Few action sagas have stood out in the world of video games as much as the one created by Hideo Kojima in the 90s, which is determined by the first developments of the 80s for MSX which are absolutely mythical. Solid metal gearwith its combination of action and stealth, deep characters and stories with planetary intrigue, the franchise continues to give something to talk about.
The Legend of the Solid Serpent
In the world of video games today, there are few sagas with such loyal followers. Solid metal gear, that every time the slightest thing related to the franchise is announced, you make them jump for joy, not to mention that for them, Kojima is like a God on Earth. The problem is that for eight years the paths of the Japanese and Konami have separated and the dark clouds hovered over the mythical IP
And now, to celebrate how legendary this franchise is and how the redo of Solid metal gear 3, we bring them a top 5 franchise games that have sold the most. Come on, nothing more to say, let’s start the ranking.
5. Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
Speaking of the King of Rome… here we have the third installment of the saga, a game that would serve as a prequel that would tell us the story of Big Boss when he was young. For many it is the best of all and it is not surprising that it was a success in sales, since managed to sell 3.6 million units In the whole world. Not bad the truth.
4. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
The newest game in the franchise, and one of the most controversial, takes the fourth position in the ranking. It served as an introduction to many who were unfamiliar with the saga, as it was a big leap in concept by allowing an open world which, it must be said, did not please everyone. Even so, managed to sell nearly 6 million units worldwide.
3. Metal Gear Solid 4: Weapons of the Patriot
A direct sequel to what happened in the second game, this fourth installment of the franchise was one of the most anticipated of its time, to see how the story arc continued. When it hit the market 15 years ago (how old are we) it was very well received by critics and audiences and was able to reach 6 million games sold.
2. Solid metal gear
How could it be otherwise, the first opus for PlayStation is still one of the most successful. When it came out at the end of the 90s, we had never seen a game like this, with these mechanics and these stories so rooted in the political culture of the moment, in addition to introducing us to legendary characters who they allowed it to comfortably exceed 6 million copies.
1. Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Freedom
For many, one of the best stories ever seen in a video game and which, due to the success of the first installment, caused incredible hype around the world. It came to PS2 in the early 2000s and it was able to sell over 7 million units at the time.
And you? What is your favorite game of Solid metal gear?
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