Konami has now officially announced the release date and the detailed the pre-order art-book that will be shipping with pre-orders of the ‘Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection’. Here are the details.
 
The “Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection” will span the “50 years of history and four generations of consoles” that is the Metal Gear story-line. This will be the first time that all of the core title will be available “in a single box”. Konami has stated that the release date will be July 9th, 2013 only for PS3.
 
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“Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection contains every canon Metal Gear release to grace PlayStation platforms from 1998′s Metal Gear Solid to 2008′s Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots to 2011′s Metal Gear Solid HD Collection* — all for $49.99″ states Dalton Link, the Social Media Manager at Konami. The collection will also include the rare titles “Metal Gear Solid: VR Missions” and the “Metal Gear Solid digital graphic novels”.
 
The collection will also include the 100-page art book “containing rare marketing art from around the globe.” It will also include Ashley Wood’s digital graphic novels for MGS1 and MGS2 (first time ever released outside of Japan). You can pre-order now from the official retail outlet for the collection, Amazon, below.
 
more info: amazon