Metal Gear Solid V Renders At 1440p On PS4 Pro, No Native 4K Support Or Enhancements

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has finally received an update today that enables support for the PS4 Pro hardware.

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affrogamer325d ago (Edited 325d ago )

LOL no one was expecting native 4K for a very demanding game that runs 60fps on a PS4 Pro.

PlayableGamez-325d ago

MGSV is not a demanding game.
I was expecting at least checkerboard rendering

C-H-E-F325d ago

You sniffed glue while you were young huh? lOl MGSV looks better than most current games in this gen. LMAO go sit down in a corner somewhere and rethink this comment lOl

TheKingKratos325d ago (Edited 325d ago )

I wasn't expecting an upgrade for the pro at all from this old game
So i guess it's ok

PlayableGamez-325d ago (Edited 325d ago )

MGSV is a hollow open world game on top of the fox engine being well optimize especially for the PS4.
If you break down MGSV it really isn't that demanding which is why the game runs at 1080p 60fps on the PS4 with little to no performance drops to begin with.
It seems you guys don't understand what 'demanding' game even means.
Just because a game looks good doesn't mean it's demanding and just because a game looks bad doesn't mean it isn't demanding because optimization plays a huge role in performance.

1nsomniac325d ago

Like @playablegamez has said, I think a lot of people on here don’t actually understand the terminology behind what they’re saying.

MGSV is certainly not a demanding game.

bouzebbal325d ago

it is 60fps so i am fine with that.
1440p is icing on the cake.

UltraNova325d ago

I certainly wasn't expecting Konami to put some real effort into Kojima's last MGS game. This patch is more of an indirect insult to a dev who had to release his last game at Konami unfinished and then leave. Its a half-done patch for a half done game.

This is certainly one for Jim Sterling's "F*** Konami News" segment.

That said, F*** KONAMI.

Ju325d ago

That's just what it is if you recompile and add a new res for the pro. Sounds about right. And it has slight performance advantages even. For a game u just got for free that's more than I expected. Sure CB would have been nice, but would have required significant more effort to make

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BassMan125325d ago

MGS is not a demanding game though. On PC, it could run 60fps very high with a GTX 660.

GamingSinceForever325d ago

OK so then why only 1440p instead of 1800p?

Teflon02325d ago

Maybe they didn't want to do any more optimization and just said put it at that, we know it'll run perfect on that instead of extra optimization for higher. I'm pretty sure that's the case. They don't make money off doing extra development so it'll be a quick thing most times. Didn't expect 4k but higher. They probably only did it as some deal with Sony when they added it to plus. At least I assume

spreadlove325d ago

Maybe it will be native 4k on Xbox One X then.

Aceman18325d ago

The game looked great from the get go so this update is just nice here you go thing.

XStation4pio_Pro325d ago

That’s what the one X is for.

DarXyde325d ago (Edited 325d ago )

Disagree. FOX Engine prioritizes faces and lighting. You can find plenty of problems elsewhere. The character models actually look nearly identical on PS3/X360 and PS4/ XBOX One, resolution withstanding.

It's an accomplishment on last gen hardware, not so much now. Game is also pretty barren in many spots. Looks outstanding for a 1080p/60fps title, but not nearly as detailed as games like Uncharted 4 or Horizon. I'm pretty surprised we're not seeing native 4K either.

Then again, some key people left the company.

TedCruzsTaint325d ago (Edited 325d ago )

The thing runs at 1080/60fps with midrange cards released before, even, the original PS4 ..

AKS324d ago (Edited 324d ago )

This game has been free to PS+ subscribers. No, they're not going to try rebuild it from the ground up with a new proprietary engine and challenge Guerrilla Games and Insomniac technically. LOL. It's a pleasant surprise they did a Pro upgrade at all. It's a fantastic and beautiful game that now looks and runs even better...and it's FREE. But leave it to the interwebz to try to frame this as disappointing and negative.

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Hardiman325d ago

It looks crisper and runs silky smooth now. I'll take it. I would've loved HDR but still happy with the improvements.

Lexreborn2325d ago

I'm not understanding how a resolution bump and better performance(I never had bad performance in the game so I'm surprised on this one) is not an enhancement or something to be happy with. This is starting to get sad at what we are saying isn't better then our initial consoles we got 4 years ago.

Yi-Long325d ago

Still no original Japanese voices though...

2pacalypsenow325d ago

You can buy the Japanese version.

Yi-Long325d ago

I did. Still doesn't change the fact Konami refuses to release a version that has the original Japanese vooces in the West.

2pacalypsenow325d ago

Why would they use resources for something like that?

Yi-Long324d ago (Edited 324d ago )

Which extra resources would it take!? They have the voices. They have the subtitles. The PC release offers different audio options. It all exists already. Even if it's not included on the disc, it could be offered as an optional download, like so many games do.these days, like Persona 5, World of Final Fantasy, Assassin's Creed Origins, etc.

And 'Why!?'; because there are many gamers/people around the world who prefer their entertainment in the orginal language, and won't buy dub-only releases...

Nivekki324d ago

And so the world did grind to a halt when it realized there were no original Japanese voices in MSG5. And then the world also realized that no one but Yi-Long gave a fuck, and got back to what they were doing, perfectly happy with the consequences.

UKRsoldja324d ago

Nobody except you gives a damn about the japanese..

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kevnb325d ago

1440p is an enhancement.

boing1325d ago

Yeah, the title tries hard to make it sound like we shouldn't bother to download this FREE update because the difference is 'negligible' and Pro is super weak for not doing native 4k.

kevnb325d ago (Edited 325d ago )

Microsoft is really putting a lot of moeny and time manipulating the media for something that probably isnt worth the trouble. The xbox one x still isnt going to sell much more than it otherwise would have, the target audience for these refresh consoles arent that stupid.

Fishy Fingers325d ago (Edited 325d ago )

You’re insinuating MS had a hand in manipulating this headline/article?

You should probably take a break from N4G.

kevnb325d ago (Edited 325d ago )

@Fishy Fingers this is Microsoft we are talking about, examples of them being caught. Hell these guys even had journalists tell us vista and windows 8 were great.

NatFanBoyRestricted325d ago

Kevnb lost all sense because n4g. Conspiracy theories are all that's left.

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Xenophon_York325d ago

Great draw distance and frame rate on the Pro.

DrJones324d ago

Draw distance is the same, watch the Digital Foundry video

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