PS3 Tuesday, July 24, 2007 | 7:40 PM

Metal Gear Online announced

Metal Gear Online announced

Konami and Kojima Productions also announced Metal Gear Online for Playstation 3, with a closed beta starting today. Nice.
Update: 720p versions added.


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Commented on 2007-07-24 15:04:25
What? It's only just been announced and a beta has already started? Is this a completely different game to MGS4 or will it come with it?
Commented on 2007-07-24 15:04:27
No bigger size screenies?
Commented on 2007-07-24 15:09:52
Difficult to tell the differencies of these compared to the other MGS4 screenies. On this resolution it looks the same.

looks good - they just should get rid of these overhead bars.
Commented on 2007-07-24 15:29:40
I dislike online for MGS.
Commented on 2007-07-24 15:40:55
in what way entecillo? you are not forced to play it. Oh, and you know what? It could be fun... Not that I can tell from those small screens (what's the point of releasing screens of that size anyways) and I haven't heard much from it yet either...
Commented on 2007-07-24 15:53:27
In the way of the null story-line.
Commented on 2007-07-24 16:03:17
Looks like fun!
Commented on 2007-07-24 16:10:58
This is much different from the MGS3s online.

Read up on the info on IGN.
It uses the same engine as MGS4- 12 players online (Teamed so that's 6v6).

You can see your team-mates as blue thingies through any wall and stuff and after you kill an enemy- You can hack into them to reveal the enemoy locations.

Actually I just summed up the info pretty well for you here lol :p
Commented on 2007-07-24 16:27:08 In reply to masteratt
Posted by masteratt
It uses the same engine as MGS4- 12 players online (Teamed so that's 6v6).
Actually, it's 16 players. They demoed it with 12 players but they said the max number of players is 16.
Commented on 2007-07-24 16:31:53
From these small pictures it looks a lot like GRAW.
Commented on 2007-07-24 16:52:53
Wow, this is such a joke. Why should a company make one game that would include single and multiplayer modes? It's better to milk fans and sell them separately! I hope it'll bomb, so that other publishers don't follow this.:|
Commented on 2007-07-24 17:17:18
The 15 minute trailer's out :
http://www.gamevideos.com/video/id/13378
Commented on 2007-07-24 17:38:42
Konami and online...

good luck.
Commented on 2007-07-24 17:50:53
Looks ok, can,t really tell from these small screens give us the ingame trailer.
Commented on 2007-07-24 19:10:06
The game actually has cool features that I'm interested in. Stat building, such as CQC leveling. You can see enemies through walls, and their stances as well. It should be interesting to see the trailer.
Commented on 2007-07-24 19:46:40
http://media.ps3.ign.com/media/950/950626/imgs_1.h...

Big pics at IGN.
Commented on 2007-07-24 19:51:31
Where am trailer?
Commented on 2007-07-24 19:56:21
Beta doesn't start today, sign ups start today.
Commented on 2007-07-24 21:04:11 In reply to indigo0086
Posted by indigo0086
Konami and online...

good luck.
Im pretty sure Konami are not developing this. I heard it was a seperate American dev team.
Commented on 2007-07-25 00:05:23

'Where am trailer?
Konami disallowed any media to be pulished on the new PSP game (don't get excited- it's just another novel thingy) and this game until ''later dates''.

Marketing and stuff I guess.

Wow, this is such a joke. Why should a company make one game that would include single and multiplayer modes? It's better to milk fans and sell them separately! I hope it'll bomb, so that other publishers don't follow this.:|
I was just thinking the same thing and I agree but Hideo was complaining he wanted bigger Blu-Ray to make his finale MGS and to try and fit an extensive online mode such as this would have probably been a bit tough.

But you are right- There is no excuse (other than- it's MGS)
Anyway I'm hoping budget price for this.

At the moment my status is a- ''No buy'' though.
I never cared for online game anyway.
Commented on 2007-07-25 02:06:39
where can u sign up or ist jpn only?
Commented on 2007-07-25 02:27:21
This is pathetic. They are obviously looking for more money. They should include BOTH in the same package, what a joke. Should we also expect the same for every game from now on?
Commented on 2007-07-25 03:20:31 In reply to LEBATO
Posted by LEBATO
This is pathetic. They are obviously looking for more money. They should include BOTH in the same package, what a joke. Should we also expect the same for every game from now on?
Idk, I am more than happy to pay 60 dolalrs for what i have seen in the demonstration of the single player. Maybe the online component will be value priced over even released for mgs4 owners for free over the psn.
Commented on 2007-07-25 05:44:18
I am soo dissapointed with what i've seen of MGS today, and making another game just for online is a complete joke, its like having halo 3 and halo 3 online but much much much worse as this looks very low budget, like a last minute decision, lets just hope its free!
Commented on 2007-07-25 17:31:28 In reply to Jin187
Posted by Jin187
its like having halo 3 and halo 3 online
Now there's an idea! Maybe then we'd get some significant improvements to single player looks and the length and scope of the campaign, while avoiding the feeling of getting a dumbed down online component like GRAW's.

Xbox Live Arcade has this condescending ring to it which seems to prevent large scale releases (not to mention its size limitation that Phil Harrysson so subtly pointed out), but PSN has already taken a firm stand with GTHD, Tekken 5 and upcoming Wipeout HD and Warhawk. It makes this a super smooth prospect in my opinion. Free starter pack with the base stuff in, then expand on it with new modes and map packs.

That said, it remains to be seen how this'll actually be distributed. If it's a separate, full priced disc game then it's pretty awkward, but I'm pretty confident that it isn't.
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