Here is the trophy list for Mercenary Kings which consists of 26 trophies along with a platinum.
Fantastic news that it has a platinum and it goes to prove the people going off what Kojima said wrong. However, I really do wish Sony would reveal what the requirements to platinum are. It seems that there are countless games that violate several things members of the industry have revealed and it would probably just make everyone happy knowing the who, what, when, where and why of it all.
Yes, I don't understand why MGS5 doesn't have one while this has ...maybe the PS+ games get a platinum exceptionally? Kojima said it's because of game length but even Resogun has a platinum so my best guess is that it's because of PS+.
It's because of the content. You can finish MGS in 30 minutes. Mercenary Kings has 100 Levels so because of the content there is no platinum in MGS.
You can finish Resogun in 30mins too and it still has a platinum. Also, finishing all 7 missions in Ground Zeroes takes about 4 hours and you'll take at least 15 hours to get 100%... so I'm not sure whether this is generally based on content.
"Kojima said it's because of game length" No, he said it was based off COST. "The reason GZ doesn't have Platinum Trophy in PS4 is due to SONY's regulation. They won't allow us to have them for non-full price game." Klei were the ones who said it was based off content, which was why Don't Starve lacks one (even though I would say there is more to do there than Hotline Miami and many others). "maybe the PS+ games get a platinum exceptionally?" Strider is short (can be beaten in a little over an hour), cheap ($15), digital only (outside of Asia), has an unimaginative trophy list (mostly beat X boss), not free with Plus and has a platinum. Furthermore, Don't Starve and Outlast were both Plus games for the PS4 that didn't get one. Honestly, you could come at it from almost any direction and find at least 1 example that disproves a theory.
We are getting a Platinum I see
imo, all games should have a platinum. getting every trophy is getting every trophy!
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