Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Dated

By Andy Mills, 1 year ago
The much-anticipated Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has finally had its release date confirmed today, as well as the announcement of both a "Day One Edition" and "Collector's Edition".

The "Day One Edition" will contain a map (physical copies only) and five pieces of DLC as follows:

- Adam-ska Special Handgun
- Personal Ballistic Shield (Silver)
- Cardboard Box (Wetland)
- Fatigues (Blue Urban Snake Costume)
- METAL GEAR ONLINE XP BOOST
Not bad, but Metal Gear enthusiasts might be expecting a little more. That's where the "Collector's Edition" comes in. As well as containing the above, the "Collector's Edition" will have plenty more goodies in-game and out, including a half-scale replica of Snake's own Bionic Arm!

The full contents are as follows:
- Half Scale Replica of Snake’s Bionic Arm
- Collectible SteelBook
- Behind the Scenes Documentary & Trailers Blu-ray Disc
- MAP
- Exclusive Packaging

DLC items
WEAPON & SHIELD PACK
- Windurger S333 Combat Special Revolver
- Adam-ska Special Handgun
- Maschinen aktische Pistole 5 Weiss Special Handgun
- Rasp Short-Barreled Shotgun Gold
- Personal Ballistic Shield (Olive Drab)
- Personal Ballistic Shield (Silver)
- Personal Ballistic Shield (White)
- Personal Ballistic Shield (Gold)

CARDBOARD BOXES
- Cardboard Box (Rocky Terrain)
- Cardboard Box (All-Purpose Dryland)
- Cardboard Box (Wetland)

SNAKE COSTUMES
- Fatigues (Black Ocelot)
- Fatigues (Gray Urban)
- Fatigues (Blue Urban)
- Fatigues (All-Purpose Dryland)

Other
- ‘VENOM SNAKE’ Emblem

MGO BOOST
- METAL GEAR ONLINE XP BOOST

MGO Items
- Metal Gear Rex Helmet
- AM MRS-4 GOLD Assault Rifle
- WU S. PITSOL GOLD
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Collector's Edition


So when exactly can you get your hands - bionic or otherwise - on this? Well, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will be released on both Xbox 360 and Xbox One on September 1st. Which should give me just enough time to play through the series again.
Credit for this story goes to GunFox85
Andy Mills
Written by Andy Mills
Just one of the fine Newshounds on TrueAchievements. An achievement hunter, and a lover of all kinds of games.