Mother Base-Themed Metal Gear Solid 5 Trailer Coming This Week

Video will highlight "all-new footage," including a first look at multiplayer FOB resource-stealing gameplay.

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Metal Gear fans won't want to miss Gamescom.

Konami on Monday announced that it will launch a new trailer for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain during the big-time European gaming show on Wednesday, August 5. People at the show itself, meanwhile, can play an Afghanistan mission called "A Hero's Way."

Gamescom marks the first time The Phantom Pain will be playable to the public. The show runs August 5-9.

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As for the new Phantom Pain trailer, it will highlight "all-new footage" for the game's Mother Base component and more. Here is Konami's official description.

"The specially created video will detail building options and unique customization elements," it said. "The video will also explain the game's multiplayer FOB (Forward Operating Base) feature, wherein users can establish additional bases around the globe to manage captured resources--and demonstrate for the first time--how users can infiltrate other players' FOB bases to steal resources as well."

Konami adds that the video is meant to highlight The Phantom Pain's "strategic heart."

Last week, series creator Hideo Kojima shared the Mother Base image you see embedded here. It's likely that this will be the Mother Base on display in the upcoming trailer.

According to GameSpot's sources, Kojima will leave Konami after the game ships on September 1. Just recently, a Nikkei report exposed the troubling culture inside of Konami.

For a closer look at The Phantom Pain, check out some images in the gallery below.

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jb34304

I don't know about anyone else, but I am so conflicted on to whether to buy or boycott this game. Yea it is Hideo Kojima's Swan song and his legacy, but they way they are kicking his team out the door is deplorable.

It seems straight out of the E3 2015 trailer. Strip the language and erase the borders. Erasing names on a Helicopter as you would a logo of a studio on artwork.

The game studio that helped create the game is not even credited with creating the game, and every place where Hideo Kojima name would be has been essentially "purged" from the entire game. As well as every future Metal Gear game if they choose to continue making them. Konami even claims that Hideo Kojima will still work with them on future titles.

DANNY D PLEASE GOD DO A "THE POINT" EPISODE ON THIS! PLEASE!!!

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Bond_Villain

MGS5 gets any better than this I will EXPLODE!!!!!

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Printul_Noptii

I can't believe this epic game will be finally here in 1 month :O

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redshadow

God I can't wait for this game to come out, just to see everyone's reaction when they find out Quiet is really trans Chico, and that was the reason Kojima was pushing the whole over sexualization of her and her play art figure.

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Calafan

He is leaving after September 1st?! What about us who are patiently waiting 2 additional weeks for the PC version!? I hope the PC edition will be as good as its glorious demo that I dumped 50 or so hours into.

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Merseyak

@Calafan: Its actually been moved to match console release now :)

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DaVillain-

Sorry but I'm gonna lay low on these trailers since the game is just one month away release.

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jb34304

@davillain-: Trust me the E3 '15 long version is worth it. It's similar to the Red Band version of the MGS5 @ E3 2013. If you happened to like that one, this one is just as intense. You will look like homer drooling over a doughnut after watching it.

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Aaron_R

@davillain-: i don't want to watch the trailer too, but i don't think i can't hold myself from it o_o

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@davillain-: So you opened the article just to tell us that? Aww thanks :D

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DaVillain-

@NTenseify: My pleasure. Happy to help as possible :-)

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Matt1Williams

Damn MGS PP and Mafia 3 trailer on Wednesday? It's going to be a lovely day.

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Overachiever89

Seems a little late to continue to release teasers. The game will be out in just a few weeks and they're still just making reveals and teaser trailers

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marcos_d2

"Out of sight, out of mind". That's all about advertising and it reflects to .... ..... ...... SELLING more!

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KaalKurayami

Can't wait to play this awesome game!

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solid_snake1461

Aw, just go on and release the game already...... These teasers are killing me.