Metal Gear Online Surpasses One Million Member Mark; Expansion Pack Bundle Gets Price Cut!

Metal Gear Online Surpasses One Million Member Mark; Expansion Pack Bundle Gets Price Cut!


Konami announces that one million players are enjoying Metal Gear Online. In recognition, a Commemorative Campaign will be launched in November. Players that access the special campaign between November 25 th and December 9 th will receive 10,000 free reward points. Finally, a special encompassing bundle of GENE and MEME expansions will be available for $14.99 through PSN.

Press Release:

November 3, 2008 – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. Konami’s online action game, “METAL GEAR ONLINE,” has gained over 1 million members worldwide since the launch of the service in June 2008. To commemorate this achievement, Konami will launch a special campaign, “METAL GEAR ONLINE: Commemorative Campaign,” that will officially begin on November 25, 2008, awarding reward points to gamers who access METAL GEAR ONLINE during the promotion. These reward points can be used to purchase new online gear from the in-game reward shop.

During the Commemorative Campaign period of November 25, 2008 from December 9, 2008, all players who own a METAL GEAR ONLINE account (Game IDs) and access METAL GEAR ONLINE will receive 10,000 reward points each. The 10,000 reward points will be updated to account owners on the last day of the campaign, December 9, 2008.

Player characters who access “METAL GEAR ONLINE” during the Commemorative Campaign period will also have a chance to be one of 30 people (10 people from each region, North America, Europe and Japan) to receive an additional 100,000 reward points. The 100,000 reward points drawing will happen after the campaign ends and will be awarded the drawn winners on December 16, 2008.

A special GENE and MEME expansion bundle pack will be made available at a special price of $14.99 this holiday season.

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