New Metal Gear Solid 5 Update Lets You Play As Quiet

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A new update lets you play as Quiet in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain's Forward Operating Base missions. The update adds several other changes as well, including new online development items and another difficulty for Event Forward Operating Base missions.

Quiet is a sniper who loses to Venom Snake in a duel in Afghanistan. She becomes a prisoner at Mother Base until she proves she can be trusted to work with Diamond Dog personnel. She's then available as a companion character who can assist the player on missions.

Quiet rarely speaks and carries three sniper rifles with her, the lethal Wicked Butterfly and Sinful Butterfly and non-lethal Guilty Butterfly. Her most noticeable trait is her considerable lack of clothing, explained in the game as a result of a parasite treatment she received. The parasite gives her incredible speed, perception, durability, longevity, phasing, and invisibility, but as a result she must breathe and take in nutrients through her skin. Wearing clothes will literally suffocate her.

In-game, Quiet's superhuman abilities cause her to play much differently than Venom Snake. Quiet can aim down sniper rifle scopes with minimal shaking, and can run faster. She can also jump up to ledges where Venom Snake would normally need a ladder, dash forward, and go invisible when completely still. On account of the parasite, you won't be able to change Quiet's head options or uniform while playing as her.

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The new development items provide additional support for Metal Gear Solid 5's missions. Five items have been added: two sniper rifles, a dark matter generator, a stun dark matter generator, and an energy wall. The two sniper rifles are variants of the same firearm, one is lethal and the other is not. The dark matter generator creates a black cloud that kills any enemy that comes close, while the stun dark matter generator only knocks enemies out. The energy shield can block anything, but will eventually dissipate if it takes too many hits. All of the new items are only available in Forward Operating Base missions.

The new update also adds a hard difficulty to Event Forward Operating Base missions and fixes a few bugs. The full details of the update can be found on Konami's blog.

Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain is available on Xbox One, PS4, and PC.

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How about finishing the last mission so the game is completed.

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lol. the only way for konami to be able to keep milking kojima work

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Konami, when you release 'Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain - Complete Edition' Then I'll be interested in replaying or buy the game again. I'm talking about a DLC that includes side missions as Quiet and how she came to be. I'm also talking about including a playable mission from Snake's final fight that you only get to see in the collector's edition. I did a play through twice and I did enjoy playing it but you can't actually beat an incomplete game. Don't bother releasing another MGS game, fans are STILL not happy about MGS 5 and will rip your next game to shred's.

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Ohh just for FOB missions most of this is for.... Turning to Rockstar* and only updating multiplayer but not singleplayer.

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Unless it's for PS3, I don't give a rat's ass.

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*Can only play as her in FOB missions

Konami can't even revive a dead game with a disgraceful development history right. Might have considered installing this one last time to see if I could squeeze something out of it, but I don't care about online

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I'm in a weird situation right now. I've played (and finished) almost every main Metal Gear Solid games, with exception of this one and Peace Walker. Now, i really wanted to buy this game and beat it alongside Peace Walker, but i'm aware of how...bland this game is. Almost no Story, repetitive missions that stretch the game's length more than it should and a weak-ass plot twist. It's almost like paying for a food that you know it's tasty but it can also give you diarrhea. You want it so bad, and yet you know it's not really worth it and you might regret later.

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@xandxdurx2: The game is actually pretty fun to play. And the music helps it a lot. It'ds just a incomplete game because the last mission of the game was never finished.

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@xandxdurx2: Don't get it, are you talking about MGS 5 or Survival?

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@maitkarro: MGS 5

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This game was a disgrace

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@kstaggs87: You're talking about MGS 5 or Survival?

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@maitkarro: MGS V. I won’t even touch survival.

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I want to pilot Sahelanthropus. Patch that in, 'nami.

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You can just smell the desperation.

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Still won't make me touch that garbage ass game ever again.

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@suprsolider: You're talking about MGS 5 or Survival?

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BOTH.

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Make it a skin for the main story missions.

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@hmoobpaladin: +1!!

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Nice update, shame it's only FOB missions

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@barcaazul: Of course it's only FOB missions. This is Konami and that's the only place they have any chance of making money from you. They don't care if you'd like to play Quiet in story missions; it has zero benefit to them.

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@Carpetfluff:

Whilst you are probably right, it would probably break story missions using her.

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Quiet is the worst female character I've ever seen in a video game.(Design wise and story wise)

It also didn't help that she didn't have that much dialogue in the game which made her completely blank.

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@dorog1995: I kinda agree. That scene were she dances in the rain is so random and shameful, lol Everybody knows Kojima is a pervert, sometimes he made those things in a funny way, sometimes he just cross the line. And Quiet crossed the line, for sure. To create a complex plot (and complexity doesn't mean it's good)... basically the entire parasite plot revolves around Quiet.. All this just to justify her nudity? **** you Kojima, do you think the player base still are in the 90's, lol We all grow up, cheap perversity will not affect us anymore. This is not about tits and butts, this is about a storyteller insulting the intelligence of his audience. Parasites = Early nanomachines, ok, we understand. But it was so dumb and pathetic... The End has the same super powers, but nobody wants to see a 100+ years old geezer nude, right? Be consistent with your own shit Kojima... And to think the guy still is worshiped by many fans smh

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@dorog1995: i think the entire game didnt have much dialogue. its a shame keifer did an awesome job with what little lines he had, way way better than alot of ppl its why he is a pro. felt like big boss had awesome character and they didnt use him. such a shame i wanted to love this game as being the best in the franchise yet its far from it for me. a dust collecting game

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Is Konami going to advertise the update with full-page ads in gaming magazines, which say: "Be Quiet!" ?

