Konami has dropped details on the first Metal Gear Online expansion, known as the "Gene Expansion," on its official web site. The expansion adds some of what you'd expect — three new maps, two new playable characters in Meryl Silverburgh and incompetent incontinent Johnny "Akiba" — and a few things you might not. Included in the expansion, which we don't yet see a price for, is the ability to play as customizable female characters, a "Survival" mode and a Reward Shop for spending your in-game points on new gear. Neat!

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METAL GEAR ONLINE GENE EXPANSION [Konami - thanks, Tw3nty0ne!]