Metal Gear Solid V: the Phantom Pain takes place nine years after the events of MGSV: Ground Zeroes and the fall of Mother Base. Snake (A.K.A. Big boss), awakes from a nine year combat. The game resumes the story in 1984, with the Cold War still as the backdrop, which continues to shape a global crisis. Snake’s journey takes him into a world where he is driven by a need for revenge and the pursuit of a shadow group, Xof.
Metal Gear Online is built around a dedicated squad-based competitive multiplayer structure, which has been fully redesigned with the familiar gameplay and aesthetic styling of the acclaimed Metal Gear Solid series. The online element introduces tactical team operations and features a class system that more uniquely defines the strengths and abilities of player characters on the battlefield. Players can select from 3 distinct classes: Scout, Enforcer and Infiltrator. Select different missions, utilize special customization options, and take advantage of support weapons unique to the online multiplayer title. Metal Gear Online also features a revised version of the buddy system, pairing two players as allies for enhanced, multiplayer benefits. “