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"Pants down on your knees, boys, and grab that joystick... A Quiet is approaching..."

Damn, i should totally be in advertisment...

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@Pupchu: Don't quit your day job, LOL!

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Would rather they put the fox engine to make a new metal gear game. Or remake to original msx games. or better yet reboot the gameboy color ghost babel game and use that as an alternate timeline to continue it. Not a fan of part 5 felt it was far from a metal gear game. Bring back cutscene heavy story telling thats what made this franchise awesome, and bring back boss fights part 5 was rubbish in both these fronts

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@Archangel2222 Who's going to write it? They don't have anyone left to do it, unless you want the folks who cobbled together MG Survive's reason to exist.

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@Carpetfluff: same way other game companies survive, they find a team. its the basics of every company around the world in order to turn a profit you find competent workers. someone leaves no worries you find a replacement its the basics of running a business Im sure konami can go look out for a team. Hideo and his team were not having a good track record of late hence replace and find a good writing team to test the waters and for fan opinion. get the script reviewed etc

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Nooooooo!!!

just when I thought I was out!!!

*I put in 2000+ hours on MGS V. Mostly FOB and upgrading tier 11+ gear/weapons etc..

I do miss it & most games haven't been able to scratch the itch..

MetalGear Surivive shoulda,woulda,coulda been more MGS V and it woulda been such a hit..

Most gamers/fans woulda disregarded 'No-Kajima' if they did this..BUt they totally misjudged the gaming audiences bigtime.

MGS V is hands down my all time favorite game. dating back to the 80's.. ANd the story is pretty awful imo..

but the stealth gameplay is just awesome..

WONDER what other changes we're made..

~When I left I had 1/2 of every unit S++ and what wasn't S++ was S+.

And I think the rest is there a waiting...

All I had left to do was get the final Grenade tier upgrades and maybe 1 or 2 suits..

but I was already uber w/ infiltrating...

Then AGain the higher level FOB's are VERY CHALLENGING. The guards are all cloaked & surveillance is extreme..

UGH,,IM GOING BACK!!!!

PS4~ McSipp

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Every 14 year old boys dream come true.

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@redhedjack: Rule 43-approved.

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@CallMeDuraSouka: I thought she was pretty special. Not to mention she was dope as a companion.

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umm, this is the game that was never completed, right? as in, never finished development and never closed the story? And K thinks this little bit will make us re-install the game?! lololols, gonna take more than Quiet's TNA to interest me :-P more like a FINAL chapter (duh)

Konami: ya know everyone will forget MGSV once the next Splinter Cell comes, right? To me, MGSV was just the closet thing we had this gen until the next SC (which we all know is coming, though not officially announced yet)

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@jedisith: Someone above said that the Collector's Edition had extra ending mission.

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@jedisith: If the next Splinter Cell is like the first four games I'll be on board. If it's another post-2008 Ubisoft, "optional" stealth, time-wasting collectathon, UI markers everywhere type game, I'll have to pass.

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@jedisith: What's TNA? I know what T&A is...

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@jedisith:

I feel ya JediSith dude,, but the gameplay really hit home with me..

The sotry was absolute garbage..Ocelot was amazingly voice acted and is a cool character.

but everything about the story was meh..

I didn't think Splinter Cell Blacklist was even worth completing..If you thought it superior then im curious as to why.

It can't be tomatoe tomato. or just different taste...

If ya wanna discuss it then hit me ^

im no hater despite me having liked MGSV a lot.

(I think the splinter cell I liked was DOuble AGent & I forget the other one. Conviction maybe?

I know it wasn';t Blacklist...

BTW,,,I saw SPlinter Cell Blacklist Uber colelctor's edition on clearance @ mall near me..

It had that remote control bomber drone.. it looked sooo awesome but probably junk..all video game collectables are junk.

Payday2 Mask=Crap, AssCreed gauntlet=crap......

The one awesome collectable I got was 'DeadIsland Riptides "mini-suitcase". the contents we';re crapycrap but the actual mini suitcase is awesome. I have two and use 1 for a "private stash" ;D and the other for USB flash drives etc..

if you liked blacklist and are interested in that lemmie know & i'll tell ya the store etc.. it was $25 bucks sealed.

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metal gear: survive is not working out for you, eh konami?

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hmm hmmmm hm hm hmm hm hmm hmmmm hm hm hmm

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@gamingdevil800: Man that song touched my soul. Hearing her hum it all the time then hearing the real version of the song at the credits. Quiet was a bigger part of the game than most people realized. I really enjoyed Phantom Pain, it went off the normal formula but it was still true to the MG series if you pay attention to the small details.

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@craigtl: It sure made something big for Kojima and for many of us.

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