- On December 9, 2013, Konami announced that not only will Ground Zeroes be released on March 18, 2014, but the Xbox 360 and Xbox One versions of the game will have an exclusive mission that will allow the player to play as Raiden based on his Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance appearance.
- On November 15, 2013, a new trailer for Ground Zeroes revealed that the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 versions of the game will receive an exclusive mission that will allow the player to play as Classic Snake.
- On June 10, 2013, Konami officially announced that The Phantom Pain is going to be released for the Xbox One. The next day, it was officially announced that the game will be released for the PlayStation 4 as well.
- On June 6, 2013, Hideo Kojima officially announced that Kiefer Sutherland will be Big Boss' voice and motion capture actor for Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain.