MGSV update coming May 10, brings new items, weapons, features and more to FOB and single player

On May 10 (tomorrow) Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will receive a new update, that will bring a number of new features and items to the game, as well as some bug fixes. This has been announced on the official website of the game. Metal Gear Online will also receive an update, more info on that can be found here.

See below for the content of the latest update to METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN, which is packed with exciting new features!

New Online Development items added!

This update features a range of new weapons and items to aid in your missions. Several of these are shown below. All of these are Online Development items, meaning their development progresses even when you are away from your game system or PC. You can also use MB Coins to shorten the development time!

SNEAKING SUIT Security Guard Stealth Camo[★9~★11]


This security feature is added to sneaking suit and battle dress uniforms of Grades 9, 10, or 11. When your security guards spot an intruder, they will activate temporary stealth camouflage and vanish from sight! Add a stealthy surprise to the defenses of your FOB.

UA-DRONE Battery Vaporizer-Equipped UAV[★9~★11]


This security feature is added to UAVs of Grades 9, 10, or 11. The UAV carries a compact microwave emitter that disables batteries in the surrounding area. Knock out the electronics of intruders into your FOB!

FOM DECOY Dummy Field of Movement Emitter[★5~]


Jams the search capabilities of an FOB defender’s Intel Team, showing a false FOM prediction where the emitter is thrown.

FB MR R-L FLTN Falkenberg Multi-Role Recoilless Rifle (Fulton Warheads)[★5~]


A recoilless rifle designed to Fulton extract targets struck by its specially-developed warhead.

TORNADO-6 Revolver[★3~]


Ocelot’s revolver of choice. Firing at solid surfaces such as walls causes a ricochet that may hit nearby enemies.

UN-AAM-NL Non-Lethal Machine Gun


A general-purpose 5.56mm machine gun of European manufacture, specially modified to fire rubber bullets. *New Online Development items added in this update will be unlocked one by one after maintenance periods in the weeks to come.

Dispatch your forces to assault FOBs and aid your infiltration!


This new feature allows you to dispatch a strike force to an FOB ahead of your infiltration, to knock out security devices or eliminate guards.

Added information on Short Leagues to PF Rating screen.


In addition to the virtual league battles held on a weekly basis, you can now participate in special short leagues that last just one day. Also, the PF Rating screen will now show your PF’s stats in greater detail, so be sure to check it and see how your day-to-day actions are strengthening your force!

New soldiers arrive with unique new skills!


The new skills in this update are perfect for getting a major boost to your PF Rating. Find and extract soldiers with these skills to make your force stronger than ever!

Special online-only tasks added to the Challenge Task list!


“Challenge Tasks,” the special achievements that offer rewards for each one completed, now include online-only tasks! There are all kinds of tasks to try, from simple feats that can be completed with ease, to massive undertakings that will keep you trying for hours. Online Challenge Tasks will be added/changed as time progresses, so be sure to check out the latest challenges and try those you think you can achieve!

Other update details

In addition to the above, a number of small refinements and bug fixes have been applied.

Source: MGSV Official Site

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