It seems the noises and speculations were true, as Konami has officially unveiled the Metal Gear Solid 3 remake in its full CGI trailer glory. The discussions of an MGS3 remake have always been up in the air for quite some time. However, after the ugly spat between Konami and the series creator Hideo Kojima, and the company moving into gacha and mobile, many thought these were just rumors. However, after the reveal at PlayStation Showcase 2023, it seems we are not really in a dream. So, let’s look at the details for Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater’s remake.
First Look at Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater Remake
The trailer starts with a close-up look at some ants crawling toward a dead frog, which gets picked up by a parrot, who is then seen zooming through a jungle filled with vines. It crosses an electrified fence and sits on top of a branch floating in the water.
Unfortunately, for our bird friend, a snake problem awaits, but it escapes as the snake gets attacked by a crocodile shortly after. The camera finally pans onto our hero, Naked Snake, hiding in the embrace of the jungle, and the game getting confirmed.
In terms of detail, the developers are tight-lipped at the moment. We still don’t know who is responsible for making the Metal Gear Solid 3 remake. However, judging by how the Japanese publisher has allowed their Silent Hill games to get developed by external developers, we can expect the same treatment for this game.
The official Metal Gear Twitter account released a message from the development team, saying they are committed to providing a faithful remake of the original Hideo Kojima title. They also confirmed the remake to have stunning visuals and a modern user experience, retaining the game design from the 2004 title.
No release date or official gameplay has been revealed. However, Metal Gear Solid 3 Remake, officially called Metal Gear Solid Delta: Snake Eater, will launch on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X/S (confirmed in an official tweet).
Metal Gear Solid: Master Collection Revealed
Alongside the reveal of the Metal Gear Solid 3 Remake, Konami also announced the release of a collection of the first three Metal Gear Solid games. The collection, called Metal Gear Solid: Master Collection Vol. 1, will bundle Metal Gear Solid, MGS 2: Sons of Liberty, and MGS 3: Snake Eater together in one single package.
We still have no confirmation whether the MGS 2 and 3 are the original releases or the Substance and Subsistence launches. However, the team has confirmed that these launches will allow the fans and newcomers to play the game “as they were, as first released on the latest platforms.” This package will launch on August 2023, and PS5 is the only platform confirmed to get it. Konami also officially launched a teaser website for the game.