First 4 Figures, a manufacturer of high-end collectible figures based on gaming and anime franchises, has just opened pre-orders for their second statue in the Metal Gear Solid line, Psycho Mantis. They have also issued a host of high quality images that provide a detailed look at the figure. The statue shows Mantis during the battle taking place at the Commander’s Room, and his powers are represented by floating books with messed up pages and a rippling effects across the floor. There will be three versions available, a Regular Edition, an Exclusive Edition that comes with an extra (unmasked) head, and an Optic Camouflage Edition. Lastly, there will be a bundle that includes both the normal and the camouflage edition.
Metal Gear Solid – Psycho Mantis COMBO edition includes the Metal Gear Solid – Psycho Mantis Statue OPTIC CAMOUFLAGE edition as well as the Metal Gear Solid – Psycho Mantis Statue EXCLUSIVE edition for the Ultimate Metal Gear Solid fan.
The company also released a making of video in which they talk about the process of creating the statue in greater detail. You can check it out below.
Update June 19 2020: First 4 Figures provided a new video that shows an unboxing of one of the statues, alongside the message that now is your last chance to place your pre-order.
The first statue in the Metal Gear Solid line by First 4 Figures was Solid Snake himself, which you can check out here. That statue is slated for release later this year. Their next Metal Gear Solid statue will be Gray Fox, as indicated by the teaser shown earlier this week.
The Psycho Mantis statue is estimated to launch in Q3 2019.