Konami confirm Euro MGS4 Limited Edition

After two separate Euro based retail websites listed the MGS4 Limited Edition pack Konami have finally seen fit to issue a press release to 100% confirm its existence.

In the press release they comment they will start a pre-order campaign for the game, which will be allied with GAME in the UK. Those whole take advantage of this campaign and pre-order a copy of Metal Gear Solid 4 will then receive an exclusive DVD entitled Metal Gear Saga Vol. 2. This is seven-part documentary about the origins the Metal Gear games and the evolution of the series.

In addition, they also went onto confirm the Limited Edition, explaining that the package includes a soundtrack CD, a 6” Old Snake action figurine, and an exclusive ‘Making Of’ Blu-ray disc. This is the exact same content many online stores had being listing beforehand. The Limited Edition set will be made available through Play.com in the UK.

The also revealed that the Blu-ray disc will contain two high-definition documentaries which offer a behind-the-scenes look at the development of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, with interviews with series creator Hideo Kojima and key Kojima Productions personnel. This pack will carry a £79.99 RRP.

Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots is rightly seen as the stand-out title for 2008, and we were determined to come up with something special for its launch,” commented Martin Schneider, European Marketing Director for Konami. “With interest so high, it is only right that we reward fans of the series for pre-ordering the game, and the Metal Gear Saga DVD is a stunning look at how the series has evolved into the phenomenon it has become. Likewise, the Limited Edition is a celebration of all things Metal Gear, and will be prized by those who buy it.

The availability of the Limited Edition and pre-order initiative in other European territories has been confirmed too, but it is not known what stores they will be available in.