Watch Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain's launch trailer

Check out this impressive video for Konami's upcoming stealth-action game.

Right on schedule, Konami has released the launch trailer for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, the latest entry in the publisher's long-running and revered franchise.

The game itself hits consoles and PC on September 1. Reviews for the stealth-action game started coming online this week, and they have been very positive. Take a look at the launch trailer below.

GameSpot awarded The Phantom Pain the rare score of 10/10. Reviewer Peter Brown praised The Phantom Pain in his review, saying it is for sure the best Metal Gear game ever made.

"When it comes to storytelling, there has never been a Metal Gear game that's so consistent in tone, daring in subject matter, and so captivating in presentation," Brown said. "The Phantom Pain may be a contender for one of the best action games ever made, but is undoubtedly the best Metal Gear game there is."

In other news about The Phantom Pain, we're still waiting for Konami to clarify exactly how microtransactions work for the game's Forward Operating Base (FOB) multiplayer mode.