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Metal Gear Online Tournament at Comic-Con

Following up on the announcement about the Metal Gear Online World Championship 2008, Konami passed along the details for the Metal Gear Online exhibition tournament that will be hosted in collaboration with Major League Gaming (MLG) at this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego, CA. Players can register to enter this exhibition and compete for some amazing prizes.

Below are the full details regarding the Metal Gear Online 2008 exhibition tournament which include tournament location, full schedule, game settings and prizes.

Preceding the tournament, Mr. Hideo Kojima will be in tournament room to sign autographs and meet fans as well as to commence the tournament.

Room Location

Metal Gear Online Tournament
Mezzanine Level Room #16A

Dates and Times

July 24, Thursday
SHOW HOURS 9:00AM - 7:00PM

All day (until full) MLG, MGO Tournament registration, at booth front desk

July 25, Friday
SHOW HOURS 9:00AM - 7:00PM

All day (until full) MLG, MGO Tournament registration, at booth front desk

  • 10:00AM - 12:00PM KOJIMA, MGO Tournament Room Signing for Kojima
  • 12:00PM - 12:30PM KOJIMA, Kojima intro at beginning of tournament
  • 12:30PM - 6:30PM MGO Tournament play
  • 12:30PM - 1:00PM Round 1 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 1:00PM - 1:30PM Round 2 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 1:30PM - 2:00PM Round 3 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 2:00PM - 2:30PM Round 4 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 2:30PM - 3:00PM Round 5 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 3:00PM - 3:30PM Round 6 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 3:30PM - 4:00PM Round 7 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 4:00PM - 4:30PM Round 8 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 4:30PM - 5:00PM Round 9 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 5:00PM - 5:30PM Round 10 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 5:30PM - 6:00PM Round 11 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 6:00PM - 6:30PM Round 12 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)

July 26, Saturday
SHOW HOURS 9:00AM - 7:00PM

All day (until full) MLG, MGO Tournament registration, at booth front desk

  • 10:00AM - 6:30PM MGO Tournament play
  • 10:00AM - 10:30AM Round 13 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 10:30AM - 11:00AM Round 14 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 11:00AM - 11:30AM Round 15 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 11:30AM - 12:00PM Round 16 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 12:30PM - 1:00PM Round 17 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 1:00PM - 1:30PM Round 18 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 1:30PM - 2:00PM Round 19 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 2:00PM - 2:30PM Round 20 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 2:30PM - 3:00PM Round 21 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 3:00PM - 3:30PM Round 22 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 3:30PM - 4:00PM Round 23 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 4:00PM - 4:30PM Round 24 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 4:30PM - 5:00PM Round 25 (2 matches of 8 players simultaneous)
  • 5:00PM - 6:00PM Finals setup
  • 6:00PM - 7:00PM Finals (8 players, 1 round of FFA deathmatch, up to 3 round of team [4 ea])

July 27, Sunday
SHOW HOURS 8:45AM - 5:00PM

Metal Gear Online Game Settings

Round Settings

Rule type: Deathmatch
Map: Midtown Maelstrom
Round Time: 20mins
Max Number of Characters: 8
Rounds: 1
DP Enabled: No
Skills allowed: No
User characters allowed: No

Finals Settings

Rule type: Deathmatch
Map: Midtown Maelstrom
Round Time: 20mins
Max Number of Characters: 8
Rounds: 1
DP Enabled: No
Skills allowed: No
User characters allowed: No

Final Team Exhibition Settings

Rule type: Team Deathmatch
Map: Ambush Alley
Round Time: 15mins
Tickets: 99
Max Number of Characters: 8 (4v4)
Rounds: 3 (best 2 of)
DP Enabled: No
Skills allowed: No
User characters allowed: No

Prize Packages

Finals Winners

1st place:

  • Metal Gear Solid 4 Limited Edition PS3 hardware bundle
  • Special Metal Gear® Online Poster
  • $1000

2nd Place:

  • Limited Edition Metal Gear Solid 4 game
  • Special Metal Gear® Online Poster
  • $500

3rd Place:

  • Limited Edition Metal Gear Solid 4 game
  • Special Metal Gear® Online Poster
  • $250

Team Exhibition Winners:

  • Special Metal Gear Online poster

All Finalists:

  • Metal Gear Solid 4 Strategy Guide
  • Metal Gear Solid 4 T-Shirt
  • Metal Gear Solid 4 Dog Tags

Round Winners:

  • 2 winners each round - $50 gift card
  • Metal Gear Solid 4 Dog Tags

For more information visit the Metal Gear Online World Championship 2008 website and Comic-Con.org.

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