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Metal Gear Online

US pricing info for the SCENE Expansion.

Konami has unveiled the official release date and more details on SCENE Expansion, the latest Metal Gear Online expansion pack for the ultimate squad-based, tactical shooter based on the popular Metal Gear Solid franchise. SCENE Expansion will be available separately for $9.99 and offered as a bundle with the second expansion MEME for $14.99 as well as all three expansion packs - GENE, MEME and SCENE Expansion for just $17.99 on March 17, 2009 via Metal Gear Online's in-game shop and Konami's shop ( https://my.konami.net/mgo/). Starting March 10th, 2009, gamers who pre-purchase SCENE Expansion will receive a special "cardboard man" head gear for free!

SCENE Expansion and the additional Metal Gear Online expansion packs will contain a vast amount of content that are sure to thrill and entertain Metal Gear Online players - which include new maps, special characters, new skills, new gear, rules, the ability to play as a customizable characters, and more.

Please find new details and more information on the content of SCENE Expansion below:

2 new special characters

o Raiden - A cyborg warrior endowed with superior physical abilities. He is agile, runs fast

and uses a high frequency blade. This character is suitable for close-range hand-to-hand


Raiden's Special Weapons:

o High Frequency Blade

o Throwing Knives (Raiden and Vamp can perform headshots by throwing knives)

Raiden's Special items:

o VISOR (item can be used opened and closed)

Raiden's Special Actions:

o He moves very quickly and can jump to high places where ordinary soldiers would

need a co-op boost to reach high grounds.

o He can also fall from high places and land without taking any damage.

o When his High Frequency Blade is drawn, Raiden can deflect frontal attacks.

o The High Frequency Blade can be switched to a non-lethal mode - by using the

rear of the blade.

o All stage traps will be displayed on Raiden's VISOR display when the VISOR is


o Vamp - Immortal and a master of Knives. He's agile, runs incredibly fast and is great at

close-range hand-to-hand combat.

Vamp's Special Weapons:

o Combat Knife

o Throwing Knife

Vamp's Special Actions:

o He's able to move quickly and jump to hard to reach places.

o Can also fall from high places without taking damage.

o Whenever Vamp is defeated during the game, he is resurrected at the same


New Rule - A new game type that will be available to everyone as a global update to Metal

Gear Online with or without the expansion pack.

o Solo Capture (SCAP): Free-For-All Match with no team divisions,

Game Rules:

o The player who is able to keep possession of the target object (Kerotan frog) and

lets the timer reach zero will be the winner.

o Only one Kerotan per match will be available.

o The Kerotan will also reset to its original location if a player does not touch the

object for an extended period of time.

o Defeating players who do not possess the Kerotan will not grant characters

points, but will reduce the time of the defeated player.

Special New Gear - Players can customize their avatar with playful new gear. Some of this

new gear includes:

o Bikini Outfit

o Haven Trooper Uniform Set

o Resistance Uniform Set

o Clown Face Paint

o Hockey Mask

o Mohawk Wig

o Short Cut Wig

o Shirtless

o Robbie (Silent Hill character)

MGO Codec Pack 2

o 33 different voices and phrases of unique characters are included

Metal Gear Online is the online multi-player player experience that is included free in the retail version of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, developed exclusively for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.

For assets, please visit our media download site at: http://www.konami.com/downloads/

Media Contacts:

For Konami Digital Entertainment

Jay Boor



Bender/Helper Impact

Marisa Gross



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