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Rumor Bluepoint to remake several METAL GEAR titles exclusively for PS5 due to Sony/Konami partnership | FF7R for PS5 & PC soon

Enjay

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I feel like if this were true bluepoint studios wouldn't be able to help themselves and make stupid cryptic tweet after stupid cryptic tweet about it for years.
 

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interesting (if true) to see if they can pull off a re2 style reimagining of mgs as an ipsis litteris visual remake wouldn't work.
 
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Nice if true. I wonder how much they can get Kojima involved
Will buy FF7R for PS5 as I waited for a next gen version when it came for PS4

Now I need Death Stranding to get an update and RDR2 for PS5
 
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If it is true... it will be an incredible generation. MGS 1, 2, 3 and 4 would just blow my mind. I love them all but particularly 1 and 3.
 
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MGS games are Multiplat and the original Metal Gear first launched on a Micro Soft Japanese console.
Then the series went on Nintendo consoles, eventually making there way to PS followed by XB consoles.
Bottom line the series is a multiplat franchise.
Metal Gear Solid launched exclusively on PlayStation (later ported to PC)
Metal Gear Solid 2 launched exclusively on PlayStation 2 (later ported to PC and Xbox)
Metal Gear Solid 3 launched exclusively on PlayStation 2 (years later ported to 3DS; and X360 as part of the MGS HD Collection)
Metal Gear Solid 4 remained a PlayStation 3 exclusive
Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker launched exclusively on PlayStation Portable
(later ported to X360 as part of the MGS HD Collection)

The only multiplatform releases from Day 1 were Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain, and even then the majority of the sales were on Sony consoles. PlayStation was not around when Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2 were released.

This is not what a multiplatform franchise looks like.
 
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Kokoloko85

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If this is true its sad because these games should be multiplat.
Sony money hatting the industry is bad for gamers.
Sony should just let their amazing 1st party do the talking. There's no reason for them to money hat multiplats.

Its not like there buying a studio like Bethesda...
MGS is “mostly” a playstation 1st franchise, same as Zone of enders
 

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Metal Gear Solid launched exclusively on PlayStation (later ported to PC)
Metal Gear Solid 2 launched exclusively on PlayStation 2 (later ported to PC and Xbox)
Metal Gear Solid 3 launched exclusively on PlayStation 2 (years later ported to 3DS; and X360 as part of the MGS HD Collection)
Metal Gear Solid 4 remained a PlayStation 3 exclusive
Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker launched exclusively on PlayStation Portable
(later ported to X360 as part of the MGS HD Collection)

The only multiplatform releases from Day 1 were Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain, and even then the majority of the sales were on Sony consoles. PlayStation was not around when Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2 were released.

This is not what a multiplatform franchise looks like.
Metal Gear has been around since the 8 bit days.
Not sure why you would ignore all those entries.
 
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Metal Gear Solid launched exclusively on PlayStation (later ported to PC)
Metal Gear Solid 2 launched exclusively on PlayStation 2 (later ported to PC and Xbox)
Metal Gear Solid 3 launched exclusively on PlayStation 2 (years later ported to 3DS; and X360 as part of the MGS HD Collection)
Metal Gear Solid 4 remained a PlayStation 3 exclusive
Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker launched exclusively on PlayStation Portable
(later ported to X360 as part of the MGS HD Collection)

The only multiplatform releases from Day 1 were Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain, and even then the majority of the sales were on Sony consoles. PlayStation was not around when Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2 were released.

This is not what a multiplatform franchise looks like.

 

Enjay

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This is not what a multiplatform franchise looks like.
From someone who just listed every game but one went multiplatform. This is the neogaf post version of rick james and eddie murphy's couch gag.
 
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Rumor comes from the PlayStation Studios OT over at ResetEra.

