Konami is preparing to close part of the Metal Gear Solid V servers
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It is through the official website of the Metal Gear license that the Japanese publisher made the ad: the PS3 and Xbox 360 servers of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Bread and a large part of the Metal Servers Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes will retreat on May 31st.
The cleaver fell (in part) for the last titles signed by Hideo Kojima when it was still at Konami: the different online services of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Bread will gradually disappear on PS3 and Xbox 360 through the a well oiled calendar. First of all, today, the microtransactions of the solo mode of the game on these two platforms will no longer be available, then it will be the turn of the DLC of Metal Gear Online to leave the shopping boutiques November 30th. It will then be May 31, 2022 that online modes (basement invasion in solo mode as well as competitive multiplayer mode) will definitely take their retirement.
If for The Phantom Bread, only the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions are affected by this change, it will not be the same for Ground Zeroes: the Japanese publisher has actually served through another communiqué that services Online of the game would be stopped from May 31 too, but both on PS4, PS3, Xbox One and Xbox 360 (the PC version would not be visibly not concerned). As a reminder, the game released at early 2014 did not propose real mode online, but simple rankings to compare the times and scores of players’ missions, which should not too much impact the functioning of the title.
In all cases, Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Bread will remain offline even after the shutdown of the servers concerned, and Konami also specifies that they reserve the right to move forward or back down the previously announced dates. What is a shame, however, is that the on-line basis invasion mode on MGSV: TPP had the main interest of offering the opportunity to collaborate players around the world in order to disarm those equipped with nuclear missiles. And if the players managed to reduce the number of nuclear weapons on the same platform, an exclusive kinematics was then released, showing the various playing protagonists living in a world in peace.
At present on PS3, there would be more than thirty missiles to disarm (against several thousands on PS4 and PC), except that once the online mode will disappear on PS3 and Xbox 360, this kinematics does not Should no longer be unlocked on these versions of the game. There is no more than nine months so that brave players do some household before it’s too late. In any case, the countdown has already begun.