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FanFest: DUST 514 Deploys May 14th on PS3

Brandon Laurino's Avatar + Posted by Brandon Laurino on Apr 27, 2013

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Hi all – I am writing this in the midst CCP’s annual EVE convention in Iceland, our biggest FanFest yet. By now you have probably heard news of the upcoming launch date for DUST 514, where DUST 514 concludes its Open Beta phase, set for the very appropriate date of 5.14.2013 upon which we fully release the first and only full “Free-to-Play” shooter ever on console.

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DUST 514 Update Adds EVE Online Integration, Keyboard and Mouse Controls, And More

Brandon Laurino's Avatar + Posted by Brandon Laurino on Aug 09, 2012

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Greetings from Shanghai and the DUST 514 development team! I’m Brandon Laurino, Executive Producer for DUST 514, here to let you know what’s going on in development, and bring you a sneak preview of the improvements coming to the DUST 514 Closed Beta with our “Precursor” release on August 21st. Whether you’re a hardcore beta tester or just casually interested in the game, next week’s update marks another significant milestone as the game moves towards Open Beta.

The first live DUST 514 / EVE Online integration

Linking the intense front-line combat of DUST 514 with the galactic ship warfare of EVE Online has always been our keystone to building a vibrant community, and now that keystone is coming into place.

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DUST 514 Will Be Free to Play on PlayStation 3

Brandon Laurino's Avatar + Posted by Brandon Laurino on Mar 05, 2012

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Hi beloved PS Blog readers – we hope you have been enjoying our series of articles here. We have some big news about DUST 514 coming out this week and wanted to write a more personal note about it here, to you.

The development of DUST 514 has been an amazing experience, as we at CCP pioneer new frontiers for console games in collaboration with Sony. It has really been a process of exploring and breaking new ground – running an MMO service that needs constant updates on a console, microtransactions on a console, connecting an MMO on console to an MMO on PC in a real time shared universe and the Marketplace between the two – and there’s even more to come. Today, I’m writing about one more of those things – DUST 514 will be free to play on PlayStation 3!

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Metal Gear Online – Race Mission and “Patriot” Details Unveiled

Brandon Laurino's Avatar + Posted by Brandon Laurino on May 05, 2009

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Hello all! The SCENE Expansion pack was recently released for Metal Gear Online, which came with a ton of exciting new features, maps, and of course two new playable characters, Vamp and Raiden. But there’s even more content coming soon! Starting on May 12th 2009, all players, not just those who have purchased SCENE, will […]

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Metal Gear Online – SCENE Expansion Skills and Map Details

Brandon Laurino's Avatar + Posted by Brandon Laurino on Mar 16, 2009

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Hello all – Only one more day until the SCENE Expansion for Metal Gear Online is released! That means only one more day until the pre-order period ends, and your opportunity to get the “cardboard man” head gear for free! You can purchase the SCENE Expansion by itself for $9.99, as a bundle with the […]

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Metal Gear Online – SCENE Expansion Pre-Order Begins

Brandon Laurino's Avatar + Posted by Brandon Laurino on Mar 10, 2009

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Hello all – Starting later today, you will be able to pre-order the Metal Gear Online SCENE Expansion pack! You can purchase SCENE separately for $9.99, a bundle with the second MGO Expansion pack, MEME, for $14.99, or get all three Expansion packs, GENE, MEME, and, SCENE for just $17.99 through Metal Gear Online’s in-game […]

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Metal Gear Online – SCENE Expansion Release Date and Details

Brandon Laurino's Avatar + Posted by Brandon Laurino on Mar 05, 2009

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Hello all – We’re happy to announce the official release date and more details about the SCENE Expansion pack for Metal Gear Online. SCENE will be available separately for $9.99 and offered as a bundle with the second MGO Expansion pack, MEME, for $14.99 as well as all three expansion packs – GENE, MEME, and […]

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Metal Gear Online – SCENE Expansion Pack Trailer!

Brandon Laurino's Avatar + Posted by Brandon Laurino on Feb 26, 2009

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Hello all – As we posted last week in the initial announcement of the Metal Gear Online SCENE Expansion pack, we’re now happy to present this trailer showing off of the awesome new maps, characters and items included in SCENE! You can also download this trailer for free from the PlayStation Store later today. Remember […]

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