Get ready for some blood and gore as the poster for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has been shared by none other than the game's creator himself.

Hideo Kojima, who has directed and designed the game, took to Twitter to share what he reveals is the final poster for the action adventure stealth game Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain follows Kojima Productions' Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain. It is a separated composite of the two older games.

The new poster shared by Kojima show off protagonist Solid Snake and his companion Quiet with blood dripping all over. The poster also has the words "Stained in blood, the aftermath of revenge" to pique gamers' interest.

Kojima also explained that this poster will be seen at "limited stores" in Japan from August 2015 onwards.

Not only has the poster been revealed publicly by the creator, but the much-awaited game has gone up for pre-order on the Japanese PlayStation Store.

The pre-order pages for PS3 and PS4 give a glimpse into the download size of the game for both PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. Thanks to this information avid gamers and fans of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain can be prepared well in advance and clear adequate space from their system.

The PlayStation 4 version of the game will take up 25.1GB, whereas the PlayStation 3 version is lighter and will occupy 11.7GB.

However, remember this figure is for the Japanese versions and could be slightly different for users in the U.S., as well as Europe. Why? Because of localization of files. It is not known how much space the Xbox and PC variants of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will occupy.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is slated to launch for PS3, PS4, Xbox One and Xbox 360 on September 1. The PC version will release a couple of weeks later on September 15.launches on PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One on September 1.

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