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April 8, 2010 – Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC today announced that an exclusive limited edition “Big Boss” Pack for METAL GEAR SOLID®: PEACE WALKER will be available at GameStop locations in the U.S. on June 8, 2010, for $199.99 (MSRP). Packed with premium content, this ultimate fan bundle combines the highly anticipated title from legendary developer Hideo Kojima with a “Camouflage” PSP-3000 system, which was inspired by the Central American setting for the game.
“With a vast lineup of chart-topping, AAA titles, PlayStation and Konami have long been synonymous with compelling gameplay experiences,” said Bob McKenzie, senior vice president of merchandising, GameStop. “As the leading video game and entertainment software retailer, we saw this as a huge opportunity to offer ultimate Metal Gear Solid fans something truly unique. When coupled with exclusive content like the ‘Camouflage’ PSP-3000 system and carrying case, the ‘Big Boss’ Pack is sure to give gaming enthusiasts something to look forward to this summer.”
METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER picks up where METAL GEAR SOLID®3 for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system leaves off as players take control of the legendary soldier Naked Snake. Taking place in 1974, the game features an original game design and story by Mr. Kojima. Added content in the game will allow players access to a camouflage uniform with FOX logos and a Stealth Gun weapon, which will be unlocked early on in the game.
The limited-edition “Big Boss” Pack will include the following:
- “Camouflage” PSP-3000 system
- METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER game on UMD®
- Voucher for in-game content unlockable early on in the game
- PlayStation®Network downloadable movie voucher – title to be announced (UMD will be available for Canadian residents)
- 4GB Memory Stick PRO Duo™
- Premium carrying case
METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER is being developed exclusively for the PSP system by Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. and is amongst the first of several premiere PSP titles from both first and third-party publishers coming in 2010. The stand alone METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER game on UMD, METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER PSP Entertainment Pack and “Big Boss” Pack will each be available on June 8, 2010.