Publisher Konami confirmed via Twitter on Tuesday that it currently has no plans to finish Metal Gear Solid V's controversial Mission 51, adding that the game as is is "definitely not the ending."
Users of the platform challenged the title's official feed on the fifth main installment's "unfinished" nature during promotion for the upcoming Metal Gear Solid V: The Definitive Experience set to launch on October 13. When asked by one person as to how long players have to wait for a more conclusive ending, Konami replied with the following:
When asked how the incoming rerelease is definitive if the ending is still missing, Konami replied with:
The full Twitter thread can be found here, but does contain spoilers for the title.
This marks the first time Konami has acknowledged the controversy surrounding the Mission, though it does confirm that there are no plans to proceed with the original story content in the future.
Sad, I haven’t played the game in hope that I will be able to experience the game how Kojima visioned. I guess that won’t be happening now.