‘Metal Gear Solid 5: Definitive EX' Release Date, News & Update: Mysterious Amazon Post Just A Mistake Or An Actual Future DLC?

By Mark Jason Alcala , Updated Jul 28, 2016 06:33 AM EDT
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A mysterious Amazon listing piqued the interest of eagle-eyed netizens. The listing announced something about a "Metal Gear Solid 5: Definite EX" but people are stumped as to what it actually could be.

Discovered by a Reddit user, the listed item even had a date tagged on it. According to GameSpot, "Metal Gear Solid 5: Definite EX" release date is scheduled this coming December 31, 2016.

But what could it be? Without prior details, the net naturally erupted into speculations about the nature of the "Metal Gear Solid 5: Definitive EX" Amazon posting.

Others say that it could be a game connected with the Metal Solid Gear franchise. In fact most speculate that the latest posting could be a new edition of the "Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain."

Players have been expecting an updated edition of "The Phantom Pain" for some time now. Gamers were hoping that the listed item is a new edition of "Metal Gear Solid 5" that contains both "The Phantom Pain" and "Ground Zeroes."

On the other hand there are those who supposed that it could have been a multiplayer DLC for "Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain." But it's all speculation for now. In fact, others put forth the possibility that it may not even be a game after all.

However, the mysterious post has already been removed from Amazon. Was it just an error on Amazon's part?

"Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain" is the ninth is final intallment of the Metal Gear series. It is an open world stealth action-adventure title from Konami Digital Entertainment designed by Hideo Kojima.

It was critically received and was rated as 10/10 from both IGN and GameSpot. Even the Japanese magazine Famitsu gave it a perfect 40/40 rating review. When it release last September 5, 2015, it instantly became a commercial success selling more than 3 million copies in the first 5 days alone. BY the end of December 2015, the game already sold 6 million copies worldwide.

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