The Metal Gear Solid 5 NVIDIA Game Ready Driver has been Released

By   /   Aug 31, 2015
Metal Gear Solid 5 Definitive EX

Today has been an interesting day for fans who have purchased, or are going to purchase Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain for PC. At least we now have some more positive news to share.

One of the biggest debates between fans have been just when the game was unlocked. This has been confirmed as being 12am Eastern Time (USA). Today, news came out that the physical release of the game only featured a Steam installer, which is not the best news for people with capped internet connections or slow speeds.

While we PC owners awaiting for the game to unlock could feel slightly annoyed, we have one piece of positive news and that is that NVIDIA have released their drivers for the game as well as Mad Max. This means that the drivers should be optimised to get the best out of the games.

One thing that has been noticed by users so far is that an HBAO+ profile has been added for Metal Gear Solid 5: the Phantom Pain. This has been added to remove some issues around the ambient occlusion in the game. While it causes some performance issues, it mainly makes the game look better by removing an annoying aura around objects and characters.

We’ll have to wait for the game to finally unlock before we can see how the game performs, though it looks like everybody will be downloading the game. Hopefully Steam won’t decide to have issues at this point, especially with the game being so popular. With no pre-load and no real physical release, it looks like Konami are favouring the digital only approach to this release.

What are your thoughts on Metal Gear Solid 5 so far? Do you feel Konami are letting PC gamers down? Let us know your thoughts below.

Featured Videos

Hot Right Now

AMD Ryzen CPU

The AMD Ryzen CPU Hits The Right Marks, Just Needs Right Price

The AMD Ryzen CPU was demoed recently and what a demo it was. AMD showed that the upcoming AMD...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Death Stranding leak

New Death Stranding Leak Revealed The Name Of Norman Reedus’ Character

Hideo Kojima rocked the internet with the reveal of Death Stranding trailer at The Game Awards...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Video Game Remasters

Untold Stories of Video Game Remasters – the Good, Bad, and Ugly

In today’s video, we discuss something subjective – are video game remasters good or bad? And...

by   /   Sep 9, 2016
Video Game Villains

Top 10 Invincible Video Game Villains Who Just Won’t Die, No Matter What

We all are accustomed with video game villains and the story usually concludes with the fall of...

by   /   Aug 18, 2016
Panasonic 3DO

Top-10 Retro Consoles You Never Knew Existed

Video gaming has come a long way! While we are well-acquainted with the likes of Xbox Scorpio and...

by   /   Aug 17, 2016
Load More