Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes acts as a prologue to MetalGear Solid V: The Phantom Pain and takes place one year after theevents of Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker. Assuming control ofthe legendary Snake (a.k.a. Big Boss), players are charged with theinfiltration of Camp Omega where both Paz and Chico are held. Thehostages hold key information concerning Snake and his private militaryorganisation that Snake and his ally Kaz Miller must prevent from beingexposed. Ground Zeroes charts the rescue and the subsequent falloutthat leads into the beginning of the The Phantom Pain. Ground Zeroesalso acts as a bridge between previous Metal Gear Solid titles, easingplayers into the vaunted open world of MGSV.
- THE POWER OF FOX ENGINE â€“ Ground Zeroesshowcases Kojima Productionsâ€™ stunning FOX Engine, a truenext-generation game engine which revolutionizes the Metal Gear Solidexperience.
- INTRODUCTION TO OPEN WORLD DESIGN â€“ The firstMetal Gear Solid title to offer open world gameplay. Ground Zeroesoffers total freedom of play: how missions are undertaken is entirelydown to the user.
- UNRESTRICTED STEALTH â€“ Imagine classic MetalGear gameplay but with no restrictions or boundaries. Players useintelligence and cerebral strategy to sneak their way through entiremissions, or go in all guns blazing. Each will have different effectson game consequences and advancement.
- MULTIPLE MISSIONS AND TASKS â€“ Ground Zeroesboasts a central story mode and additional side-missions ranging fromtactical action, aerial assaults and â€œcovertâ€ stages that will be sureto surprise.
- REDESIGNED INTERFACE â€“ Ground Zeroes users willbenefit from a clean in-game HUD that shows the minimal amount ofon-screen data to give a more intense gaming experience.
- VARIOUS IN-GAME WEATHER SETTINGS â€“ GroundZeroes will test the player in a variety of time andweather environments that will be central to METAL GEAR SOLID V: ThePhantom Pain. Use night conditions to your advantage, or poor weatheras strategic cover.
- TRUE NEXT GENERATION GAMING â€“ Availablesimultaneously with the current generation of gaming consoles, GroundZeroes will give PS4 and Xbox One consumers the chance to showcase thepower of their new machines.