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Metal Gear Online will allow 8v8 matches on PC, PS4 and Xbox One

The multiplayer side of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will have 8v8 multiplayer on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

@anthony256
Published Wed, Apr 22 2015 6:48 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:08 PM CST

When Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain drops later this year, it will allow 16-player online matches with two teams of 8. These 8v8 matches will only be capable on the Xbox One, PS4 and PC versions of the game, while the previous generation Xbox 360 and PS3 consoles will only be capable of 12-player matches, or 6v6.

Metal Gear Online will allow 8v8 matches on PC, PS4 and Xbox One | TweakTown.com

The 12-player limit on the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the game are reportedly tied to hardware constraints on the previous-gen consoles, as the game itself will be quite taxing on the visual side of things, with the Xbox 360 and PS3 not up to handling 16-player matches.

Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will launch on September 1, with its separate online component, Metal Gear Online, launching at the same time.

NEWS SOURCE:wccftech.com

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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