Metal Gear Survive Single-Player Mode Shown Off In New Trailer

Buildin' bases and fightin' things.

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Now Playing: Metal Gear Survive - Official Single Player Gameplay Commentary Trailer

Even though Hideo Kojima is no longer at Konami, the publisher is working on a new Metal Gear game. Metal Gear Survive is a spin-off from Metal Gear Solid V, and today, Konami revealed a lot more information about the title, including details about its single-player campaign.

Although Metal Gear Survive is being positioned primarily as a cooperative, zombie-killing action game, it also has a full single-player mode. In a new video, game producer Yuji Korekado explained that the mode is based on MGSV gameplay with a bigger emphasis on survival. This will entail building up your Base Camp and ensuring that you collect enough food and water.

In addition, you have to collect materials throughout the world to craft better items needed for combat and exploration. For example, you need to build an oxygen tank so that you can explore outside of Base Camp. There's even a story justification for items scattered across the world: they are sucked through a wormhole from MGSV's world and thrown into Metal Gear Survive.

As seen in the video embedded above, base-building is a big part of the game, and you can build structures, tools, and even farms throughout it. The zombie-like enemies will mount random attacks on the base, so it's important to strengthen it as much as possible.

Today, Konami also announced that a cooperative beta will be available for the game on PS4 and Xbox One that'll run from January 18-21. The full game launches on February 20 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

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I hadn't really been following this game and had no idea it also had a single-player. Good to hear.

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You know the game is going to be riddled with microtransactions

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wonder if the comments change if it gets 9/10?

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IgotHigh13 going to buy this game... Yeah right Lol. How can they call this metal gear? If konami wants this crap to sell they and going to have to put the price point at$25 and change the name.

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Oh how the great have fallen...

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Seems like one of those "free" mobile game, i bet i will be full of microtransactions.....

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This looks like a lousy cash grab attempt. Couldn’t they have just done a remake of MGS1? That would have been easy money too

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You could have done ANYTHING with this series. This was not it...

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Zombies? I'm out.

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I don't know whether I buy this game or not. But I prefer this over that Death Stranding.

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@dorog1995: You prefer this game over Death Stranding? You're out of your MIND!

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@dorog1995: Don't

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This game is going into the crap pile with no man sky and destiny.

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This could come out as 10 out of 10 in GS, IGN or anywhere else, but I STILL wouldn't buy it.

You Reap What You Sow Konami!

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@edussz: There is no way this game is going to come close to a 10.

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This actually looks like it would be a lot of fun.

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@cfscorpio: Just hope they balance it perfectly so that it doesn't force players to just grinding.

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This feels a lot like Umbrella Corps. A game nobody asked for, a game nobody wanted, and a game that has nothing to do with the franchise it's a part of.

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@jinzo9988: Have you ever seen umbrella corps ?

This games looks much better and plays much better than it.(Which also didn't have any real story mode)

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@jinzo9988: except this looks like it might be good.

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@cfscorpio: Actually it doesn't. But to each their own

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@imajinn: hmm I see the incredible gameplay of MGSV combined with fun looking survival elements. Not sure what you saw.

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@cfscorpio: Low standards is all I see.

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Well, it has that C&C: Renegade vibe. But feels really uninspired.

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This game and Dead Rising 4 , which is worse?

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Best Metal Gear game ever......

Most Selling game in series ever.....

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Sounds great, I'm in for sure.

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My God this sounds dull and unbelievably uninspired

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Building up a base camp, huh. Kind of like Mother base I guess...

I can think of another term with the word mother in it that many gamers utter hearing the mention of Metal Gear: Survive.


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I'm probably to rent this at least bc I'm a suckers for zombies and base building. I have no connection with the original MGS games, so that doesn't bother me.

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Jesus Christ how can Konami still have the balls to release this uninspired crap after the whole Kojima incident? The game looks as bad as RE: Umbrella Corps and you can bet that microtransactions will be heavily involved.

Have they no sense of propriety?

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Does anyone care?

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Won’t be buying anything from them agian I just keep rest of MGS Series but won’t buy this .Konami said won’t make anymore games expect pes but they liar to you Konami are liars and they suck.

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People shouldn't comment on games they have never played. But this is an exception, it's going to suck loud and hard lets face it.

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Can't be any worse than 2-5.

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@Red_Frog: go back under your bridge, you ugly troll ^^

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@Red_Frog: Nice troll attempt.

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They should have made a new ip the metal gear name will not sell this crap, its a big turnoff to the fans of the series.

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It's everything I never wanted in a MGS game!

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Sweet!! I'll be sure to not buy it.

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Doesn't sound very exciting at all. I get the feeling the game's designed to be similar to mobile games where resources are going to take forever to reappear to entice you into spending money for boosters. With the focus on base fortification to fend off random attacks, I'll bet you attacks will happen more often than not to frustrate the player to finally cave in and start spending real money. Metal Gear meets Clash of Clans...

Seriously, this is the Metal Gear no one asked for.

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@JustPlainLucas: and dont forget its probably gonna have microtransactions

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If it wasn't called Metal Gear, there would be a lot less controversy around it. Me, I'm watching this one. If the single player is decent, I'll be excited.

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@93ChevyNut: If it was on android and iOS, there would be no controversy at

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@93ChevyNut: Same

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next mgs bring in tomokazu fukushima seriously he helped write the games just about well everyone it seems i think if anyone understands the story or where to take it its him

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This is going to be like a mobile game, having to wait for resources to play or pay to get them.

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