Metal Gear Solid 5 News: Big Boss’ Bike For Sale, MGO Issues And Incoming Update

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Metal Gear Solid 5 The Phantom Pain was warmly received by fans and critics (it would have been better though if there weren?t too many repetitive missions and a lack of proper ending and closure). Setting aside all of these, maybe you can continue Big Boss? mission in MGSV Phantom Pain if you purchase his motorbike as it is now being sold on eBay for a whopping $10,000.

According to VG24/7, Konami and their Russian representatives called SoftClub gave the event during ComicCon Russia. A certain Anton won the event and he is now selling the MGS5 TPP inspired Bonneville T100 model.

Metal Gear Solid 5 The Phantom Pain Big Boss' Bike

The Bonneville T100 model. Image lifted from eBay.

The motorbike includes all the little nuances as how it appeared in the game. The motorbike has not yet been used by the owner and it currently has no bids on it. Here is the description of the product on eBay:

?It is custom built with the Diamond Dogs logo, the stock saddle has been cut down and refinished in Sneaking Suit neoprene and carbon Kevlar inspired by Snake?s combat wear. The resulting ?Venom? is a mission-ready bike tailored to the wilds of Afghanistan and Africa. It is absolutely new and no single ride was done.?

MGO Issues & Incoming Update

According to Gamingbolt, Konami said they are working hard to solve the disconnect and lag issues plaguing Metal Gear Online. Konami even said that they will make specific adjustments to Close Quarters Combat (CQC) to fix lag concerns, the report said.

The official Metal Gear website has detailed what players can expect for the upcoming November update for MGO version 1.01. The updates Konami listed may still change and be adjusted once released. Here are all the fixes included in the update according to the the official Metal Gear website:


  • You will now be matched with players of similar level to your highest character level.
  • It is now less likely to join a host with poor network connection.

[Mission Adjustments]

  • The game will now end once all teammates are stunned or tranquilized in CLOAK AND DAGGER.

[Loadout/Equipment Adjustments]

  • The “E.LOCATOR” will now only available for the Scout class.
  • Machines guns and launchers will now only be available for the Enforcer class.
  • Shotguns will now only available for the Infiltrator class.
  • ?As a result of these changes, custom loadouts will be initialized during the maintenance period following the update patch.

[Character Ability Adjustments]

  • Overall movement speed will be increased.
  • Mobility has been re-balanced to allow faster travelling between objectives.
  • Infiltrators will have health and stamina decreased.
  • Enforcers will have health and stamina increased.
  • Scouts will have health increased.
  • Scouts will be able to mark targets more quickly while using binoculars.

[Weapon Adjustments]

  • Firing sway for Machine Guns will be reduced.
  • Weapon sway will be reduced overall when aiming in first-person view.
  • Damage inflicted by the Walker Gear’s Gatling gun will be reduced.
  • Walker Gears and Anti-Aircraft will now take more damage from certain weapons.
  • Weapon damage of certain weapons are being adjusted for better balance.
  • Damage value on the ISANDO RGL-220″ will be significantly reduced.
  • Reduced ammo count on “ISANDO RGL-220” .
  • Max carry for “E.LOCATOR,””STUN GRENADE,” and “SLEEP GRENADE” will be reduced.
  • The throwing arch of the Empty Magazine will be invisible to enemies.
  • The noise radius made by Empty Magazines when they land will be expanded.

[Item Adjustments]

  • Max carry amount of “C.BOX” will be increased.
  • [Stealth Camo ?STEALTH CAMO.PP? adjustments while using the STEALTH CAMO+ Ability]
  • Stealth camo will be temporarily disabled when taking damage.
  • Battery life will be reduced, and battery will take longer to charge.
  • Marking time for cloaked players will be reduced.
  • Cloaked players detected with NVG will be marked in standard marking time.

[CQC Adjustments]

  • Range for CQC grabs will be narrowed.
  • Icon for CQC grabs will no longer be displayed.
  • Non-lethal damage done by CQC hits and grabs will be reduced.
  • 1-hit CQC knock-outs will become exclusive to Infiltrators with “CQC STEALTH+” Lv.2 or higher.

[Fulton Adjustments]

  • Fulton speed when using “FULTON+” Lv.2 or greater will be slowed.
  • When a player fultons an enemy, the fulton balloon and the enemy will be invincible to other teammates.

[Buddy System Adjustments]

  • Time required to establish a buddy link using the link action will be shortened.
  • Link action will succeed regardless of the direction your character is facing, as long as you are in range.
  • The buddy gauge will now clear at the beginning of each round.

[Other Adjustments]

  • Search filters in “SELECT MATCH” will be now saved.
  • Countdown time on the Spawn screen has been extended from 10 seconds to 15 seconds.

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