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a 2001 action-adventure stealth game directed by Hideo Kojima and developed by Konami Computer Entertainment Japan. It is the fourth Metal Gear game and the direct sequel to Metal Gear Solid. Terrorists known as 'The Sons of Liberty' have taken over an offshore cleanup facility and are holding the President, and the world ransom. The player must use stealth and tactics to infiltrate and take down the terrorist group.

Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty is a 2001 action-adventure stealth game directed by Hideo Kojima and developed by Konami Computer Entertainment Japan. It is the fourth Metal Gear game and the direct sequel to Metal Gear Solid.

Terrorists known as 'The Sons of Liberty' have taken over an offshore cleanup facility and are holding the President - and the world - ransom. The player must use stealth and tactics to infiltrate the facility and take down the terrorist group.

An expanded edition, Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance, was released later for more platforms. The game was also rereleased with updated HD graphics for the Playstation 3, PS Vita and Xbox 360.

General Information

  • Developer: Konami Computer Entertainment Japan
  • Publisher: Konami
  • Director/Producer/Designer: Hideo Kojima
  • Platforms: , , , , ,
  • Release Dates:
    • Original Release (PlayStation 2):
      Nov 12, 2001 (USA)
      Nov 29, 2001 (JP)
      Mar 8, 2002 (EU)
    • Expanded Release (MGS2: Substance):
      Xbox
      Nov 4, 2002 (USA)
      Mar 7, 2003 (EU)
      PlayStation 2 / Windows:
      Dec 19, 2002 (JP, PS2)
      Mar 3, 2003 (USA, PS2)
      Mar 27, 2003 (USA, PC)
      Mar 28, 2003 (EU)
    • MGS HD Collection
      PlayStation 3 & Xbox 360:
      Nov 8, 2011 (USA)
      Nov 23, 2011 (JP)
      Feb 3, 2012 (EU)
      Feb 16, 2012 (Aus)
      PlayStation Vita:
      Jun 12, 2012 (USA)
      Jun 28, 2012 (JP)
      Jun 29, 2012 (EU)
      Jul 5, 2012 (Aus)

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