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PlayStation exclusive content expected for Metal Gear Solid Ground Zeroes

Hideo Kojima mistakenly reveals new Sony deal

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes will feature exclusive PlayStation content, according to an image posted on Twitter by series creator Hideo Kojima.

Spotted and enlarged by an eagle-eyed gamer on NeoGAF, the image in question was taken at the PS4 launch event in New York.

Shown in Kojima's picture is a partially obscured message on a marketing banner, which appears to read: "Exclusive content on PlayStation platforms".

It is unclear, however, what exclusive content the PS3 and PS4 editions of the game will provide.

Set for release in spring 2014, Ground Zeroes serves as a prologue to Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Centred around an infiltration mission set in a Cuban prison camp, its primary function is to act as a bridge between the linearity of existing series entries and the open-world environments of the upcoming fifth instalment.

Kojima says: "There will be a significant difference in what Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain brings to the series, so we want to ease players into the new open world environment and its potential. As such, Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes has been designed to introduce key elements, allowing them to fully benefit from all that the new game will offer."

Boxed PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Ground Zeroes will cost £29.99/€29.99, while digital versions will cost £19.99/€19.99. PS4 and Xbox One digital versions will be priced at £29.99/€29.99.