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Alleged Metal Gear 3 remake tease from Unreal Engine 5 asset pack

Um, what?

Content in an alleged Metal Gear Solid 3 remake teaser video has been discovered to originate as a video of an Unreal Engine 5 asset pack.

Curiously, China-based studio Virtuos posted the video and then quickly deleted it, leading to speculation it was either a tease of a new project with Konami, or a post that had gone up too early.

While Twitter user GGFTL pointed out the contents of the video come from a UE5 asset pack video promoting “Megascans Trees”, it nevertheless also contains morse code that states, “December 8, 1964”.

1964 is the year that Metal Gear 3 Snake Eater is set, while 8 December is the date of this year’s Game Awards.

While it’s all very confusing, one thing’s for sure: we don’t have long to wait until we find out if the Metal Gear 3 remake is really a thing. Of late, Konami’s been big on remakes and new releases — earlier in October, it announced Silent Hill 2 remakeSilent Hill Townfall, a new feature film called Return to Silent Hill, a live experience called Silent Hill Ascension and a new title called Silent Hill f.

We’ll keep you informed as we learn more.

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