Konami Has No Plans to Finish MGSV The Phantom Pain's Mission 51

By Brian Ashcraft on at

One of Metal Gear Solid V’s most important plot points, Mission 51, ended up on the cutting room floor. Today, Konami said it does not plan to ever pick it back up again.

As Kotaku reported last year, footage of a deleted mission, made up of concept art, narration, and half-finished cut-scenes, appeared in the game’s previously released Collector’s Edition. These unseen leftovers do give closure to some of the characters.

Now that Konami is Metal Gear Solid V: The Definitive Experience, fans have been wondering how this could be the definitive version if it’s missing this important mission.

On Twitter (via VideoGamer), here’s the official Metal Gear account responding to these questions:

Oh.