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Metal Gear Online expansion pack detailed and dated

Konami are set to release the first expansion pack for Metal Gear Online this Thursday (17th July). The pack, priced at €9.99, will be available to download through the built-in store. The pack will add the maps: ‘Coppertown Conflict’, ‘Tomb of Tubes’ and ‘Virtuous Vista’, as well as two new playable characters, Meryl and Johnny and the ability to create female soldiers when creating new characters.

The pack will also add a new ‘Survival’ mode in which players are charged with staying alive for as long as possible within a series of increasingly challenging stages. Metal Gear Online is a dedicated online title released with Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, an exclusive title for PlayStation 3, released in June. Featuring characters, weaponry and levels taken from and inspired by Metal Gear Solid 4, Metal Gear Online allows up to 16 people to play simultaneously. The online game retains the famed stealth combat gameplay of the Metal Gear series, players are dropped in a series of war zones wherein different challenges await.

Konami have said they are “committed to the evolution of Metal Gear Online, and this first expansion pack illustrates the ways the game can be enhanced with new stages, characters and modes,” commented Christopher Heck, European Brand Manager for Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH. “The new update represents terrific value for money, and will be followed by additional add-ons in the coming months designed to keep Metal Gear Online fans enthralled with the new possibilities they will bring.”


David Wriglesworth

David Wriglesworth is a Northern lad with a passion for gaming, who graduated from the University of Lincoln with a BA (Hons) Journalism degree. If you can drag him away from the consoles, you can probably find him Tweeting or watching Coronation Street.

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