Konami has confirmed that Metal Gear Solid Touch will be available to download from Apple's App Store from March 19. The Metal Gear Solid 4 inspired action game will cost 4.99 Euro.

The game has been developed by Kojima Productions and follows the storyline of PlayStation 3 exclusive Metal Gear Solid 4. Players join forces with Old Snake as he fights the PMCs, Haven Troopers, Gekko units and Beauty and Beast bosses seen in the hit console game.

The first 12 stages will be released in the 'Advance Edition', launching on March 19, but will be followed by a free update that will add a further eight stages. The update and complete edition will be available from the App Store in the second quarter of 2009.

Look out for our thoughts on Metal Gear Solid Touch in the near future.