235w ago - It was confirmed by Hideo Kojima himself, Metal Gear Solid will now be on the Xbox 360 and the next game will be called Metal Gear Solid: Rising. It will revolve around Raiden.
This now means that if a game like Metal Gear Solid 4 comes out again with the same capacity used the Xbox 360 version will need at least 2 discs, most likely 3.
To quote: Konami head honcho Hideo Kojima sensationally appeared on stage at the Microsoft E3 presser and announced Metal Gear Solid: Rising.
MGS 2's Raiden will be the star this time. No Snake.
"The Metal Gear Solid series is one of the most highly acclaimed video game franchises of all time," said Anthony Crouts, vice president of marketing for Konami Digital Entertainment.
"With Metal Gear Solid: Rising, the Xbox 360 community will finally get a chance to enjoy the action and excitement that this popular franchise is known to offer."
So, all those rumors of a Metal Gear coming to Xbox 360 were true.
Press Release: Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., announced today that Metal Gear Solid: Rising is currently in development for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft - the first Metal Gear Solid game to launch on the Xbox 360. Raiden, one of the most popular characters in the Metal Gear Solid universe, will star in the all-new title from Hideo Kojima.
Raiden first debuted in Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty PlayStation2 computer entertainment system as a playable character and appeared as a non-playable cyborg in Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots for the PLAYSTATION3 computer entertainment system.
"The Metal Gear Solid series is one of the most highly acclaimed video game franchises of all time," said Anthony Crouts, Vice President of Marketing for Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. "With Metal Gear Solid: Rising, the Xbox 360 community will finally get a chance to enjoy the action and excitement that this popular franchise is known to offer."
Metal Gear Solid: Rising is scheduled to be released on the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system. For more information on Konami, please visit: http://www.konami.com
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I love how people are already rejecting and badmouthing the game just because its going to the xbox 360. Sony fanboys felt hurt their biggest franchise are going to xbox and try to make the game look like crap.
That obviously happens the other way around, with microsoft guys ripping on sony boys, but its about the game, not the consoles. I'm a big MGS fan and I'l definily play this game no matter the console. Its stupid for them to say how bad a game that is not even out is just because its on that console you hate so much for no reason.
I think it was always going to end up on the 360 at some point, but I'm glad Kojima did it this way by starting a new chapter rather than porting MGS4 - and if this isn't exclusive it just shows how lame Microsoft are bigging a 3rd party multi plat game up
I hope we have some good surprises today at Sony, and if there is a new MGS game made to be exclusive it will be another hit for Sony with a bold statement