Metal Gear Online Gets Info on Gameplay, Characters, Inspiration and More; News Coming in May

on April 22, 2015 9:10 PM

During a Twitter Q&A the development team of Metal Gear Online, the multiplayer spin-off that will ship with Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, answered a few questions from the fans.

The team is looking to add more playable established characters besides Snake and Ocelot:

There will be more light-heated themed gear like the Metal Gear REX helmet we saw as part of the special edition:

While bullet drop is included, the systems will be rebalanced for multiplayer, so some will differ from the single player game.

Metal Gear Online will have a progression system of its own, but more details will come later:

The team shared a few key phrases that served as inspiration for the game:

The team is aiming for May for the next info blowout:

The maps have been defined “Fairly large:”

Using non-lethal actions will provide some benefits, but details will come at a later time:

If you’re expecting PlayStation Move support, well, that’s not going to happen.

 /  Executive News Editor
Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.