Konami’s Metal Gear Solid franchise has announced several upcoming releases for the current generation at this E3 conference. Yet the news doesn’t stop there. Today Konami states that the original Metal Gear Solid will be coming to the Playstation Network quite soon.
In addition to other classic Playstation games that have been hitting the network in the past few days, gamers will once again be able to guide Solid Snake through the first Metal Gear Solid title, one of the most acclaimed members of the PSX family. Anthony Crouts, Vice President of Marketing at Konami remarked that “. . . The Metal Gear Solid franchise has withstood the test of time and continues to break new standards in story-telling and gameplay.” A breakthrough in the stealth-action genre at the time of its first release, Metal Gear Solid will be available on the PSN June 18th, 2009 for just $9.99.