Konami has just announced the mother of all Metal Gear Solid bundles. Introducing Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection, which will bundle the entirety of Metal Gear in one PlayStation 3 exclusive bundle for release this June. We're talking eight games, two graphic novels and the opportunity to lose your sanity as you get closer to knowing the truth behind Hideo Kojima's world views. Embrace it.
Here's a list of all of the games and assorted content that will be included in the Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection package:
- Metal Gear Solid
- Metal Gear Solid 2: HD Edition
- Metal Gear Solid 3: HD Edition
- Includes Metal Gear ...
- ... and Metal Gear 2
- Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker HD Edition
- Metal Gear Solid: VR Missions
- Metal Gear Solid 4: Trophy Edition
- Two Ashley Wood digital graphic novels
Basically, every single main Metal Gear game from 1990 onwards, barring all of the odd console ports, conversions, and then Metal Gear: Ghost Babel too, is being included in this package. Everything. If you play through the entirety of this collection, you'll be 100% up to date on whatever ridiculous Kojima throws our way in Ground Zeroes or The Phantom Pain. You're not prepared.
President of Konami Digital Entertainment Tomoyuki Tsuboi offered his thoughts on the collection:
"We wanted to give METAL GEAR SOLID fans the opportunity to experience the series from beginning to end, all on one console. With the collection's multiple titles, players can truly see how METAL GEAR SOLID evolved into the critically acclaimed and beloved franchise it is today."
Just... wow. This is too much Metal Gear for any one mortal to handle. No price has been announced, but if these guys can keep it below $60 it won't just be a great deal -- it'll be a miracle of nature. I can't wait to see what Konami and Kojima have put together for us. Expect more news on Konami's Metal Gear Solid 25th Anniversary gift to fans, the Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection bundle exclusive to the PlayStation 3, in June 2013.