Snake would be acceptable because he defines MGS and is the character you play throughout the entire series and has always been more valued than raiden for PSASBR. Not to mention is one of the most Iconic characters in gaming history.
Snake would have been the only acceptable 2nd rep. Zeus? Not a chance
When did my post deny any of that? That's common knowledge.
I'm just saying that this community should stop inventing excuses not to like a certain character. You don't like Zeus because he's not really an iconic Playstation character, and nobody really wanted him. Okay, that's fair; totally valid complaint.
But suddenly adopting this "We only want one rep per franchise" stance when your past requests clearly contradict that just makes this community look childish. And even worse, it might affect SSM's thinking for future DLC.
Imagine if Sony Santa Monica announced that they had been talking to Konami about getting Snake in the game, but cancelled them because the community kept whining about only wanting one character per IP when Zeus was announced. This community would only have itself to blame, even though if they'd never admit it.