KONAMI ANNOUNCES METAL GEAR® ONLINE'S THIRD EXPANSION PACK

Konami today announced SCENE Expansion, the latest Metal Gear Online expansion pack for the ultimate squad based, tactical shooter based on the Metal Gear Solid Universe. Available in March, SCENE is the third Metal Gear Online expansion pack and features a vast amount of new content - including new maps, special characters, new gear and more. In order to make SCENE as accessible as possible, players, for the first time ever, can now use PayPal along with the PlayStation® Network Wallet prepay system as a form of payment. Additionally, players who want to be the first to get their hands on the latest expansion for the popular, multiplayer shooter hit, can pre-order SCENE via MGOnline's in-game shop and Konami's shop ( https://mykonami.net/mgo). All Metal Gear fans who pre-order SCENE will receive the hilarious classic "cardboard man" head gear as a special free gift. Players will be able to pre-order SCENE one week before launch.

Additionally, on February 26, Konami will debut an all-new trailer on the PlayStation® Store that will offer fans a sneak peak of this highly anticipated expansion.

Please find below further details on some of the new content in the expansion pack:

3 New Maps

o Outer Outlet - An Industrial Wasteland, made up of buildings and underground/above ground areas. Suitable for medium to long range attacks.

o Hazard House - An enormous three story mansion. Suitable for close to medium range combat.

o Ravaged Riverfront - Clock Tower, made up of underground, above ground, and under water areas. Suitable for medium to long range combat.

2 new special characters

o Raiden and Vamp - two highly anticipated characters with extraordinary physical abilities and overwhelming offensive power.

Metal Gear Online is the online multi-player experience that is included free in the retail version of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, developed exclusively for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.

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Media Contacts:

For Konami Digital Entertainment

Jay Boor

310-220-8147

Jb27786@konami.com

Bender/Helper Impact

Marisa Gross / Audris Rumaldo

212-689-6360

Marisa_gross@bhimpact.com/Audris_rumaldo@bhimpact.com


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