Metal Gear Solid V Graphics Comparison of 2013-2015 Showcases Noticeable Differences

Posted 1 year ago

YouTuber ‘frost Danger’, has made available a video of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, which gives us a graphics comparison between the different builds we have seen of the title from 2013 to its current state.

You can view the video comparison below:

Metal Gear Solid V has undergone some visual changes

While the video footage is not quite enough to draw any assumptions as to either a downgrade or an upgrade in visual quality, it does demonstrate a difference. A different approach in the overall look though does not constitute a downgrade in any way.

Some fans have reported that the latest footage, which can be viewed below, exhibits a graphics downgrade especially in shadows, textures, and colors.


Producer Ken-ichiro Imaizumi, following these reports responded on twitter addressing these concerns directly.

Metal Gear Solid wins big at E3 2015

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain went down a storm at E3 2015 receiving a plethora of nominations and awards, including IGN’s Game of the Show, Gamespot’s Best of E3, Polygon’s Editor’s Choice and many more. The full list of nomination and awards can be viewed here.

The Japanese voice actor behind Solid Snake, Akio Otsuka, has reported that Kojima Productions was forced to disband, and that their efforts in creating their biggest masterpiece with Metal Gear Solid V is almost complete.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain releases on September 1st for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and on PC on September 15. We will bring you any new information regarding Metal Gear Solid V, Konami and Hideo Kojima as soon as it becomes available.

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