Master Collection Vol. 1 Update: Many Bugs Fixed, Yet Lacking

# Metal Gear Solid: Master Collection Vol. 1 Gets Patch 1.3.0 to Resolve Issues

Konami has taken a step forward in addressing the concerns of Metal Gear Solid fans by releasing patch 1.3.0 for the Metal Gear Solid: Master Collection Vol. 1. This update aims to rectify a number of issues that have been plaguing the recently released collection.

## Problems at Launch

Upon its release last month, the Metal Gear Solid: Master Collection Vol. 1 was met with considerable criticism. Fans were quick to voice their dissatisfaction, particularly with the decision to lock Metal Gear Solid 1 at 30 frames per second. Such issues have caused frustration among the Metal Gear Solid community, with many players highlighting the subpar quality of the ports.

Despite the promise of improvement from Konami post-launch, the initial reception on platforms like Steam has been mixed. The collection, as well as the individual games within it, have neither impressed nor fully satisfied the players’ expectations.

## A Patch for Improvement

The latest patch, 1.3.0, brings a ray of hope, addressing several previously known issues. Konami has included an asterisk next to each fix in the patch notes, marking the resolution of issues that were known before the release. This transparency is a positive step in regaining the trust of the Metal Gear Solid fanbase.

As fans and analysts like IGN have taken a closer look into the performance of the collection on platforms such as the PS5 and Xbox Series X and S, the disparities and shortcomings of the port have become more evident. The hope is that with these updates, the quality of the gameplay experience will be significantly improved.

## Concluding Impressions

Despite the technical hiccups, there are those who find the collection to be noteworthy. As concluded in our own impressions of the Metal Gear Solid: Master Collection Vol. 1, the collection itself is quite remarkable. Fans appreciate that it is an adaptation of Bluepoint’s HD Collection, which now allows PC and modern console gamers to have access to an extensive archive with plenty to explore.

Overall, while there’s been a mixed reception, Konami’s efforts in releasing patch 1.3.0 show a commitment to resolving the issues and improving the overall experience for players. It remains to be seen how successful these fixes will be and whether the collection will be able to win back the hearts of Metal Gear Solid enthusiasts.

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