +   1544d ago
that is what i think too
prob a mistake like with modnation and lbp for psp

my question is why hasn't komami come out with a statement? yeah the silence should be enough but they kept saying that they are working on them and just never said anything else after that. btw i don't think this is photoshoped, i was reading on a fe forum posted back in october of people reporting this.

Maybe this is that surprise SOny said they would have for novemeber
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cooperdnizzle  +   1544d ago
Well cool if they say that it has it and i go out and buy it and it doesn't have trophy support i will just sue, Because that shit is false advertisement right there!
StarScream4Ever  +   1544d ago
sayonara89  +   1544d ago
I think there is no hope, just mistake... but I would love trophies in MGS4 :(
MrGunny94  +   1544d ago
To much epicness to be true
HDgamer  +   1544d ago
I hope so, damn this should really eat the fanboys who claim it has 3 hours of gameplay lol. But seriously, sneaking through the whole game would be an excellent gold or silver trophy.
jay2  +   1544d ago
Oh very cool, as long as it's not an extra just to make more money and we get a patch, lets face it 95% of people who are going to buy this game as, but if it gets Trophie support only for this edition 50% of those people will buy it again.
SuperStrokey1123  +   1544d ago
I cant wait till they no longer talk about this part of the game... just let the game be and play it for the fun it is.
xtremeimport  +   1544d ago
DO YOU RIKE IT?!!!!!!!
Greek God  +   1544d ago
if a free update is coming then...
Zerogamer  +   1544d ago
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HebrewHammer  +   1543d ago
Zerogamer  +   1544d ago
YES I hope this is true. This is going be my most treasured platinum ever! I hope they also patch in an install the whole game option too.
ZombieAssassin  +   1544d ago
Sweet just another reason to replay it, now I just hope its true.
forevercloud3000  +   1544d ago
Well its about Damn Time!
If true of course. I personally have been holding off from going for the emblems in the almost vain hopes that the game would one day get Trophies. I down right refuse to buy another game that doesn't support trophies after I got Valkyria Chronicles. Its not that the games are not Great on their own, its just Trophies add so much more replay value.....and I am a complete trophy whore lol.

TOP 3 games that need Trophies-
2.Valkyria Chronicles
3. Folklore
Greek God  +   1544d ago
DMC 4 too
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HebrewHammer  +   1543d ago
It's good to see some people still recognize Folklore! Mad respect forevercloud3000!
roguewarrior  +   1543d ago
Heavenly Sword
I played through MGS4 in 2 sessions, the 2nd time i could not stop playing. "you've been playing for 16 hours, shouldn't you take a break" priceless.
Raoh  +   1544d ago
i gave up hope a long time ago..

if true.. awesome..

if false.. meh, not surprised
phatak  +   1544d ago
irepbtown  +   1544d ago
Missed one.
Abash's comment, just under 20 disagrees. Other than that. You're right.
ZILLA  +   1544d ago
cant wait
NotSoSilentBob  +   1544d ago
Hopefully it is a big ass patch that gets rid of the Konami ID too. I might actually want to play MGO again so long as the Konami ID is gone.
GoldPS3  +   1544d ago
If true about time. I still play MGO. Would be cool if Move suport was added too but I thought it.

Getting a plat for this epic game would be great.

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xino  +   1544d ago
I doubt it!
Probably a mistake since every PS3 games now support trophies. So they though this game might support trophies.
Vortex3D  +   1544d ago
Why do having trophies make a game better? Do we need to be rewarded with "doggy biscuits" so that we are more willing to play the game and complete more difficult tasks?

I played Uncharted 1 before the trophy patch, but never care about replaying the game again after the trophy patch. Having the trophy now doesn't make the game sweeter.

If MGS4 does get patched with trophy, we can imagine many gamers will rebuy the game just for the trophies.
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despair  +   1544d ago
nothing's wrong with having added trophy support, some people like myself see it as added bonus for a game, while primarily I could care less about trophies it is a nice thing to have, there's just something about seeing that platinum trophy pop up that is very satisfying.
shadow2797  +   1543d ago
I rented Uncharted 1 when it came out. When they patched it for trophies, (one of the first games to get them), I went out and bought it. It was my first platinum.

While I enjoyed it the first time, I didn't appreciate how great it was until after spending all the extra hours getting the trophies.

While it's not exactly the same for MGS4, there are probably a lot of things you can do in the game that I don't know about. Trophies could illuminate such things. Trophies add value to a game in a similar way to online play. They add replay-ability.
solidt12  +   1543d ago
Its a incentive to play the game again and personally I am excited to find out what trophy will be available and what you have to do to get them. Im a MGS nut and will still comeback to play this game even after the next gen systems come out like I still played MGS2 & 3 before 4 came out.
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