Konami Corp. this week said Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 4 sold three times the amount for Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One in the first quarter.
Between Apr. and June, the PS4 game sales held 12 percent of total game sales while the Xbox One held 4 percent. Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is the only title released from the company for next-generation hardware in the period.
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is a prologue to Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.
Developed by Kojima Productions, the latest entry in the Metal Gear Solid franchise is a prequel that will focus on Big Boss.
The title utilizes a new proprietary Fox Engine and features an open-world environment.
The final game features open-world gameplay, new sneaking abilities such as hiding on horse back, new dynamic CQC, and vehicle options.
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes has shipped one million copies to global retail.