Konami has introduced that it has briefly eliminated the sale of a number of variations of Metallic Gear Strong 2 and Metallic Gear Strong 3 from sale on digital shops.
The short-term removing of the video games is because of Konami needing to resume the licenses for some historic archive footage that’s used within the video games.
“We’re presently engaged on renewing the licenses for choose historic archive footage used in-game, subsequently, now we have made the short-term resolution to start suspending the sale of METAL GEAR SOLID 2, METAL GEAR SOLID 3 and all merchandise that embrace these video games from digital storefronts globally ranging from November eighth, 2021,” defined a put up on Konami’s web site.
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Being faraway from sale are the next video games:
- Metallic Gear Strong 2 Sons of Liberty HD Version on PS3 and PS Vita
- Metallic Gear Strong 3 Snake Eater HD Version on PS3 and PS Vita
- Metallic Gear Strong HD Version on PS3
- Metallic Gear Strong HD Assortment on PS Vita and PS Now
- Metallic Gear Strong HD Version: 2 & 3 on Xbox 360
- Metallic Gear Strong Snake Eater 3D on Nintendo 3DS
- Metallic Gear Strong 2 Substance on GOG.com
- Metallic Gear Strong 2 HD for SHIELD TV on Nvidia Protect
- Metallic Gear Strong 3 HD for SHIELD TV on Nvidia Protect
“We sincerely ask on your endurance and understanding as we work in direction of making these merchandise accessible for buy as soon as once more,” concluded the put up. No timeframe or finish date was given for when the video games will be anticipated to return on the market.
In different recent-ish Metallic Gear information, the servers for Metallic Gear Strong 5 are being taken offline for the PS3 and Xbox 360 variations. DLC will now not be accessible from November 30, and full shutdown will occur subsequent 12 months.
With Konami not publicly engaged on a Metallic Gear Strong sport, leaping into the outdated video games is presently the one method to get some Strong Snake stealth motion. A studio is rumoured to be remaking MGS 3, although.
Matt Purslow is IGN’s UK Information and Leisure Author.