METAL GEAR™ ONLINE DEMO NOW AVAILABLE ON THE PLAYSTATION NETWORK

Additionally, Purchasers of Retail Metal Gear Online™ - MEME Expansion Will Be Eligible to Win One of 1,200 Limited Edition In-Game Metal Gear Online T-Shirts

Konami has released a free demo of the ultimate squad, tactical shooter based on the popular Metal Gear Solid® Universe. A limited version of the Metal Gear Online game is now available exclusively on the PlayStation® Network. This demo is only playable on PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment systems that do not have a previously installed and registered retail copy of Metal Gear Online. A must for anyone who wants to experience the Metal Gear Universe, this demo showcases the multiplayer aspect of the series including specialization skills, the new Sons of Patriot (SOP) system, online play and so much more.

Additionally, Metal Gear fans can now purchase Metal Gear Online - MEME Expansion and have the opportunity to win a limited edition, Metal Gear Online Happy New Year T-Shirt. MEME Expansion contains a vast amount of content including new maps, special characters, new skills, new customizable characters, funny avatar parts and more. 1,200 randomly selected players will win one of three different styled in-game shirts, which will be distributed on January 5th, 2009. Metal Gear Online is available for a SRP of $9.99 through MGOnline's in-game shop. For more information please visit: http://www.konami.com.

Assets can be found on the Konami download media site: http://www.konami-data.com/pr/index.php

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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