Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence gets Euro release date

Three-disc version of Solid Snake's most recent adventure set to make its European debut later this year.

Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence finally has an approximate release date in Europe. While the game originally launched in the US back in March, European gamers will have to wait until sometime in October to get their hands on it. Konami has announced that the game will be released in a three-disc format on the PlayStation 2, with an enhanced version of the original game, the new online multiplayer mode, and a full CGI Metal Gear Solid 3 movie.

The Subsistence edition of Metal Gear Solid 3 notably adds 3D camera control to the original game, while also letting players view individual cutscenes. The second disc will feature the same online mode as the US release, letting up to eight people compete online using the PlayStation 2 Network Adaptor. Players will also be able to tackle the boss fights separately or play through ports of the original Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2 games from the MSX computer system.

The third disc tells the story of Metal Gear Solid 3 via the game's cutscenes, radio dialogue, and gameplay footage. It will also include the full trailer for Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots. For more on the game, check out GameSpot's full review.

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the_spread
the_spread

We have had to wait a long freaking time. I got online just for this game several months ago, then it got delayed.

TrueWarlord
TrueWarlord

Wow, Europe has to wait a while to get some games.

SOLIDUS_SNAKE
SOLIDUS_SNAKE

wow i actually forgot about this game it came out so long ago. sucks for them.

paper_boy
paper_boy

Best piece of news I've heard all day. I'm super psyched! Go, Europe! =D

rlemmer
rlemmer

This is most brilliant! Delayed, but completely worth it I'm sure. I've been playing MGS3 to death, but want to see these new changes and watch it as a movie and play what came before it all! Yehaa!

Bomberman65
Bomberman65

About freking time. I live in New Zealand and I've been asking at my EBgames for ages when will MGS3S come out. Now I finally get a release date. Woot Woot! Bring it on I say.

Strike_Zer0
Strike_Zer0

Finally. It's about damn time we got a release date. Thank god that we'll be able to just import the US version of MGS4 when that comes out thanks to no region restrictions on the PS3.

Cbordi
Cbordi

WOOHOO!! this game will be so awesome!! ^^,

_Sam_
_Sam_

They had to wait a long time

NickW1
NickW1

nico4 says: Normally japan and american gamers get´s something that europeans won´t get. thats wrong quite often europe gets a lot more extras that the US and japan dont get

Shodan2309
Shodan2309

You guys are in for a treat. MGS 3: Subsistence rocks ass! :)

Smoke0
Smoke0

We only get the third disc as bonus? That´s a rip off. Anyway, can´t wait to the game is released

Nico4
Nico4

rynmls: wooo why does europe got all the right guds and stuffs... Normally japan and american gamers get´s something that europeans won´t get. Beside that, when games are converted to PAL (the system europe is using) they sometimes lose some of the features that was found in the other versions (like Capcom did with Resident Evil 2) It´s nice to see that Hideo Kojima rewards the europeans for waiting longer than japan and america.

lilaznusa
lilaznusa

wooo why does europe got all the right guds and stuffs... 'Cos we always have to wait longer... I so wanted it here in Australia; just glad that it's coming pretty much in time for Christmas!

anamnawshad
anamnawshad

To goomagan There is one for Xbox. MGS-2 Substance GS score 8.7 I must say MGS is awesome. Some day I'll buy a PS-2 just for MGS series :D Why so much wait for the Europeans! My 3rd world country Bangladesh got this game months ago! :)

solidte
solidte

yes in the ops2m of aus it also confirmed the exact date as october

rynmls
rynmls

wooo why does europe got all the right guds and stuffs...

goomagan
goomagan

why konami is always favoring ps 2?how bout the xbox?wont there be a xobx version of this game?nt that i hate ps2..infact ps2 is one of my fav consoles arround..but..how bout peeps who only have the xbox but love metal gear series at the same time..will there ever be a release in xbox?this is really sad..to me,for the xbox owners who love the metal gear series,will have having rest of the days a sad one till the game is out in xbox..peace out..

201090er
201090er

Good thing I played MSG3 borrowed from my cousin, now I can have the game and a slice of extra content.

thepeter
thepeter

i would be a god on a european server! ...thats what my mom told me...

juvinwo1
juvinwo1

good, im glad our european friends can have some fun too:)

Jrock7
Jrock7

For one. The "Three-disc version of Solid Snake's most recent adventure set to make its European debut later this year," is wrong. It's Big Boss, not Solid Snake. Other than that I kinda wish We got the features they're getting. I guess when you get the game last the more things you get. It's really late though. I'm already ready for MGS4 to come out. Who cares about MGS3 when MGS4 comes out.

TraiklinX3
TraiklinX3

by the time this comes out mgs 4 is going to be out. (sarcasm) you may end up being right. Since the games are supposed to be region free, people in europe might be able to pick up a copy of MGS4 in the US before MGS3 even get's released.

Donkeljohn
Donkeljohn

About time! I thoroughly enjoyed that title when it came out in the US.

SGTMUS
SGTMUS

by the time this comes out mgs 4 is going to be out. (sarcasm)

Zeke_Link
Zeke_Link

Atleast we get the 3rd Disc...

diesil
diesil

the queen of england will bow before me when they get that game hahaha

supreme_dar
supreme_dar

the extra content obviously is the MGS4 trailer. Other then that, it seems the same package.

toment
toment

Cocker makes it sound like there's more content in this edition than the US edition. Is it so?

supreme_dar
supreme_dar

you think that's [url=http://www.gamefaqs.com/console/ps2/data/583527.html]long ...[/url] for RPG's the normail waiting times is 2 yrs from JP release and 1 year from US release. So not only do we have to wait longer for games..... they cost more as well.... [insert angry sony fanboy rant form hotspot.... EURO-style!!!]

lordxymor
lordxymor

"The third disc tells the story of Metal Gear Solid 3 via the game's cutscenes, radio dialogue, and gameplay footage. It will also include the full trailer for Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots." so?

blasto65_basic
blasto65_basic

lordxymor Wow 3 discs? Probably DVD5s but so much for those who think DVD9 is more than enough. DId you even read what it comes with.

Viquist
Viquist

WOW that's a long wait time... and a few extra goodies to eat up too... that is lucky

blaze85_1
blaze85_1

Anybody know if it comes with a pre-order gift (like the MGS Saga DVD:))?

lordxymor
lordxymor

Wow 3 discs? Probably DVD5s but so much for those who think DVD9 is more than enough.

SNKrock
SNKrock

i feel bad for europe, thats a long time from the japanese release!

OmegaOrtega
OmegaOrtega

SUCKERS! LoL, just kidding. Enjoy. I love Subsistence.

nuttybar
nuttybar

Yes!!! Finally, its been waaay too long

KnarfKenobi
KnarfKenobi

Awesome. It's only a long time to wait...

Cool-AN
Cool-AN

solsub: Welcome, to Europe.

solsub
solsub

It took this long to reach Europe? Wow...