Game news Metal Gear Solid: two flagship opuses withdrawn from online stores
Some may have noticed it: it is now impossible to acquire Metal Gear Solid 2 and Metal Gear Solid 3 on the various online stores. The news fell a few hours ago, directly announced by Konami.
If you had planned to treat yourself to Metal Gear Solid 2 and Metal Gear Solid 3 (or another game containing these), you will have to take your trouble patiently for a little while. Indeed, these two opus of Konami’s flagship series (produced and directed by Hideo Kojima) have been withdrawn from several online stores. The reason raised by the Japanese company concerns the rights relating to certain historical archives used in the game. Indeed, the cinematics of Metal Gear Solid are often punctuated with very real historical sequences, making it possible to illustrate, for example, the beginnings of space exploration during the Cold War.
Rest assured, this is a temporary decision. Konami is currently working on the renewal of these rights, in order to make these two games accessible again. It remains to be seen how long to wait, and whether the company will succeed. Otherwise, it is truncated that Metal Gear Solid 2 and 3 could well reappear. To be continued.
A little light in this misfortune
Not all platforms are affected in the same way by this sad news, as you can see below:
PlayStation ™ Now
NVIDIA® SHIELD ™
It is therefore always possible to try certain versions of the game, such as Metal Gear Solid 3 Subsistence which does not seem to be affected by this decision. Speaking of Metal Gear Solid 3, it’s worth remembering that rumors are rife about a possible upcoming remake. A few weeks ago, the LinkedIn profile of Zhiyang Li, lead programmer at Virtuos had indeed aroused a certain curiosity, evoking the remake of a triple A action-adventure. Another case to follow for this cornerstone of the game of infiltration …