Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Player Count and Stats (2024)

Metal Gear Solid 4 Guns of the Patriots player count Stats and FactsHere are a few of the most interesting Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots facts and stats I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots player count:

705,772 game units sold in Japan

Last updated 8/9/09

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Game Description

“Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots” is an action-adventure stealth video game developed by Kojima Productions and published by Konami. Released in 2008 exclusively for the PlayStation 3, it is the fourth main installment in the “Metal Gear” series and serves as a direct sequel to “Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty.”

Set in a future where private military companies have become influential global players, the game follows Solid Snake, now referred to as Old Snake, as he embarks on a mission to eliminate his clone brother, Liquid Ocelot, who seeks to gain control over an AI system that can manipulate human behavior.

“Metal Gear Solid 4” introduced several significant gameplay enhancements and changes compared to its predecessors. The game features a more advanced cover system, allowing players to take cover behind objects and walls more fluidly. It also includes the OctoCamo, a camouflage suit that automatically adapts to the player’s surroundings.

While stealth remains a core gameplay element, “Metal Gear Solid 4” also incorporates more action-oriented gameplay segments. Players engage in fast-paced gunfights and utilize a wide range of weapons and gadgets. The game offers a selection of non-lethal weapons, providing players with the choice to complete missions without killing enemies.

The game’s narrative weaves together various storylines and characters from previous “Metal Gear” games, resulting in a complex and emotional narrative experience. The story delves into themes of war, identity, and the consequences of technological advancements.

One of the notable features of “Metal Gear Solid 4” is the “Metal Gear Mk. II,” a small robotic companion that Snake uses to scout, communicate, and interact with the environment. This addition added a unique layer of gameplay and provided new ways to approach missions.

The game received widespread critical acclaim for its storytelling, cinematic presentation, and gameplay innovations. However, it was also noted for its long cutscenes and extensive narrative exposition, which divided opinions among players.

“Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots” is often celebrated as a landmark title in the series, showcasing Hideo Kojima’s signature storytelling style and pushing the PlayStation 3 hardware to its limits. It served as a fitting conclusion to Solid Snake’s story and marked a significant entry in the legacy of the “Metal Gear” franchise.

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