Metal Gear Solid 5 update 1.17 is now available on PlayStation 4. According to the official Metal Gear Solid 5 1.17 patch notes, the new update has added various gameplay changes and improvements. In addition, Metal Gear Solid 5 version 1.17 also includes performance enhancements for the game. Check out the patch notes below. Please note that the English version of the Metal Gear Solid 5 1.17 patch notes is not available yet. This changelog is translated from Japanese. You might find some lines difficult to read.

Quiet assassin enters FOB

“Quiet” becomes usable when FOB infiltrate. Although you can not change the suit or the head option, it is a master of the sniper rifle, and shooting is possible almost without shaking. Moving speed is very fast and you can move instantaneously by jumping in places with height difference like ladder. You can use a special dash that stuffs together at once, and you can make it transparent if you do not move for a while.

Added new online development item

Metal Gear Solid 5 version 1.17 added new weapons and items that can be utilized in the mission also appeared this time. Here are some of them. All of these are “online development items”, and development will proceed even when game machines and PCs are not running. Also, by using MB coins, development time can be shortened.

Renov · EX bis sniper rifle
RENOV-ICKX BIS [★ 7 ~ ★ 11]


A sniper rifle that fires bullets penetrating the shield. It has an extremely long effective range and boasts extremely high power and penetrating power. * Can be used only with FOB missions

Renov · EX bis sniper rifle (non-killing)
RENOV-ICKX TP BIS [★ 7 ~ ★ 11]


A sniper rifle that fires bullets penetrating the shield. It has an extremely long effective range and boasts extremely high power and penetrating power. * Can be used only with FOB missions

Dark matter generator
DM GENERATOR [★ 7 ~ ★ 11]


Inject a huge dark sphere shading, dark matter. The sphere deals damage to the touching enemy. * Can be used only with FOB missions

Stan Dark Matter Generator
DM GENERATOR [★ 7 ~ ★ 11]


Shield and shoot giant dark spheres, stun dark matter with stun effect. The sphere stuns the touching enemy. * Can be used only with FOB missions

 

Energy Wall
ENERGY WALL [★ 7 ~ ★ 9]


Stun, sleep, bullet, marking, generate a protective shield that will invalidate for a certain time. The shield disappears if it receives a certain amount of damage. * Can be used only with FOB missions.

New difficulty added to event FOB

“Event FOB [HARD]” that can earn more “event points” has appeared! There is no retaliation from “event FOB” (the defense side later does not infiltrate with retaliation), so let’s infiltrate “event FOB” and deprive resources and staff. If you are new to the FOB mission please also try “Event FOB”.

Metal Gear Solid 5 Update 1.17 Patch Notes

  • Quiet is now playable in FOB Online mode after Metal Gear Solid 5 1.17.
  • Difficulty levels EASY and HARD have been added to prevent FOBs.
  • Added new weapons to develop in Grades 7,8,9,10, and 11.
  • Metal Gear Solid 5 version 1.17 fixed some minor issues.

Metal Gear Solid 5 update 1.17 is now available for download on PS4.