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Metal Gear Solid V Gets Global Release Date | Power Up Gaming
Today we've learned that Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will be released worldwide on September 1, 2015. The date, along with a slew of other information about the upcoming game, was revealed in a video interview that was discovered on IGN's servers, leaked out, and removed shortly thereafter. Posted to NeoGAF by the user Dawg, this information comes ahead of a planned Metal Gear announcement that's supposed to take place tomorrow, according to a countdown on the game's official website. In the interview, series creator Hideo Kojima explains that the game is taking a bit of a new direction compared to previous entries in the franchise. He discusses the difficulties of creating such a massive open world while trying to tell a cohesive story at the same time. Accordingly, Kojima states that The Phantom Pain's plot will unfold in a fashion more relateable to TV episodes – small, contextual chunks of story that come together over time. To make the vastness of this new open