press release

Notice of End of Service for "METAL SLUG DEFENSE"


We would like to thank everyone for your continued support and patronage of “METAL SLUG DEFENSE”.

We regret to inform you we have decided to end the service of “METAL SLUG DEFENSE” for iOS and Android on April 17, 2023 (Monday).

The entire development and operation team would like to express our deepest gratitude for the support we have received from many people around the world since the launch of the service on May 1, 2014(JST).

The schedule until the end of the service is as follows.




– Wednesday, October 12, 2022(JST)

MEDALS, the paid in-game currency, will no longer be available for purchase.

All other paid items will not be available for purchase.

*All purchased MEDALS can be used until the end of the service.

*Please note that the MEDALS will not be refundable.


– Monday, April 17, 2023(JST)

End of the service

*Players will not be able to play “METAL SLUG DEFENSE” for iOS/Android after the service ends.

*Players will be able to continue playing “METAL SLUG DEFENSE” for Steam.


We hope you will continue to enjoy “METAL SLUG DEFENSE” until the end of the service.

We will continue to operate the app so that everyone can enjoy it until the end.


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