Dress up as Pyramid Head in upcoming Metal Gear Survive event

A single play event called ‘The Researcher’s Story (Special Edition)’ is coming to Metal Gear Survive next week. By participating, players will be able to unlock special items for the game, including new cassette tapes containing Silent Hill and Castlevania music, and a Pyramid Head costume, so you can run around in the game looking like the iconic enemy from Konami’s famous horror series.

The full details are as follows:

SINGLE Play Event “The Researcher’s Story (Special Edition)” Coming Soon!

SINGLE Play Event “The Researcher’s Story (Special Edition)” Coming Soon! Earn Battle Points (BP) by digging the base camp, and unlock items and gears! 

*Players will need to clear the main story in order to participate in this event.


2018/10/23 09:00 – 2018/11/6 05:59 (GMT)

Item List

[ NEW ]

  • Accessory: Pyramid Head
  • Cassette Tape: [Silent Hill] Silent Hill
  • Cassette Tape: [Castlevania Rondo of Blood] Divine Bloodlines
  • Cassette Tape: [Castlevania Rondo of Blood] Beginning
  • Cassette Tape: [Castlevania Symphony of the Night] The Tragic Prince


  • Cassette Tape: [SUPER CONTRA] THUNDER LANDING (Arcade)
  • Cassette Tape: [NEMESIS] Challenger 1985 (Arcade)
  • Cassette Tape: [LIFE FORCE] Power of Anger (Arcade)
  • Cassette Tape: [Bells & Whistles] Gift of the Wind (Arcade)
  • Recipe: Advanced Weapon Workshop
  • Recipe: Advanced Gear Workshop
  • Recipe: Copper Statue
  • Recipe: Wooden Tower
  • Recipe: Moai
  • Recipe: Medium Floodlight
  • Recipe: Large Floodlight
  • Recipe: Streetlight
  • Recipe: Floodlight
  • Recipe: Palm Tree
  • Recipe: Cactus
  • Recipe: Sign: “STOP”
  • Recipe: Sign: “Beware of Animals”
  • Recipe: LargeQuiver
  • Recipe: MediumQuiver
  • Recipe: SmallQuiver

Update: aside from being available as a costume, Pyramid Head also makes an appearance in Metal Gear Survive as an enemy:


Metal Gear Survive, a MGSV spin off built around base building and survival, released earlier this year. The game can currently be bought for a reduced price of round $24.

Source: Metal Gear Survive official website, Metal Gear official Twitter

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