Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker will soon make its way to Western PSPs, but there’s also talk of it making the jump to the PlayStation 3.
Kojima Production’s Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker is certainly going to be a leading game on the PSP. However, its life may extend beyond the portable and make a home for itself in living rooms by way of the PlayStation Network. A number of websites have described Konami’s interest in bringing the game to the PS3, with GamePro’s Ben PerLee reporting on the publisher’s comments at the game’s boot-camp:
“So after I had done the preview, [Konami] had a Q/A session with us to get our complaints/ideas about the game. Other than the basics, they asked what we thought about if they released it on PSN for the PS3 as well and had online multiplayer.”
Konami representives wrote down the responses, with most journalists reacting positively to the idea. Destructoid writes:
“At the end of the day, what would make Peace Walker’s online worth playing is voice communication, Wi-Fi and the ability to use the PlayStation 3 controller. The Konami PR reps at our demo session asked our thoughts about releasing Peace Walker as a downloadable PSN title. Everyone at the preview session agreed that Peace Walker would work better on the PS3 over the PSP.”
Such answers may influence Kojima’s next game, or indeed prompt a PS3 release of Peace Walker – perhaps in the same manner as an HD redesign like the God of War Collection. Time will tell. Would you be on board a PS3 Peace Walker?