Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

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Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
Developer(s) Kojima Productions
Publisher(s) Konami
Series Metal Gear
Release date(s) June 12, 2008
Release type PlayStation 3 exclusive
Genre(s) Action, Adventure, Stealth
Mode(s) Single-player
GameID(s) BLES00246 (IRD), BLJM67001 (IRD), BLUS30109 (IRD), NPEB02182, NPUB31633
Demo
NPEB90116, NPJB90149, NPUB90176
Database
NPEB00027, NPUB90126
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Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots is the sixth Metal Gear game directed by Hideo Kojima and is set five years after the events of Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, the story centers around a prematurely aged Solid Snake, now known as Old Snake, as he goes on one last mission to assassinate his nemesis Liquid Snake, who now inhabits the body of his former henchman Revolver Ocelot under the guise of Liquid Ocelot, before he takes control of the Sons of the Patriots, an A.I. system that controls the activities of PMCs worldwide. The game received universal acclaim, garnering perfect reviews and Game of the Year awards from several major gaming publications, including GameSpot, which claimed that the game was "technically flawless". The game has been considered one of the best games of the seventh generation of console gaming and among the greatest of all time. Its release caused a boost in sales of the PlayStation 3, where it sold over six million copies worldwide.

Configuration

Only options that deviate from the default configuration to ensure best performance are listed below. The full list of default options is available here.

GPU configuration

Setting Option Notes
Renderer Vulkan Recommended to get the best performance.

Known Issues

Freezes/softlocks

The game is very unstable and will frequently crash within seconds even when using SPU LLVM & Accurate Xfloat Off.

No audio

When using anything other than SPU LLVM Recompiler and Accurate Xfloat OFF, the game will have no/some sound only.

Special Notes

RajkoSto builds

There are builds made by RajkoSto that have additional hacks to improve stability and performance of this title. You can find the builds of this fork here.