In the end, the rumors turned out to be true. After months of speculation and theories, Konami confirmed during the last PlayStation Showcase that Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater will have a remake. The emotion is palpable, but there are still many doubts surrounding the project.
Of course, the franchise is closely tied to Hideo Kojima, its creator. Therefore, it was a matter of time before players began to question whether the Japanese creative was somehow involved in the development of Metal Gear Solid Delta: Snake Eater, the name given to the new version of the 2004 classic.
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Shortly after the official reveal, Konami shared more information about the remake. Thus, he revealed that an internal development group, together with developers from the Virtuos company, are responsible for this ambitious project. He also confirmed that Snake’s original voice actor, David Hayter, will return.
Now, did Hideo Kojima work on Metal Gear Solid Delta: Snake Eater? Through a report from the IGN Japan portal, a company spokesperson confirmed that neither the creator of the franchise nor the artist Yoji Shinkawa are involved in the project. However, he reaffirmed that the developers in charge did participate in previous titles.
Finally, the Konami spokesman commented that the Virtuos studio also worked on the production of other installments of the IP.
Although the absence of Hideo Kojima will disappoint a sector of the fans, the truth is that the Japanese creative is very busy with his own projects. We must remember that he works on Death Stranding 2 and a new exclusive title with Xbox.
But tell us, do you think it’s a bad sign that the director is not involved in the remake? Let us read you in the comments.
Metal Gear Solid Delta: Snake Eater is in development for Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5, and PC. Click on this link to read more related news.
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