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Metal Gear Solid: Master Collection, Update 1.4.0 is available for PC on consoles in January

Metal Gear Solid: Master Collection, Update 1.4.0 is available for PC on consoles in January

Metal Gear Solid: Master Collection Vol. 1 It is still being updated throughUpdate 1.4.0available today on PC and coming to consoles in January 2023, focuses on some fixes and improvements, including new Viewing options.

The patch notes explain in detail the changes This update changes some options related to graphics. The features currently refer to the PC version, but they should also be compatible with console features, once received in early January, the exact date has not yet been announced.

In particular, different screen settings, image cropping and effects are introduced which can be of particular importance for modifying the game’s presentation, an element that attracted some criticism during the initial evaluation.

New graphics options

Metal Gear Solid game with “Pixel Perfect” graphic option

Among the options is the ability to activate or deactivate “Smoothing“, that is, nuances that allow you to get a more or less defined image, depending on your taste (keeping in mind that today’s graphics are very rough, especially with regard to contour lines).

the Screen settings You can choose between ‘Standard’, ‘Pixel Perfect’ or ’16:9′, which changes the image ratio on the screen. The Steam version also gets a “full screen” option that was previously absent, in addition to the three options mentioned above.

Using settings on Standard or Pixel Perfect, it is then possible to apply wallpaper, display area and screen filter options. The Standard setting displays an intermediate width between the original and an enlarged version of the image, while Pixel Perfect maintains the Image ratio creative.

With 16:9 applied, the image expands but is clearly stretched, but this fills the entire screen. Finally, it applies a screen filter of sorts com. scanline To the image to simulate the effect of a CRT monitor.

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In addition to all this, sound options and the function of managing the controller’s sensitivity and response have been implemented. You can find all the information about the patch and also some illustrations of the effects of the new options on this title on the game’s official website.

At the end of last month, we saw the arrival of update 1.3.1, signifying Konami’s somewhat continued support for this collection, which you can learn more about in our review of Metal Gear Solid: Master Collection Vol. 1.