METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN Gets A New Trailer And The Promise Of More To Come Tonight

Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. has just released a brand new trailer, tonight they’ll debut an all-new demo video showcasing key gameplay elements from the eagerly-awaited METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN. Those who are attending this year’s gamescom will also be able to experience the game’s ‘A Hero’s Way’ mission via a fully playable demo.

With the epic fifth installment of the stealth-action series released on September 1st, the new gameplay video will show all-new footage related to the Mother Base aspect of the game. The specially-created video will detail building options and unique customization elements. The video will also explain the game’s multi-player FOB (Forward Operating Base) feature, wherein users can establish additional bases around the globe to manage captured resources – and demonstrate for the first time – how users can infiltrate other players’ FOB bases to steal resources as well.

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The new trailer gives a full overview of the ground-breaking game, and shows key aspects of the gameplay and its varied characters and scenarios.

The new demo video highlights the strategic heart to METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN. The game itself spans a huge, open world setting and greatly expands the series’ famed sneaking elements. Likewise, a host of new characters – both allies and enemies – tell a story driven by revenge as franchise protagonist Big Boss enters a series of battlefields following the deaths of his colleagues. METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN is brought to vivid life with realistic weather patterns and day/night cycles. Thus, players can adapt their tactics to match the changing environment, creating an intuitive and non-linear gameplay experience.

The demo video will be released this evening at 20:00 CET and shown throughout the duration of the five-day event. It can be viewed via the official METAL GEAR SOLID website:

METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN will be released on September 1st. Gamescom will be held in Cologne from August 5th-9th.