A new Metal Gear Online experience will be revealed at The Game Awards next week.

That's according to presenter Geoff Keighley, who tweeted to say Metal Gear chief Hideo Kojima would star at The Game Awards, set for Friday, 5th December.

Metal Gear Online began life as a part of Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence, before being fleshed out for 2008's PlayStation 3 exclusive Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots. It lets up to 16 players go up against each other in online battles, with character creation and skills that could be upgraded. Its servers shut down in June 2012.

In an interview with CVG in June, Kojima said Metal Gear Online was in development at Kojima Productions' LA studio, in partnership with the principal Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain developer in Japan.

"We're working closely to create a vast multiplayer for all the fans," he said.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Jump to comments (19)

About the author

Wesley Yin-Poole

Wesley Yin-Poole

Deputy Editor

Wesley is Eurogamer's deputy editor. He likes news, interviews, and more news. He also likes Street Fighter more than anyone can get him to shut up about it.

More articles by Wesley Yin-Poole

Comments (19)

Comments for this article are now closed, but please feel free to continue chatting on the forum!

Hide low-scoring comments
Order
Threading

Related