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MGS4 For Xbox 360? Not A Chance.

What with all the rumors out there, it's often difficult to differentiate fact from fiction in the video game industry. Late last year, one of the biggest rumors centered on Konami's upcoming blockbuster, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots. It was announced as a PS3 exclusive, but in this era of multiplatform titles, many were speculating it would also arrive for the Xbox 360. Some sources even claimed it was inevitable, that Konami would definitely port MGS4 to Microsoft's system at some point.

However, we'd like to issue a very firm clarification on this point, because it seems certain 360 fans simply refuse to grasp the truth: MGS4 is not coming to the Xbox 360. There are a variety of reasons for this. First and foremost is Hideo Kojima's constant insistence that he would never do such a thing. Sources can say Konami is "considering" a multiplatform endeavor, but Kojima isn't about to let them mess with his baby. Secondly, not once has the publisher wavered on their official stance that MGS4 is a PS3 exclusive. No spokesperson ever stood up and said, "well, we may consider a 360 port if the market demands it," or something like that. Thirdly and finally, we cite evidence that popped up just today over at Joystiq:

According to Kojima himself, the team needed to make some cuts just to fit the game onto a Blu-Ray disc, which can hold up to 50 gigabytes of data. Now, if they had to work to cram MGS4 onto Blu-Ray, can you imagine what they'd need to do with a 360 version? It'd have to be distributed amongst 5 or 6 dual-layer DVDs! Now, if you combine this with the head man's ceaseless insistence that MGS4 isn't going anywhere besides the PS3, you get irrefutable proof: MGS4 is a PS3 exclusive, and will remain a PS3 exclusive. So get over it, 360 owners.

Related Game(s): Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

3/3/2008 Ben Dutka

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Comments (14 posts)

smotpoker420
Monday, March 03, 2008 @ 11:03:19 AM
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360 ownsers just keep getting kicked in the southern region it seems... HAHA too bad should have got a ps3 losers!!! go cram your halo up your ars mgs4 is taking over

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Vivi_Gamer
Monday, March 03, 2008 @ 12:09:34 PM
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Hmmm i wonder what they cut out of MGS4 to fit it in the 50GB Blue Ray disc?

Seems like XBOX 360 cant handle the demands eh eh, Well 2008 is the year the Playstation will take over :)

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Mystearica
Monday, March 03, 2008 @ 1:29:00 PM
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"According to Kojima himself, the team needed to make some cuts just to fit the game onto a Blu-Ray disc, which can hold up to 50 gigabytes of data."

Wow first time I hear about this! Didn't think games would ever need 50GB space

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Minishmaru
Monday, March 03, 2008 @ 1:36:26 PM
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Considering this is supposed to be the FINAL chapter. I expect alot of loose ends being finally tied up. Lots of video, gameplay, etc...yeah this game is gonna be hardcore and filled to the MAX, another victory for Blu-ray/PS3

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Zapix
Monday, March 03, 2008 @ 3:40:50 PM
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meh, LOST ODYSSEY is on 4 discs, and it's loaded with 'loading' screens. Great game though. LOL, kinda funny how the old arguement about the space of DVD vs BD discs turned out to be a reality arguement. LOL, developers will eventually see the 360 is outdated techonology that fails with poor hardware development by Microsoft. Nice to see MGS4 is xbox360 only so I can see my fellow xbox360 friends STFU! lol
PS3 > 360 :)

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SHADOW [Moderator]
Monday, March 03, 2008 @ 5:12:03 PM
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2 years ago I told everyone that DVDs would be simply unable to play certain games because of disc space issues. I just dispise having to change discs. I don't have a real good reason why i just hate it. Now just because MGS4 wouldn't fit on DVD doesn't mean my preminition has officially come true. When the 360 versions of multiplatform titles have to be put on 2 or 3 discs, to keep the same quality as the PS3 versions, then Sony's blu-ray decision will look brilliant.

Why won't this rumor die? I can't think of a single rumor that has been denied the way this one has over and over. 360 owners, you're not getting MGS4.

