Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes gets an update

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Konami has recently announced that they have shipped out one million copies of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes and to celebrate they will be releasing an update that unlocks two platform exclusive missions: the Deja vu Mission and the Jamais Vu mission.  The Deja vu mission, originally launched exclusively for PlayStation platforms, is referred to as a "throwback" mission and is based on missions from the original Metal Gear Solid, even letting you play as a low polygon version of Solid Snake as you recreate key scenes from the original game.

As for the Jamais Vu mission, the Xbox platform exclusive mission, this is a reference to the game SNATCHER and you must defeat the Snatchers after they're dropped into Camp Omega, but instead of Snake you play as Raiden and utilize his High-Frequency Blade instead of firearms.  Not bad, I tend to prefer blades anyway.


Konami and Kojima to celebrate one million GROUND ZEROES copies shipped by unlocking platform exclusive missions in upcoming update


El Segundo, CA ?? Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced a patch and an update for METAL GEAR SOLID V: GROUND ZEROES. In celebration of one million copies shipped worldwide, Kojima Productions has announced that its latest title update will unlock and allow all users to access the Déjà vu and Jamais Vu platform exclusive missions. The update will be available from May 1st.

Originally launched exclusively for PlayStation platforms, the Déjà vu mission, often referred to as a ??throwback?? mission, is based on missions from the original METAL GEAR SOLID game and lets users play as a pixelated, low polygon Solid Snake. To progress in the mission, players must recreate the key scenes. As a reward, players will see flashbacks to the previous game.

??Jamais Vu??, the Xbox platform exclusive mission, references the 1988 game, ??SNATCHER,?? the second video game written and directed by Hideo Kojima. In the mission, the menacing bioroid ??Snatchers?? are dropped into Camp Omega to kill and steal the identities of everything they come in contact with. To kill off these enemies, players need a hero other than Snake??enter Raiden, the superhuman ninja cyborg from previous METAL GEAR titles, including most recently METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE. This time, Raiden dispenses with his High-Frequency Blade in favor of heavy weaponry to completely annihilate the ??Snatcher?? threat.

METAL GEAR SOLID V: GROUND ZEROES is the prologue in the METAL GEAR SOLID V Experience. The prologue primes gamers for the massive story and gameplay experience to come in METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN, which will be released at a future date.

METAL GEAR SOLID V: GROUND ZEROES is available at retail stores now on PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems, as well as the Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system, and the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft for the MSRP of $29.99. Alternatively, for PlayStation®4 and Xbox One users, the game can be downloaded for $29.99 suggested retail price. PlayStation®3 and Xbox 360 users can also choose to download the game for $19.99 SRP. 
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