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Metal Equipment Solid 3: Snake Eater arrived for the first time on PC with a convincing “oof” final month, launching alongside Metal Equipment Solid 1 and 2, plus the 2 Metal Equipment games, within the extraordinarily barebones Master Series.
Amongst the many, many complaints directed on the PC assortment of Hideo Kojima’s assembled sneakathon (Snakeathon?) are the shortcoming of any in-depth PC graphics options, including being locked to 720p – or worse for MGS1, emulated at a brutal PS1-expertise 240p and 50Hz when taking half in its PAL version – and incorrect facet ratios during each gameplay and cutscenes. In other words, it modified into once a microscopic of a huge number.
As is now tradition, modders maintain stepped as much as repair what Konami it seems didn’t must, with most sleek Master Series mod MGSHDFix gathering collectively a toolbox of helpful expanded options and fixes for those taking half in any of the games on PC. (Thanks, GamingOnLinux.)
The mixed mod pack from modders Lyall, emoose, ShizCalev and yoyossef involves original make stronger for custom resolutions, including ultrawide make stronger, and the flexibility to resize the HUD and cutscenes to 16:9 in MGS2 and 3, albeit in an experimental make for now. That it is likely you’ll furthermore furthermore now play in a with out boundary lines mode or a window, in plan of being compelled into routine fullscreen.
In other places, the pack makes corrections to Sons of Liberty and Snake Eater’s facet ratio in gameplay and cutscenes to be correct to the original games. There are some tweaks to make all the pieces watch sharper too, thanks to expanded texture dimension limits and adjustable anisotropic filtering – though the larger textures are most engaging for the Metal Equipment games and MGS3 on the mo. Aloof, Snake Eater’s lush jungle is totally deserving of some crisper textures.
Smaller options encompass the flexibility to skip the intro trademarks for MGS2 and 3, and tweak mouse sensitivity – or merely toggle the mouse cursor off.
The wide majority of the enhancements work with MGS3, with some also making utilize of to MGS2 and the Metal Gears. Metal Equipment Solid 1, unfortunately, remains saddled with the worst performance and visuals due to being handled by its in-built PlayStation emulation.
Konami maintain promised their very possess solutions to a pair of the issues, including the shortcoming of visual options, thoroughly different bugs and slowdown during some cutscenes, but want to this level most engaging released a patch to tackle the game running at high speeds.
Maybe they’l. a. a minimal maintain all the pieces solved for the time Quantity 2 rolls spherical. However, maybe that’ll declare its possess original troubles – thank god for modders, as a minimal.