The lights are on
After four years of service, Konami has announced it is shutting down
the online component of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots.
Metal Gear Online as an entity will close in waves, as detailed in official timeline from Konami below – including the chance to get expansion packs and other rewards for free.
March 21st 2012 16:00 (JST) (2am central daylight time)
April 24th 2012 18:00 (JST) (4am central daylight time)(Note: Registration for new player characters will not be available during this time)
June 12th 2012 23:59 (JST) (9:59am central daylight time)
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