Konami announced that Metal Gear Solid 2 & 3 are going to be temporarily delisted starting November 8th across digital platforms. The temporary delisting is due to Konami working on renewing licenses for historical archive footage found in each game. Check out the full lineup of games affected below:

*** [Important Notification] Temporary removal of METAL GEAR SOLID 2 and METAL GEAR SOLID 3 from digial storefronts (PlayStation®3, Xbox 360, Nintendo 3DS, etc.)

Thank you for playing the METAL GEAR series.

We are currently working on renewing the licenses for select historical archive footage used in-game, therefore, we have made the temporary decision to begin suspending the sale of METAL GEAR SOLID 2, METAL GEAR SOLID 3 and all products that include these games from digital storefronts globally starting from November 8th, 2021.

We sincerely ask for your patience and understanding as we work towards making these products available for purchase once again.

Thank you for your continued support of the METAL GEAR series.

Which products will be temporarily removed?

  • PlayStation®3

    • METAL GEAR SOLID 2 SONS OF LIBERTY HD EDITION

    • METAL GEAR SOLID 3 SNAKE EATER HD EDITION

    • METAL GEAR SOLID HD EDITION

  • PlayStation®Vita

    • METAL GEAR SOLID 2 SONS OF LIBERTY HD EDITION

    • METAL GEAR SOLID 3 SNAKE EATER HD EDITION

    • METAL GEAR SOLID HD COLLECTION

  • PlayStation™Now

    • METAL GEAR SOLID HD COLLECTION

  • Xbox 360

    • METAL GEAR SOLID HD EDITION: 2 & 3

  • Nintendo 3DS

    • METAL GEAR SOLID SNAKE EATER 3D

  • GOG.com

    • METAL GEAR SOLID 2 SUBSTANCE

  • NVIDIA® SHIELD™

    • METAL GEAR SOLID 2 HD for SHIELD TV

    • METAL GEAR SOLID 3 HD for SHIELD TV

*Some of the above titles are not available in some countries and regions

These titles should be back on their respective platforms in the near future. Konami is rumored to have more plans for the Metal Gear Solid series and details may be found here. Stay tuned at Final Weapon for the latest Japanese gaming news and updates!

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