Metal Gear Online is a stealth third-person shooter video game for the PlayStation 3 developed by Kojima Productions and published by Konami. It is an online multiplayer component for Metal Gear Solid 4. Τhe Starter Pack of Online was available worldwide bundled with Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, with a standalone release for Japan. The name Metal Gear Online is common with earlier online components for Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence and Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops. Metal Gear Online's North American and European servers were shut down on June 12, 2012.