During his GDC Fox Engine session today, Hideo Kojima officially revealed Metal Gear Solid V.
The Phantom Pain had been thought to be the next entry into the highly successful series for a while, but Kojima himself has confirmed that Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain put together are indeed Metal Gear Solid V. It is currently set for release for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Metal Gear Solid V is described as an open world game and begins with a tutorial section getting players familiar with the controls. After being in coma for nine years, it also sees Snake getting familiar with basic human functions such was walking. Speaking about Metal Gear Solid V, Shinji Hirano, President of Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH stated:
“METAL GEAR SOLID 4: GUNS OF THE PATRIOTS has been a phenomenal success and one of the most highly regarded titles of all time. As such, we have very high expectations for METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN, We are confident that the FOX Engine will both expand and revolutionise the METAL GEAR SOLID series, and will provide the customary high-quality and immersive experiences that are associated with all titles produced by Kojima Productions.”
The official trailer has also been released showing the fall of Mother Base and provides visual hints that unveil the connection between METAL GEAR SOLID: GROUND ZEROES and METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN. The trailer also showcases the FOX Engine’s exceptional level of visual quality with seamless integration of gameplay and cut scenes.
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