[edit] Background

Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance is described by the Metal Gear series creator as the essential version of Metal Gear Solid 2. In addition to the ability to play as Solid Snake throughout the entire course of Sons of Liberty, Substance will also allow you to play as several other characters, master over 200 new VR missions, and experience 5 new game episodes.

[edit] Gameplay

Infiltrate enemy territory, avoid battles, and avoid being seen. Use the weapons you find to your advantage to complete your mission. You can use a disguise to fool your enemies and you must use the weapons at your disposal to defeat the bosses as you gradually get closer and closer to finding and destroying Metal Gear. Only then will your mission be complete.

[edit] Features

  • 350+ VR Missions and 150+ Alternate Missions!
  • 5 all-new "Snake Tales" side stories!
  • For the European version, a whole new Skateboarding side game
  • Boss Survival Mode, letting you go head to head against the main games Boss characters
  • Casting Theater Mode, letting you recreate certain cinematics throughout the main game
  • Contains the entire "Sons of Liberty" game

Official URL

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Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance Ships For Xbox

The OTHER Xbox Metal Gear Solid 2 news item for today

Nov 06, 2002, by Leo Chan | 0 comments
Mega Marketing Planned For Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance Xbox

Konami's marketing campaign to include TV, print advertising and online promotions

Nov 06, 2002, by Leo Chan | 2 comments

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Jan 16, 09 8:38am
MGS2:SoL with new features and extras. MetalGearSolid2Substance
Dec 13, 08 10:08am
More missions, new gaming modes. Kojima, you're awesome! MetalGearSolid2Substance
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Really awesome game. I had MGS on PS1 and it was my favorite game on that entire console. MetalGearSolid2Substance
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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Mar 27, 2003 (PC)
    • Mar 3, 2003 (PS2)
    • Nov 5, 2002 (Xbox)
  • Japan: Dec 19, 2002
  • Europe:
    • Mar 28, 2003 (PC)
    • Mar 7, 2003 (Xbox)
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