'Metal Gear Solid V' Gameplay Previewed, Exclusive PlayStation 4 Mission Announced


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Earlier this month, Konami clarified its upcoming launch of Metal Gear Solid V. The game will first appear on consoles as Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, a lower-priced prologue that will be released sometime in spring 2014. The game that will lead into the events of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain later next year.

Last night at Sony's big PlayStation 4 launch event, Hideo Kojima, the creator of the Metal Gear series, announced that the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 versions of Ground Zeroes will come with an exclusive mission.

Titled "Déjà Vu," the mission will re-create gameplay from the original Metal Gear Solid, including the botched rescue of DARPA chief Donald Anderson. Players will be able to play the content in the guise of the Solid Snake seen in Metal Gear Solid, complete with his low poly count and pixelated face.

In addition to the exclusive content, Konami today also released a 12-minute gameplay video for Ground Zeroes narrated by Kojima Productions co-Producer Sean Eyestone. The video is of a mission titled "Day," and it shows off more open-world nature of Metal Gear Solid V. Mostly, though, it shows that the game is still very much a Metal Gear Solid title: