Great news for Metal Gear fans in the PAL region: the Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Limited Edition PlayStation 4 Bundle that was previously only announced for Asia is officially coming to Europe, Australia and New Zealand. The bundle includes a special edition console with 500 GB harddrive, controller, the Day One Edition of the game, and a special theme. It will be available in limited quantities, so better act fast once the pre orders open.
The official press release states:
Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. has announced it’s highly anticipated METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN title will be the subject of a Limited Edition PlayStation®4 Console Bundle on September 1st.
A special agreement between KONAMI and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE), a division of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., the branded console will be released concurrently with METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN. The bundle will include the PlayStation®4 (PS4™) computer entertainment system with 500GB hard disk drive (HDD) and the Wireless Controller (DUALSHOCK®4), both in their special METAL GEAR SOLID V design, and the METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN DAY 1 EDITION software title for PS4™. The bundle will be available in a limited quantity.
The PS4 system included in the bundle comes in a special deep red colour with gold line detail, inspired by the look of Snake’s ‘Bionic Arm’ in the game. The DUALSHOCK 4 Wireless Controller is a metallic grey colour, resembling the handgun held by Snake. Both the PS4 system and the DUALSHOCK 4 Wireless Controller feature the unit emblem of Diamond Dogs, a private military initiative led by Snake. The product also includes a METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN special theme for PS4™.
For more pictures of the special edition console, go here.
Additionally, Sony is also planning to release a standard bundle containing the Day One Edition of the game and a Jet Black PlayStation 4 console and controller.
Source: Konami UK