Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Summary

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Nvidia releases Game Ready drivers for Metal gear Solid 5 and Mad Max

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Nvidia has a new driver available for today's two big releases, Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Painand Mad Max. You can grab the GeForce Game Ready 355.82 WHQL drivers from Nvidia's website.

According to the release notes ( PDF), players can expect "Game Ready optimizations, a NVIDIA Control Panel Ambient Occlusion profile, and a SLI profile".

Metal Gear Solid 5 discs reportedly contain a Steam installer and nothing else

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Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain is released on PC today, digitally and in physical disc format. Or, as it turns out, just the former.

A Twitter user who got their physical copy of Hideo Kojima's latest action-stealth epic has posted a number of screenshots that suggest the only file on the disc is a Steam installer. We live in a very stupid era.

Hideo Kojima's final trailer for Metal Gear Solid 5 has been released

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Here's perhaps the last trailer that Hideo Kojima will ever make for the Metal Gear series, a nostalgic trip through past triumphs leading up to what we hope is another one - next week's hotly anticipated Metal Gear Solid 5.

It's not exactly spoiler-heavy, but considering that MGS5 is only a few days away you might want to give it a miss. I watched it, because I have no willpower. 

Konami reassures fans that Metal Gear Solid 5's multiplayer component is not hidden behind a paywall

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Earlier today we reported a story originating from Gamespot which suggested the PVP base invasion FOB mode from Metal Gear Solid 5 required microtransactions to access.

Konami has released an official statement refuting that claim, stating clearly that the idea that the game's multiplayer elements would be hidden behind a paywall is "simply not true."

*UPDATE* Rumour: Metal Gear Solid 5 locks multiplayer FOB mode behind paywall

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Metal Gear Solid 5 is out in just over a week, and judging by the review scores that are coming in today, it's going to be quite the game. As long as you weren't hoping to jump straight into its PVP-focused FOB mode, that is.

Gamespot reports that the mode is locked behind a paywall, and that players will need to pay real money for in-game MB Coins in order to access it.

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