Metal Gear Online

Platform(s): PlayStation 3
Genre: Online Multiplayer
Publisher: Konami
Developer: Kojima Productions

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'Metal Gear Online' (PS3) Scene Expansion Skills & Emblems - Screens

by Rainier on March 16, 2009 @ 1:29 p.m. PDT

Metal Gear Online is a dedicated online game featuring characters, weaponry and levels taken from and inspired by Metal Gear Solid 4, allowing up to 16 people to play simultaneously.

Metal Gear Online is a dedicated online title released with Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, an exclusive title for PS3, which took the market by storm on its release in June. Featuring characters, weaponry and levels taken from and inspired by Metal Gear Solid 4, Metal Gear Online allows up to 16 people to play simultaneously. The online game retains the famed stealth combat gameplay of the Metal Gear series, players are dropped in a series of war zones wherein different challenges await.

SCENE is the third Metal Gear Online expansion pack and features a vast amount of new content - including new maps, special characters, new gear and more. In order to make SCENE as accessible as possible, players, for the first time ever, can now use PayPal along with the PlayStation Network Wallet prepay system as a form of payment.

SCENE Expansion will be available separately for $9.99 and offered as a bundle with the second expansion MEME for $14.99 as well as all three expansion packs - GENE, MEME and SCENE Expansion for just $17.99 on March 17, 2009 via Metal Gear Online's in-game shop and Konami's shop. Starting March 10th, 2009, gamers who pre-purchase SCENE Expansion will receive a special "cardboard man" head gear for free!

New character skills and new top ranking emblems:

  • 3 New Skills
    • CQC (Close Quarters Combat) EX - The player must have the CQC Mastery Lv3 equipped and execute 200CQC maneuvers in order to earn this skill. Once the skill is earned, whenever a CQC attack is attempted on your character, a counter move will automatically be executed.
    • Toughness - The player will need to have either a knockback, knockdown or blow away type attack executed on them 100 times in order to earn this skill. Once earned, your character will be able to endure knockdown attacks and recover time will be decreased.
    • Charm - To earn this skill, which is similar to Mei-Ling's, your character must be distracted by a magazine 100 times. Once earned, holding the salute pose has the same effects as a magazine. The character salute motion also changes to three different animations.
  • New Top Elite Emblems
    • A number of New Top Elite emblems will be made available. Earn the emblems and will receive a free in-game t-shirt. Here are two to check out!
    • Fighting Fish - Unlock by playing a series of Deathmatches.
    • Arctic Skua - Unlock by playing through a series of Solo Capture missions.

Please find new details and more information on the content of SCENE Expansion below:

  • 2 new special characters
    • Raiden - A cyborg warrior endowed with superior physical abilities. He is agile, runs fast and uses a high frequency blade. This character is suitable for close-range hand-to-hand combat
      • Raiden's Special Weapons:
        • High Frequency Blade
        • Throwing Knives (Raiden and Vamp can perform headshots by throwing knives)
      • Raiden's Special items:
        • VISOR (item can be used opened and closed)
      • Raiden's Special Actions:
        • He moves very quickly and can jump to high places where ordinary soldiers would need a co-op boost to reach high grounds.
        • He can also fall from high places and land without taking any damage.
        • When his High Frequency Blade is drawn, Raiden can deflect frontal attacks.
        • The High Frequency Blade can be switched to a non-lethal mode - by using the rear of the blade.
        • All stage traps will be displayed on Raiden's VISOR display when the VISOR is closed
    • Vamp - Immortal and a master of Knives. He's agile, runs incredibly fast and is great at close-range hand-to-hand combat.
      • Vamp's Special Weapons:
        • Combat Knife
        • Throwing Knife
      • Vamp's Special Actions:
        • He's able to move quickly and jump to hard to reach places.
        • Can also fall from high places without taking damage.
        • Whenever Vamp is defeated during the game, he is resurrected at the same location.
  • New Rule - A new game type that will be available to everyone as a global update to Metal Gear Online with or without the expansion pack.
    • Solo Capture (SCAP): Free-For-All Match with no team divisions,
      • Game Rules:
        • The player who is able to keep possession of the target object (Kerotan frog) and lets the timer reach zero will be the winner.
        • Only one Kerotan per match will be available.
        • The Kerotan will also reset to its original location if a player does not touch the object for an extended period of time.
        • Defeating players who do not possess the Kerotan will not grant characters points, but will reduce the time of the defeated player.
  • Special New Gear - Players can customize their avatar with playful new gear. Some of this new gear includes:
    • Bikini Outfit
    • Haven Trooper Uniform Set
    • Resistance Uniform Set
    • Clown Face Paint
    • Hockey Mask
    • Mohawk Wig
    • Short Cut Wig
    • Shirtless
    • Robbie (Silent Hill character)
  • MGO Codec Pack 2
    • 33 different voices and phrases of unique characters are included

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