Metal Gear Solid HD Editions will see digital downloads later this month


Konami has recenly announced the digital download availability dates for the HD Collections of Metal Gear Solid 2,3 and Peacewalker for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. On August 21st, Metal Gear Solid 2 and 3 will arrive on the PS Vita, PlayStation 3 and Xbox Live Games on Demand service. The following week on August 28th, Metal Gear Solid Peacewalker will arrive on the PS3, Xbox 360. Konami is also bundling all of the Metal Gear Solid Content in an HD Collection Bundle which is due to arrive on the PS3 as well.


Technological data on the nuclear-armed walking tank, Metal Gear, leaks onto the black market. The legendary hero, Solid Snake, sets out in pursuit of a tanker carrying a new Metal Gear prototype. But Snake falls into a trap and is believed lost along with the tanker at the bottom of the Hudson River. Two years later, terrorists led by a man claiming to be Solid Snake seize control of the Big Shell, an oil spill cleanup facility. Responding to the crisis, the government sends Raiden, a new recruit within the special ops unit FOXHOUND, to infiltrate the Big Shell and rescue the US President as world peace hangs in the balance.


Set during the Cold War of the 60s, METAL GEAR SOLID 3: SNAKE EATER sees series hero Snake infiltrating the Soviet jungle to bring back a scientist being held against his will. Starting on the outskirts of a military base, the player must use Snake’s stealth skills along with the foliage and shade that the jungle offers as cover to infiltrate unseen. As the game progresses, old faces make unwelcome appearances and a series of terrifying boss characters must be defeated before leading up to a dramatic twist that brings Snake face to face with a key figure from his past.


A blend of action RPG and RTS elements, METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER features a gripping story that unfolds through the artwork of Yoji Shinkawa and acclaimed comic book artist, Ashley Wood. The game introduces new AI Weapons – giant unmanned behemoths that Snake must overcome to complete his mission – including airborne, tank and mobile-fortress-style enemies that can each talk and sing during battle using VOCALOID technology. Additionally, METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER boasts extensive multi-player elements including four-player CO-OPS (COoperative-OPerationS), and a stunning three-against-three battle, wherein six players can form teams and engage in thrilling linked battles via the Sony handheld’s Ad Hoc capabilities that extend the gameplay experience allowing players to administer medical help to colleagues, share munitions and provide defence for each other using the Snake formation to cover blind spots.

- This article was updated on:March 7th, 2018

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