Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain PC releasing alongside console versions, MGO delayed

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Konami has announced via press release that the PC version of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will release alongside the console versions on September 1. The PC version was first set for a September 15 release but Konami managed to finish the game early to have it release alongside the Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3 and PS4 versions.

Folk who pre-order the game will also get Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes, the prologue to the game, for free.

Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. has announced it will release the PC edition of the eagerly awaited METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN alongside the console iterations on September 1st. Pre-orders are available now via Steam, which will include a copy of its illustrious prologue, METAL GEAR SOLID V: GROUND ZEROES, absolutely free.

Originally scheduled to launch on September 15th, KONAMI has responded to calls from PC users and worked toward an earlier release date.

Konami also announced that they’re delayed the third iteration of Metal Gear Online, the online multiplayer portion of The Phantom Pain. MGO is now set to go live on October 6 on console and January 2016 for PC.

Finally,METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN also features the dedicated squad-based competitive multiplayer component, METAL GEAR ONLINE. Newly redesigned with the familiar gameplay and aesthetic styling of the acclaimed series, METAL GEAR ONLINE introduces Tactical Team Operations and features a ‘class system’ that more uniquely defines the strengths and abilities of player characters on the battlefield. As a result of the updated timing, console versions of METAL GEAR ONLINE will go live on October 6th, with the PC version set to release in January 2016.

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