Konami delisted MGS3 3D Nintendo 3DS eShop Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty and Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater for archival footage license renewal temporarily

Konami has announced that many versions of Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty and Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater are being temporarily delisted digitally, including Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D on Nintendo 3DS. The delisting begins today and is being done so that Konami can renew licenses for “select historical archive footage used in-game.” There is no projected date for when the games are expected to return to digital storefronts, but Konami asks for your “patience and understanding” until they return.

Here is a full listing of Metal Gear Solid 2 and 3 games that will be delisted temporarily, including Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D on Nintendo 3DS:

  • PlayStation®3 METAL GEAR SOLID 2 SONS OF LIBERTY HD EDITION
  • PlayStation®3 METAL GEAR SOLID 3 SNAKE EATER HD EDITION
  • PlayStation®3 METAL GEAR SOLID HD EDITION
  • PlayStation®Vita METAL GEAR SOLID 2 SONS OF LIBERTY HD EDITION
  • PlayStation®Vita METAL GEAR SOLID 3 SNAKE EATER HD EDITION
  • PlayStation®Vita METAL GEAR SOLID HD COLLECTION
  • PlayStation™Now METAL GEAR SOLID HD COLLECTION
  • Xbox 360 METAL GEAR SOLID HD EDITION: 2 & 3
  • Nintendo 3DS METAL GEAR SOLID SNAKE EATER 3D
  • GOG.com METAL GEAR SOLID 2 SUBSTANCE
  • NVIDIA® SHIELD™ METAL GEAR SOLID 2 HD for SHIELD TV
  • NVIDIA® SHIELD™ METAL GEAR SOLID 3 HD for SHIELD TV

Meanwhile, there is a report that a remake of Metal Gear Solid 3 is in development at Virtuos, in addition to Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima allegedly being back on Silent Hill again.

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John Friscia
Head Copy Editor for Enthusiast Gaming, Managing Editor at The Escapist. I'm a writer who loves Super Nintendo and Japanese role-playing games to an impractical degree. I really miss living in South Korea. And I'm developing the game Boss Saga!

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