June 27, 2012
Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.
Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. is slated to release "METAL GEAR SOLID HD EDITION" (hereafter, "MGS HD") on Thursday, June 28th.
"MGS HD" includes graphically improved HD versions of two titles, both of which received several awards in Japan and abroad, and are the center of great worldwide acclaim: "METAL GEAR SOLID 2: SONS OF LIBERTY" (hereafter, "MGS2") and "METAL GEAR SOLID 3: SNAKE EATER" (hereafter, "MGS3").
"MGS2" was released in 2001, and received a Guinness World RecordTM for the best-selling stealth game on the PlayStation®2. "MGS3" was released in 2004, serving as a prequel to the METAL GEAR series.
The graphical quality of these two titles has been upgraded, giving them a fresh and improved visual presentation, and the game system and interface have been optimized for the PlayStation®Vita system, giving consumers the best possible experience. Players will experience heightened immersion through intuitive touchscreen control implementation to perform actions such as investigating surroundings while remaining hidden, and changing the zoom on binoculars.
These titles will also support cross-platform "Transfarring" functionality, which allows save game interoperability between the PlayStation®3 and PlayStation®Vita systems. By sharing save data between gaming devices in this way, players will be able to play on their home console, and then pick up right where they left off on their handheld system later on?giving gamers the freedom to play wherever and whenever they like.
Konami is proud to bring the METAL GEAR series to a new platform, and hopes to give new players the opportunity to experience this thrilling, universally beloved franchise as it nears its twenty-fifth anniversary this year.
|"METAL GEAR SOLID 2: SONS OF LIBERTY"(HD)||"METAL GEAR SOLID 3: SNAKE EATER"(HD)|
|Title||METAL GEAR SOLID HD EDITION|
|Release Date||Thursday, June 28th, 2012|
|Price||Package Version (MGS HD 2&3) Price：4,980yen (tax included)
Download Version (MGS HD 2&3) Price：4,480yen (tax included)
|Contents||·"METAL GEAR SOLID 2: SONS OF LIBERTY" (HD Edition)
·"METAL GEAR SOLID 3: SNAKE EATER" (HD Edition)
In addition to the two main featured titles, the MSX2 versions of both the original "METAL GEAR" and "METAL GEAR 2: SOLID SNAKE" will also be included.
The The versions of "MGS2" and "MGS3" will include some content from the expanded editions "Substance" and "Subsistence."
*In order to use the Transfarring feature, players must have both the PlayStation®3 and PlayStation®Vita versions of the game. A PlayStation®Network connection is also required.