Konami has unveiled the official release date and more details on SCENE Expansion, the latest Metal Gear Online expansion pack for the ultimate squad-based, tactical shooter based on the popular Metal Gear Solid franchise. SCENE Expansion will be available separately for $9.99 and offered as a bundle with the second expansion MEME for $14.99 as well as all three expansion packs - GENE, MEME and SCENE Expansion for just $17.99 on March 17, 2009 via Metal Gear Online's in-game shop and Konami's shop ( https://my.konami.net/mgo). Starting March 10th, 2009, gamers who pre-purchase SCENE Expansion will receive a special "cardboard man" head gear for free!
SCENE Expansion and the additional Metal Gear Online expansion packs will contain a vast amount of content that are sure to thrill and entertain Metal Gear Online players - which include new maps, special characters, new skills, new gear, rules, the ability to play as a customizable characters, and more.
Please find new details and more information on the content of SCENE Expansion below:
• 2 new special characters
o Raiden - A cyborg warrior endowed with superior physical abilities. He is agile, runs fast
and uses a high frequency blade. This character is suitable for close-range hand-to-hand
Raiden's Special Weapons:
o High Frequency Blade
o Throwing Knives (Raiden and Vamp can perform headshots by throwing knives)
Raiden's Special items:
o VISOR (item can be used opened and closed)
Raiden's Special Actions:
o He moves very quickly and can jump to high places where ordinary soldiers would
need a co-op boost to reach high grounds.
o He can also fall from high places and land without taking any damage.
o When his High Frequency Blade is drawn, Raiden can deflect frontal attacks.
o The High Frequency Blade can be switched to a non-lethal mode - by using the
rear of the blade.
o All stage traps will be displayed on Raiden's VISOR display when the VISOR is
o Vamp - Immortal and a master of Knives. He's agile, runs incredibly fast and is great at
close-range hand-to-hand combat.
Vamp's Special Weapons:
o Combat Knife
o Throwing Knife
Vamp's Special Actions:
o He's able to move quickly and jump to hard to reach places.
o Can also fall from high places without taking damage.
o Whenever Vamp is defeated during the game, he is resurrected at the same
• New Rule - A new game type that will be available to everyone as a global update to Metal
Gear Online with or without the expansion pack.
o Solo Capture (SCAP): Free-For-All Match with no team divisions,
o The player who is able to keep possession of the target object (Kerotan frog) and
lets the timer reach zero will be the winner.
o Only one Kerotan per match will be available.
o The Kerotan will also reset to its original location if a player does not touch the
object for an extended period of time.
o Defeating players who do not possess the Kerotan will not grant characters
points, but will reduce the time of the defeated player.
• Special New Gear - Players can customize their avatar with playful new gear. Some of this
new gear includes:
o Bikini Outfit
o Haven Trooper Uniform Set
o Resistance Uniform Set
o Clown Face Paint
o Hockey Mask
o Mohawk Wig
o Short Cut Wig
o Robbie (Silent Hill character)
• MGO Codec Pack 2
o 33 different voices and phrases of unique characters are included
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