Following months upon months of rumors and speculation, Konami has confirmed that Kojima productions has been closed.

In an email to Polygon, Konami confirmed that the studio was shut down as a result of its long development cycles.

Many Kojima Production members reportedly left prior to the shutdown.



In a notice on the Konami Japan page, the following message was posted:

KONAMI is: also the production of “Metal Gear” series after “MGSV TPP”, we will continue to provide

Or at least that’s what google translate said the notice said.