15 Most Downloaded MGS V: The Phantom Pain Mods

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is an open world action-adventure stealth video game developed by Kojima Productions. The game cover almost insane details like if you try to hide in the toilet and play a cassette tape of toilet sounds then guards will run off in disgust rather than dragging you out and filling all the AK-47's rounds in you. The playable world in The Phantom Pain is two hundred times larger than that of Ground Zeroes also featuring a variety of climate conditions and environments.

MGS V: The Phantom Pain

Good news for the PC owner of this game, We have sorted out the Most downloaded Mods for the Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom pain for you. With these Mods, you can Increase the graphic quality, change the current player models, experiment with the gameplay and many more. So without any further ado, here are the Most Downloaded Mods.

1 - DLC and All Item unlocker

The DCL and Other Items actually include a few pre-order bonus items for MGS5, such as: A Classic, PSX-era Snake outfit complete with low-poly mullet, An exo-suit like Cyborg and Raiden that gives you a fraction of the speed. These items were reserved for the players who have previously played the Metal Gear games, but now its open for all. 

Note: Make a back-up of your Data1 file before you make any changes(might crash for console pre-order)


2 - Metal Gear Solid V Remix Sweet FX

The Sweet FX Remix is the one which was shown off at E3 2014 for MGS V. This Remix Sweet FX mod features different visual filter than the one in the final game. Personally, I loved the game graphics as it is clean and crisp, but if you still hunting for some more of cinematic then you must check this one out and experience the level of detailing in the game. There are three types of Leveling in this mod: Light HDR, Mid HDR, and Heavy HDR. 


3 - Sahelanthropus Bird Mod

One of the most difficult and terrifying  mission in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom pain when Sahelanthropus bipedal mech charging at you. What if Sahelanthropus starts following you like a free bird in Afghanistan. This Mod will replace all ravens with the Sahelanthropus model. An easy installation mode where you need to drag and drop the chunk folders onto the ones that you have after extracting the .dat files with the QAR tool, But first do not forget to take backup.


4 - Kojima Contrast

The Kojima Contrast is a theme with some additional visual tweaks which will add color depth to the game, which by default is brightly lit and lacks contrast. This is close to the Remix Sweet FX Mod but focus more on the contrast part. Observable at night, where it’s harder to pick out enemies objects out in the distance. This mod makes the game little darker and more cinematic which you will like. Kojima Contrast will feature in three different presets such as Preferred Preset, Standard Preset, and CRT Simulated Preset.



Let's make the Pain real. With the Hardcore Mod, the game will turn more challenging by tweaking various gameplay elements. Tweaked vision and hearing range. Combat will be more challenging like enemies and player have close to the same health and player will regenerate much slower. A Reduced ammo and almost empty mags. Now let's test your skills on the ground against the toughest enemies.


6 - Skull Sniper Player Model Swap

As you progress in the game you will encounter certain special units called Skulls. What if you start playing as one? Yes, this is now possible to swap the model to Skulls Sniper outfit on any of your female Mother Base soldiers. If you equip on any other suits then it may cause glitches. The Skull Sniper model works through headgear model, so it only changes all female headgear for the full body model. Must try mod and its good to have skulls at your Mother Base.


7 - Playable Ocelot

Ocelot is a recurring character in Konami's Metal Gear series who takes on a variety of roles: a henchman of Liquid Snake, the right-hand man of Solidus Snake, a friendly rival to Big Boss, and a major nemesis to Solid Snake. This Player is now available to swap with snake and you can play as Ocelot in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. This Mode will Swaps the MGS 1 Snake costume with the model for Ocelot. 


8 - Play as Ishmael

Ishmael is one of the mysterious men with a bandaged face who rescued Big Boss while he was hunted by Quiet. Ishmael then disappears leaving Snake to continue his escape with Revolver Ocelot after the chase. You can play as Ishmael in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. This Mode will Swaps the MGS 1 Snake costume with the model for Ishmael. Since the bandages and position get in the way it blocks the fps view a good bit.


9 - Remove Time Limits from Research and MB Platforms

Aren't you tired of the waiting with the Research and Buildings? This mod changes all of the time limits on research and Motherbase buildings to zero so you do not have to wait long periods of time to develop them. This MOD will only affect with Single player and not with FOB or material processing times. Backup your save files before making any changes. Files to be backed up are 287700 and 311340(if you can't find it and back up this folder somewhere). 


10 - Snake S Plus Plus

Increase Snake's Stats to S++ with this MOD. Now Snake has the tough guy skill looks. Wait not only Snake but also Quiet and Ocelot will have S++ combat stats. This means Snake will have all S++ Skill Troops to accompany him in the battle. The Installation is very simple, all you need to do is drag and drop extracted folder to the Master Folder. Try out this new Gameplay experience with S++ combat stats.


11 - Play as Quiet v0.1

How does it feel to play as world’s most inadequately dressed sniper? Quiet? Yes, indeed you can now experience roaming around Afghanistan and Central Africa as Quiet who is called as Snake's Loyal sidekick. To Play as the one you need to equip the sneaking suit and SP-Headgear on any female Mother Base soldier. Also, try using the bonus outfits like the full combat uniforms which will avoid her from being a bit more exposed.  


12 - Big Boss Ground Zeroes Skin with Mullet

Back in the time where Snake had to worry about infiltrating a remote death camp at Ground Zero. The Mod will Swap the Ground Zero Snake Model with the Phantom Pain Model. Which will permanently remove the lump of metal from our Snake's head, and lets his glorious mullet flow freely, but there is drawback that you'll never able to use the Robotic Arm Moves with this Model/Skin.


13 - Play as Hideo Kojima

Hideo Kojima is a Japanese video game designer, screenwriter, director and producer of Metal Gear Solid V. Kojima’s actually in the game, as a recruitable agent, but do you really want him to be out in the desert firing and fighting with the enemies? This Mod will replace MGS1 Snake costume with the Kojima model. You need to take a backup of the files before you make any installation or changes using this MOD.


14 - Miller Head Replacer

Miller was originally an Asian-looking man with black hair in the MSX2 version of Metal Gear 2 but somehow they have shown blond hair and aviator sunglasses in the new Metal Gear Solid series. Miller is majorly is a drill instructor and survival coach for Diamond Dogs. This Mod will let you(Miller) run around in his Ground Zero costume, with both legs attached and a very snazzy neckerchief. 


15 - Extra High Settings

The PC version of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom pain looks a bit better than the console for the highest graphical settings. If you still want to exceed the max settings then you must try the settings above the extra high settings. With this MOD, the graphic quality will turn up further than the game allows by default. The Extra High Settings require a very powerful PC to handle and run the game at 60 FPS, so if your machine cannot handle them don’t be surprised.