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bamf
Monday, March 03, 2008 @ 9:36:49 PM
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Konami had said the other day that the NA and Euro copies will not have the Japanese voice-overs, this is what they said they couldn't fit on the disc, but they never mentioned the size of the disc, whether it was the 25gb one or the 50gb blu-ray disc.
If it had been the 25gb disc then it would be a waste and expensive to use the extra 25gb just for the Japanese audio so a good reason not to include it. whether it was the 50 or 25gb disc surely they could have just compressed the audio. Many multiplatform games have compressed video on blu-ray, a good example is the opening movie in Assassin's Creed on PS3, very poor quality and I expect they had plenty of room on the disc left over?

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Geist
Tuesday, March 04, 2008 @ 2:48:07 PM
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I love Sony and was a Sony for years and MGS4 is going to be an amazing game but it seems to be the only big exclusive that's being released for the PS3 if there are others that are a really big deal, please let me know. And yes, the PS3, technologically, is the best console ever built but everyone that I know that have one complain about frame rate issues and the lack of games. I just think it's to early to declare this year to be Sony's year seeing that there are a lot of multi-platform games being released. I'm still waiting for Sony to give me another reason other than MSG to purchase a PS3 seeing that after I would finish that game, I'll just have a 4-500 dollar paperweight on my entertainment unit.

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ragnorocks
Wednesday, March 05, 2008 @ 7:14:00 PM
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Dude ur forgetting about final fantasy 13 thats 2 games rite there, then theres grand turismo and god of war 3

Personally i bought the ps3 for final fanatasy

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AceTatsujin
Sunday, August 17, 2008 @ 1:55:22 PM
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ps3 freaking rocks.

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metalotaku
Sunday, September 21, 2008 @ 10:32:33 AM
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well, if they released the original MGS on crappy gamecube, they might as well release MGS4 on XBOX360, who gives a crap anyways if they do.

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ahmedkhan94
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 @ 6:16:08 PM
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whoever smotpoker420 is hes a fag, i am a 360 owner and respect ps3, no offense to ps 3 owners but why dont u cram that mgs 4 up ur ass. for starters we have way more better exlusives than ps3, for example, "halo 3, halo wars and halo 3 odst are in 2009, gears of war 1 AND 2 which i personally think kicks mgs4's ass, fable II and ninja gaiden 2, plus we get 2 exclusive expansions to gta 4 just for 360. plus we had bioshock until u S.O.B.s forced the company to make one for ps3.

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stefanolio
Sunday, January 04, 2009 @ 1:21:09 AM
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@ahmedkhan94
why dont you take xbox live and shove the whole community up your ass?
mgs4 would be way too good for the xbox. and really would be stupid as the ps3 is the EXCLUSIVE console.
sony has just been humping blu-ray too hard to make sure that they get the software players want. not some RROD trash with a $7.99 charge for online service.
and about halo.
its a great game but just another fps with a boring concept. i played the whole series in like 4 days and sold it to my friend for like 20 bux.

really who likes to shoot toadlike retards with green candles?

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stefanolio
Sunday, January 04, 2009 @ 1:29:52 AM
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Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence
PlayStation 2 Game by Konami IGN Score: 9.8
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
PlayStation 3 Game by Konami IGN Score: 10
Metal Gear Solid
PlayStation Game by Konami IGN Score: 9.8

ooh that hurts compared to

Halo 2
Xbox Game by Microsoft IGN Score: 9.8
Halo 3
Xbox 360 Game by Microsoft IGN Score: 9.5
Halo: Combat Evolved
Xbox Game by Microsoft IGN Score: 9.7
Gears of War 2
Xbox 360 Game by Microsoft IGN Score: 9.5
Gears of War
Xbox 360 Game by Microsoft IGN Score: 9.4

Lets face it... 360 owners are playing on a compressed language so the disks have enough space.
i honestly wonder why the orangebox did not run as well as it did on the ps3.
to the 360 >>>>>TEH SUK<<<<<<

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