Skip to main content
  1. Tech
  2. Games
  3. Consoles

Analyst: Konami may drop ‘Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain’ in FY ‘15 or ‘16

See also

Interpreting Konami’s investor call after the release of its financials, one analyst believes that the publisher and developer may choose to launch Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain sometime in FY 2015 or 2016, according to a report today from VG 24/7.

During the Konami investor call, market analyst David Gibson posted via his Twitter account his analyses, including that the game could see a launch in 2015 or 2016.

“Knoami admitting Ground Zeroes is a bit short, MGS5 could be released in FY3/2015 or FY3/2016 depending on the development stage,” Gibson tweeted.

Gibson would add, “Konami budgeted to release seven major console titles this year and sees the same number released in FY3/2015.”

Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes is the prologue to The Phantom Pain set to launch for the Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PS4 on March 18.

According to the fellows over at Game Informer, who previewed Ground Zeroes in the latest print edition of the publication, said The Phantom Pain prequel main storyline last only two hours of gameplay.

You can read the full Examiner report by clicking here.

However, Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima defended the game in terms of its length, saying that gamers would be satisfied with the amount of playing time in Ground Zeroes.

You can read that full Examiner report by clicking here.

Advertisement

Don't Miss

  • Massive
    Ubisoft Massive exclusive: 'The Division', PS4 & Xbox One, Activision to Ubisoft & more
    Camera
    Games Exclusive
  • iPhone
    Get your wallet ready: The next iPhone could cost $100 more than your last one
    Video
    Tech Buzz
  • Civ
    Need to catch up on 'Sid Meier's Civilization'? Here is everything you need to know
    Camera
    Games Feature
  • Google Glass
    See how Google Glass is letting sick kids go to the zoo without leaving the hospital
    Tech News
  • Upcoming
    These are 2014's biggest PS4, Xbox One and Wii U games
    Camera
    Games Feature
  • Google
    Google has filed for a patent to develop contact lenses capable of taking photos
    Video
    Headlines

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!