KatharsisT states that the large-scale partnership between Sony and Konami hinted by MarsipanRumpan (the Bluepoing acquisition and From Software PS5 exclusive dude) back in December of last year it's real and that Bluepoing Games, who she says are getting acquired as we speak, is now currently hard at work on several MGS remakes exclusively for PlayStation 5 as part of a long term plan to bring the series to the platform.

She also states that Final Fantay 7 Remake will come to PS5 and PC later this year - interestingly there is no mention of XOne/Series versions. Navtra, who successfully leaked the slate of both PS5 event from last year, says that FF7R could be a paid upgrade on PS5.

- Sony having exclusivity deals with Konami & Square
- Sony buying Bluepoint
- Bluepoint remaking MGS for PS5 for Sony, via Konami
- FF7 remake getting PS5/PC version, but its a paid upgrade
- FF7 remake not coming to Xbox in 2021

This all seems very likely. (We know Sony is paying Square for timed exclusives.)

Idk yet about From Soft making Sony another exclusive, cuz first, where the fuck is Elden Ring lol?
 
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Wonder if Bluepoint will eventually grow tired of being the video game developer version of a cover band
I want them to do a few more like Resistance 3 and Legend of Dragoon or Syphon Filter. I think they can reach the top even by doing remakes before they try a new IP
 

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Meh I’d rather they start a new castlevania reboot than remakes.
 
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So Bluepoint is becoming like those bands that just make covers of other bands.

I mean BP does a great job with remasters but wish to see something from them on recent years.

Why do you want them to do something that they don't do? They are great at doing "A THING". Why not be excited about "THE THING" that they do?
 

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They will include "A Hideo Kojima Game" into the remakes or? XD
 
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Perrott

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Why would you want to be selfish with this franchise?
The game comes from a 3rd party Pub, is a multiplat franchise and the more gamers can play it the better.
Because the franchise is tied to the PlayStation brand, so it is no "illegal" for Sony to fund, develop and publish remakes of the franchise exclusively for their console.

It is not as if after the release of Gears of War Judgement, instead of selling the IP to Microsoft (which is what happened), Epic decided to make Gears 4 in collaboration with Nintendo for the Wii U.

Also, this MGS remakes wouldn't exist in the first place if it weren't because Sony is pushing for them to be a thing.
 

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Because the franchise is tied to the PlayStation brand, so it is no "illegal" for Sony to fund, develop and publish remakes of the franchise exclusively for their console.

It is not as if after the release of Gears of War Judgement, instead of selling the IP to Microsoft (which is what happened), Epic decided to make Gears 4 in collaboration with Nintendo for the Wii U.

Also, this MGS remakes wouldn't exist in the first place if it weren't because Sony is pushing for them to be a thing.
The franchise should not skip out on the Play Station but should also release on Xbox and Switch consoles.
There is no reason this game should be exclusive.
1st party is what differentiates the consoles. Buying up 3rd party exclusives I've been told for years by gamers is bad for the industry.
 
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Ugh.

I respect Bluepoint but I fear they would butcher the style or tonal aesthetic of these games.

E.g. If you're increasing fidelity for say PS2 games, you have to really add a lot of information that just didn't exist in the original (e.g. actual facial expressions during the in-game cutscenes). If this isn't done with great care and nuance (taking inspiration from later games in the franchise to properly crystalise and emulate the correct look and feel of the characters) then it may completely ruin it.

Please don't do this Sony. Unless Kojima is going to be heavily involved (I highly doubt Konami would sign up to it without contractually obligating Sony to keep him as far away from the franchise as they can, purely out of spite).
 
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The franchise should not skip out on the Play Station but should also release on Xbox and Switch consoles.
There is no reason this game should be exclusive.
Of course there is...

Sony are providing the devs and bankrolling the initiative.

If Konami wanted to do full multiplatform remakes they have complete autonomy to do so. They chose not to because they no longer care about about making money unless it involves pachinko machines.
 

