Metal Gear Solid V has 'vast' multiplayer mode

Creator Hideo Kojima says Metal Gear Online planned for upcoming open-world action game; will be developed collaboratively at Los Angeles studio.


Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will include a "vast" multiplayer mode, creator Hideo Kojima has confirmed in a new interview with CVG. He explained that this new mode will be developed by Kojima Productions' recently established Los Angeles studio in collaboration with the company's main outfit in Japan.

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"Yes, we plan on creating Metal Gear Online," Kojima said. "Multiplayer right now is being created at our LA studio as well as us. We're working closely to create a vast multiplayer for all the fans."

No further information about the open-world game's multiplayer mode was divulged.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is currently in development for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. It will feature real-time weather, new stealth options, various modes of transportation (tanks, horses, cars), and is said to offer "unparalleled strategic freedom."

Kojima also recently revealed that the final version of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will look better than the trailer shown off during Microsoft's E3 briefing on Monday.

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nedd says mgo is best online game ever tsne was best mode on the game have to bring it back

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MGS4 Multiplayer was amazinggggggggg. Idc even if they made it exactly like it

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@FinesseGod I couldn't agree more man. TSNE, RES, CAP. And Survival. Legendary

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I hope we can use porno mags again to distract the other players.

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MGO 2 was awesome

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Give us co-op (miller or ocelot)

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@super_voltron REMEMBER we are rebuilding an army

so mostly the new MSF or rather Diamond Dogs will be available as on Peace WALKER it was the MOther Base crew

maybe even some MaIN characters like Quiet or some unannounced characters if there are any

but that would be cool NOT necessary but Cool

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@super_voltron Miller is still missing an arm so he probably wouldn't be a co op partner. Ocelot maybe but random soldier #3 is more likely.

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The more I see of this game the less I'll miss hayter.

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@forkandplate I will always miss david but yes the game does look great.

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MGO 1 & 2 were the best games I've ever played..

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@aidsta for me it was 1 and 3 . 4 did have the best final boss battle

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...and then will shut down the servers 2 years later.

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please, no Konami ID bullshit

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Damn it Kojima, you forgot to plan a port for the PC!

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@CaptainKrunch10 He already Confirmed PC Version already :D Use Google!

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i love you hideo kojima honestly iam not interested with nmultiplayer mode ...i wanna play solo copaign ....cant to see my dear snanke big boss is back i wanaa breath the new experience of huge open world with unlimit gameplay and a plenty stuff,missions sidequest and deeper stealth reality and more,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,heyaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

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I would keep both types of MP the new one they are developing (free roam) and the one from MGS4 that would make a lethal MP experiance

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Alot of you guys posting must not have played MGS4s multiplayer. If you have you would want that back not some GTA4 free roam. People already say this game is copying that game and asassins creed.

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@tbutera23 shut up and dont quote of shitty game like AC to MGS .

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First of all don't tell me to shut up. I'm not quoting anything. I'm saying that everyone is comparing this game to Assassins Creed, GTA, and Red Dead Redemption. Why don't you read before you reply next time.

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Awesome, I just hope it doesn't dumb down singleplayer in any way at all.

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@DamnILoveGames MGS4 had multiplayer and didn't feel like it took away from the experience.

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@ruisan101 @DamnILoveGames Yeah I suppose so, but if you skipped through the cutscenes you could beat it in about 4 hours.

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@Leon_Kennedy9 @jecomans @DamnILoveGames What do you mean? In my last post I specifically said 'I really enjoyed MGS4 story wise and I liked the gameplay too'. Unless you were directing that at jecomans in which case nevermind.

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@jecomans @DamnILoveGames i would have to disagree. i loved mgs4 but to his, his own i suppose. however i do trust kojima to make a stellar game

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@jecomans I really enjoyed MGS4 story wise and I liked the gameplay too. I just didn't feel there was enough of it. Hopefully this will change that being open world and all.

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@DamnILoveGames I was really hoping for a return to top form in the MGS series after MGS4, which was a horrible disappointment in a well-loved series for me. So far I'm not sure MGS5 is really doing it. I'm uncertain now about Kojima and what he'll do with an open-world; though as you mention, it does imply that this time the gameplay component will be longer than the cut-scenes at least.

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A multiplayer similar to GTA4 would be great, I mean using the open-world thing with friends too is awesome.

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Multiplayer is welcome as long as it doesn't detract at all from what this game is all about, single player.

Make a CoD move towards a strong MP focus, adding a tacked on SP imitation and this one goes to my "never buy" list.

MP can be a blessing and a curse, it can make a game better or simply ruin it.

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I feel like since it's being made by the branch studio were still going to get a supreme mgs title. Although I don't know how they can top mgs4.

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I think hayter's voice was too exaggerated, right now it seems more realistic whit keifer sutherland

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@bababubab Don't you find it weird that David Hayter was at E3 when he has nothing to do with the game or the press? I doin't think he was voicing any other characters for games lately, but I could be wrong.

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@Biggs613 @bababubab maybe he'll do a little cameo with a flashback or something like that

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Free roam for this game plus the added bonus of the stealth (as always) makes it a really amazing game. So far I cannot wait for this game to come out. Once again i do believe that Kojima has set the bar. Once MGS5 comes out hopefully itll be better than the trailer seems to be. So far I'm really excited and anticipating it to be one of the best.

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It would be really cool if the multi-player involved a free-roam of the whole open world and you would end up running in to other players in the world and either choose to try and kill them or team up and ambush somebody for evil purposes or something.

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@zeronem GTA IV really set the bar with free roam, I agree that it would be a fun feature for this.

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@gww101 Have to disagree there, that title belongs to GTASA and Just Cause 2. Both games superior to GTAIV in free roaming.

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@jagcivtec @gww101 Red dead redemption, best MP lobby ever!

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would be awesome if it tied into the campaign. Like how as big boos you're the leader of a private militia so the Multiplayer is you and a few of your militia soldiers doing an infiltration mission in order to secure supplies for "Mother Base" ala Peace Walker. And by doing online matches it helps you build up "Mother Base" in the Campaign. Now THAT would be awesome. I'd much prefer that to a competative MP

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So what are "ground Zeros" and "the phantom pain" two separate games or the one game?

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I am looking forward to seeing what they can do with MP on the next gen consoles, It looks like games are heading away from the Tact on team death match MP modes and going for more of a blend of SP and MP in there open worlds.

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Looks really good,top of the line quality.

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one word AMAZING

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Guys you're freaking me out when you didn't include PC among the consoles the game will be released on..."Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is currently in development for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4"

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Hayter is upset. You can tell by his recent tweets, and I don't even blame the guy. Kojima didn't even tell Hayter that he wouldn't be playing snake. Hayter found out he wasn't playing snake the same way we all did.

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I still can't get over why that lady, who's supposedly a soldier, is wearing a mini-bikini. Yeah I know it's hot, but really??

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looks good but there are too many games this year, i might pick it up for 20-30$

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The girl on the pic reminds me a lot of Michelle Rodriguez. O_o lol