While series director Hideo Kojima may no longer be attached to the Metal Gear series, this doesn’t mean that re-releases and remakes on new gen platforms is out of the question. During this morning’s PlayStation Showcase, Konami was in attendance to reveal that a remake of Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, under its new name Metal Gear Solid Δ: Snake Eater is in active development for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.
The original game offered players an origin story of sorts, centred around the iconic Big Boss during Operation Snake Eater. The remake will star the original voice characters, and seeks to provide players new and former alike a “rich storyline and expansive features of combat survival in harsh environments evolved with unprecedented graphics and immersive sound.
In the lead-up to the remake’s launch, fans can revisit the initial three games in the Metal Gear Solid series through the METAL GEAR SOLID: MASTER COLLECTION Vol. 1. This collection offers players a chance to infiltrate various enemy strongholds worldwide, complete missions with stealth, and experience the captivating cinematic narrative that has been a hallmark of the Metal Gear franchise.
Volume 1 contains three chapters in the series, including the HD Collection version of Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater’s original PlayStation 2 release. The other chapters are Metal Gear Solid itself, and the HD Collection version of Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty.
In making this announcement, the development team also shared the below statement:
Expect to hear more about these releases in the coming months.