New Info For Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Standard and Limited Editions

April 10, 2008

New Info For Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the
Patriots Standard and Limited Editions

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. announced
today that the limited edition of the highly-anticipated release of Metal Gear
Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots for the PLAYSTATION 3 will be available in North
America on June 12 exclusively at GameStop, the world’s largest video game and
entertainment software retailer. Additionally, Konami has revealed pricing and
the first images of the final packaging for both the Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of
the Patriots Standard Edition and Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
Limited Edition.

ABOUT METAL GEAR SOLID 4: GUNS OF THE PATRIOTS
STANDARD EDITION

Marking the return of Hideo Kojima’s legendary tactical espionage action series,
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots features a cinematic experience and
visual masterpiece that will redefine this landmark franchise as a revolutionary
game for the PLAYSTATION 3 system. The game is the final chapter in the saga of
Solid Snake which sends him around the world in pursuit of his arch nemesis,
Liquid Ocelot. Armed with new gadgets and abilities, Solid Snake must shift the
tides of war into his favor, using the chaos of the battlefield to infiltrate
deep into enemy territory. In his globetrotting final mission, Snake must sneak
deep into enemy locations in the Middle East, South America, and other corners
of the earth to foil Liquid Ocelot’s. Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
includes Metal Gear Online "Starter Pack", which is the full and complete
multiplayer component of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots.

Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Standard
Edition will be priced at $59.99 SRP.

ABOUT METAL GEAR SOLID 4: GUNS OF THE PATRIOTS
LIMITED EDITION
Featuring collectible packaging with exclusive artwork by famed Kojima
Productions illustrator Yoji Shinkawa, the Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the
Patriots Limited Edition will contain everything that is included with the
Standard Edition as well as an additional Blu-ray disc featuring two "making of"
documentaries. The documentaries will include extensive interviews with Metal
Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima and the Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
Soundtrack CD. The Limited Edition will be available exclusively at GameStop.

Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Limited
Edition will be priced at $84.99 SRP.

ABOUT METAL GEAR SOLID 4: GUNS OF THE PATRIOTS
PRE-SELL PROGRAM

A special pre-sale program of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots will be
offered at participating retailers. This pre-sell entitles customers that
pre-order either edition, a copy of the Metal Gear Saga Vol. 2 DVD (while
supplies last). Featuring extensive original video content the DVD primarily
focuses on the interconnected history between all of the "Snakes": Big Boss
(Naked Snake), Liquid Snake, Solidus Snake, and of course, Solid Snake. The DVD
also contains a compendium of the Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
trailers. Additionally, each DVD allocated during this pre-order period will
contain a unique voucher code that will enable the consumer to download the
Metal Gear Online Beta. The download of the Beta will be available from April
17th to May 5th and the gameplay will be available from April 21st to May 5th.

"As the most anticipated game to be released for
the PLAYSTATION 3 system this year, we wanted to make sure that no fan of Metal
Gear Solid would be disappointed with the amount of content and gameplay at
their disposal," said Anthony Crouts, Vice President of Marketing for Konami
Digital Entertainment, Inc.

Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots is rated
"M" for Mature by the ESRB.