Kojima Productions ushers in a new era for the Metal Gear Solid V franchise with its newest chapter Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain which is set nine years after the fall of Mother Base and the other events in Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes. The game resumes the storyline in 1984 with the Cold War as the bleak, fear-inducing backdrop, which continues to shape an impending global crisis that potentially cannot be averted. After lying dead to the world in a near-decade-long coma, you finally awaken as Snake, a.k.a. Big Boss, filled with the thirst for revenge.Set off in pursuit of the shadow group, XOF, as Snake in The Phantom Pain, which features an open-world design, giving you ultimate tactical freedom in carrying out your missions and progressing through the game. Thanks to the Fox Engine, you can enjoy cutting-edge visual technology with photorealistic graphics and cinema-quality storytelling, making it feel as if you’re truly part of the action. Delve into the dark nature of combat, exploring intense themes, such as the psychology of warfare and the resulting atrocities. Showcase your skills of stealth in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.