With the state side announcement of Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection, Kojima Productions revealed the details for the Japanese release. The release date in Japan for this collection will be on July 11 exclusively for the PS3 as well. The package as shown below…
comes with the selected Metal Gear games included put on two Blu-ray disks.
The collection contains the following:
[ Games ]
- METAL GEAR
- METAL GEAR 2 SOLID SNAKE
- METAL GEAR SOLID
- METAL GEAR SOLID INTEGRAL (via PSN Code)
- METAL GEAR SOLID 2 HD EDITION
- METAL GEAR SOLID 3 HD EDITION
- METAL GEAR SOLID 4 GUNS OF THE PATRIOTS (Trophy Edition)
- METAL GEAR SOLID PEACE WALKER HD EDITION
[ Interactive Comics ]
- METAL GEAR SOLID BANDE DESSINEE
- METAL GEAR SOLID 2 BANDE DESSINEE
[ Book ]
- METAL GEAR SOLID THE LEGACY BOOK
Also included are two bonus episodes by Ashley Wood as well as a Metal Gear Solid The Legacy Book, with over a hundred pages featuring 25 years of Metal Gear including the cover art done by Yoji Shinkawa.
The price for this collection will run aprox: 7,182 Yen (includes tax) from the Konami Style Japan store. This is clearly intended for collectors so we are unsure as to quantities and availability upon release.
Our affiliate MGS.be informed us that this is the first time that the three HD episodes will be sold together in Japan. Peace Walker HD was was sold seperately in the HD Edition when it was released. Moreover, it is Kojima Productions that handled the remastering of Peace Walker. MGS2 HD and MGS3 HD has been entrusted to Bluepoint Games .
So you may be asking yourself, this is great, so what about a Euro release for Metal Gear Solid The Legacy Collection?!?! Konami of Europe has yet to announce anything yet but we are sure they will in the coming days-weeks. Stay tuned to MGN, we will keep you posted of any further news regarding this collection.