Solid Snake was the first Xbox One star to appear at today's Microsoft press conference.
The platform holder kicked off its event with a lengthy trailer demonstrating the open world gameplay of the upcoming stealth action game.
Using the new Fox engine, Metal Gear Solid V offers realtime weather and passage of time, plus open-ended worlds that lets players choose how they take down their enemies.
The trailer also introduced some of the new returning characters, including Ocelot and the new Solid Snake voiced by Kiefer Sutherland.
Don Mattrick and Hideo Kojima confirmed that Metal Gear Solid V will be released for Xbox One.