The new box art for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has been uploaded on NeoGAF, and the one thing that is quite apparent is the removal of “A Hideo Kojima Game” as well as the logo of Kojima Productions.
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain New Box Art Removes Hideo Kojima and Kojima Productions Branding
You can view a comparison between the two box art versions below:
The Japanese voice actor behind Solid Snake, Akio Otsuka, has reported that Kojima Productions was forced to disband, and that their efforts in creating their biggest masterpiece with Metal Gear Solid V is almost complete.
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain went down a storm at E3 2015 receiving a plethora of nominations and awards, including IGN’s Game of the Show, Gamespot’s Best of E3, Polygon’s Editor’s Choice and many more. The full list of nomination and awards can be viewed here.
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain releases on September 1st for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and on PC on September 15. We will bring you any new information regarding Metal Gear Solid V, Konami and Hideo Kojima as soon as it becomes available.