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A Bunch Of Classic Metal Gear Games Are Coming Back To PC

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Konami announced this morning that the original Metal Gear, Metal Gear Solid, and Metal Gear Solid 2 are all headed back to PC via the GOG storefront, alongside the Konami Collector’s Series: Castlevania & Contra collection.

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The three Metal Gear games had all previously been on PC back around their original release, but this is the first time they’re being made easily available again through a modern digital storefront. Here’s the quick rundown:

  • Metal Gear (1987 MSX/NES, 1990 MS-DOS): $6
  • Metal Gear Solid (1999 PlayStation, 2000 Windows): $10
  • Metal Gear Solid 2 (2001 PlayStation 2, 2003 Windows): $10

In particular, Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty’s PC port had extra content and was re-named Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance (which came to Xbox and back to PS2 as well). Some of the extra content included collectible dog tags, and a new mode with hundreds of VR missions and remixed versions of existing missions, and a mini-story campaign where you play as Solid Snake.

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Of course, the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection on PS3, Xbox 360, and Vita also had most of this stuff and was in HD. It makes sense that a company once called Good Old Games is getting the original versions, but it’s past time for an HD collection of all of this stuff on modern platforms.

What A Perfect Time To Check Out Our Metal Gear Retrospectives:

Kotaku staff writer. You can reach him at ethan.gach@kotaku.com

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I never bought a PS3, and the only thing I want to play from that console is MGS4 =(