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If you wanted to pick up Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D coming soon from the 3DS eShop, you may have to wait.
Konami had 12 different versions of the. remove Solid metal gear 2 and Solid metal gear 3 of several digital shop windows – this includes the Nintendo 3DS eShop due to license extensions.
We are currently working on renewing licenses for selected historical archival material used in the game. Hence, we have made the temporary decision to suspend the sale of METAL GEAR SOLID 2, METAL GEAR SOLID 3 and all products that contain these games from digital storefronts worldwide November 8, 2021.
We sincerely ask for your patience and understanding as we work to bring these products back for sale. Thank you for your continued support of the METAL GEAR series.
The following games and platforms are included:
Which products will be temporarily removed?
・ PlayStation®3 METAL GEAR SOLID 2 SONS OF LIBERTY HD EDITION
・ PlayStation®3 METAL GEAR SOLID 3 SNAKE EATER HD EDITION
・ PlayStation®3 METAL GEAR SOLID HD EDITION
・ PlayStation®Vita METAL GEAR SOLID 2 SONS OF LIBERTY HD EDITION
・ PlayStation®Vita METAL GEAR SOLID 3 SNAKE EATER HD EDITION
・ PlayStation®Vita METAL GEAR SOLID HD COLLECTION
・ PlayStation ™ Now METAL GEAR SOLID HD COLLECTION
・ Xbox 360 METAL GEAR SOLID HD EDITION: 2 & 3
・ Nintendo 3DS METAL GEAR SOLID SNAKE EATER 3D
・ GOG.com METAL GEAR SOLID 2 SUBSTANCE
・ NVIDIA® SHIELD ™ METAL GEAR SOLID 2 HD for SHIELD TV
・ NVIDIA® SHIELD ™ METAL GEAR SOLID 3 HD for SHIELD TV
* Some of the above titles are not available in some countries and regions
Again, it’s temporary … but it’s a nice reminder to grab it the next time it’s available if you wanted to add it to your 3DS Start Menu.