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The franchise should not skip out on the Play Station but should also release on Xbox and Switch consoles.
There is no reason this game should be exclusive.
1st party is what differentiates the consoles. Buying up 3rd party exclusives I've been told for years by gamers is bad for the industry.
So would you rather have no remakes of these games because they are not multiplatform? Because, again, these projects are in the works at Bluepoint Games because Sony is funding and publishing these titles, with Konami acting as a licensor against a share of the revenue.

If it was up to Konami, these remakes would have not been a thing because they don't care about making these huge investments in the AAA space. So since they don't care about it, the only way for us to get new games is through these sort of deals that Sony has agreed with Konami.
 
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interesting (if true) to see if they can pull off a re2 style reimagining of mgs as an ipsis litteris visual remake wouldn't work.
I think people are overlooking the parts of MGS1 that will be highlighted massively in a straight remaster. People would call it lacking and dated.
Metal Gear has been around since the 8 bit days.
Not sure why you would ignore all those entries.
To be fair, after that 8 year gap following a Japan only MSX2 title MGS might as well be an entirely different series for all the brand recognition it had. Metal Gear Solid is a heavily PlayStation leaning series. It’s multi-platform, and I’m very happy to have 5 on PC, but it’s undeniably PlayStation first for all but a few exceptions.
 

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I wonder how they would improve The Shell in MGS2... It was, I think, deliberately pared back, detail-wise, to allow for those lovely graphics... I guess they'll just festoon everything with pipes and stuff :p
 

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RedGamingTech also leaked this a few months ago after some verfied ResetEra member mentioned MGS 1 and 2 are coming to PC

RGT stated that MGS 1 is getting a full remake (like what Blupoint did with Demon Souls) and it's "going to blow minds". He also stated that it will be exclusive to PS5 but will also eventually come to PC. I know he left out a lot of details because he didn't want to get his sources into trouble. Wether you believe him or not (he's reliable IMO) quite a few other people have also been saying similar things in recent months so it's interesting.

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Remaking MGS1-4 would be a dream come true if it's at the level of demon souls.

FF7 for ps5 is awesome too.
 
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I wonder how they would improve The Shell in MGS2... It was, I think, deliberately pared back, detail-wise, to allow for those lovely graphics... I guess they'll just festoon everything with pipes and stuff :p

I have nothing to add, other than I love your icon, Mr Stobart.
 
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I wonder how they would improve The Shell in MGS2... It was, I think, deliberately pared back, detail-wise, to allow for those lovely graphics... I guess they'll just festoon everything with pipes and stuff :p
There were many struts that you couldn't go too. Imagine if they opened them up or allowed you to go through them as snake.
 
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I have nothing to add, other than I love your icon, Mr Stobart.
 
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After finishing DS i kinda wished they made a remake for the other souls games for the PS5.
 

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If this is true its sad because these games should be multiplat.
Sony money hatting the industry is bad for gamers.
Sony should just let their amazing 1st party do the talking. There's no reason for them to money hat multiplats.
It’s Konami we’re talking about, it’s probably the only way these games would be made if this ends up being true.
 
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Kokoloko85

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Metal Gear is a Konami franchise not a Sony franchise.

Also though irrelevant to the topic Bethesda was looking to be bought out and Sony were in discussions to buy it as well as MS.

Yes, a bit like how Persona is an atlus game but mostly known for being on playstation.
MGS is mostly known for coming to Playstation first. MGS4 is exclusive. MGS1 is playstation. MGS2 and 3 were playstation First.

I brought uo bethesda because you mentioned money hat. Konai isn’t looking to Make any MGS’s unless playstation gave them the offer. Its not exactly money hat situation
 

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There were many struts that you couldn't go too. Imagine if they opened them up or allowed you to go through them as snake.
that would be cool... do bluepoint do that kind of stuff? Add in content?

more snake always good <3
 
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MGS3 remake is all I want but with bigger levels and more removing the load areas between stages and updating the UI to be more modern (specifically the survival elements)