[UPDATE] Speaking with GameTrailers, Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima confirmed that David Hayter will not return for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, but declined to comment on his replacement.
"It's a new type of Metal Gear game and we wanted to have this reflected in the voice actor as well," Kojima said."
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Longtime Snake and Big Boss voice actor David Hayter may not return for the just-announced Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.
Game director Hideo Kojima revealed today that Metal Gear Solid V is both Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain combined. Konami also has confirmed that Metal Gear Solid V is due out for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, though a release date was not provided.
Hayter also wrote the screenplay for 2000's X-Men.