Konami have announced the launch of Metal Gear Online on PC.
Available as part of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, the multiplayer component is built around a dedicated squad-based competitive multiplayer structure, which has been fully redesigned within the familiar gameplay and aesthetic styling of the brilliant Metal Gear Solid series. The online element introduces Tactical Team Operations and features a ‘class system’ that uniquely defines the strengths and abilities of player characters on the battlefield. Players can select from three distinct classes: Scout, Enforcer and Infiltrator.
It also comes supporting 16-player online battles in order for 8v8 PvP combat. This is a rise on the 12 player capacity, available on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. There are a variety of different missions available, a vast amount of customization options, as well as taking advantage of support weapons. There is also a a revised version of the Buddy system seen in The Phantom Pain, pairing two players as allies for enhanced, multiplayer benefits.
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