How to play all Metal Gear games in order

How to play all Metal Gear games in order

The Metal Gear series has a long and somewhat convoluted history as it spans over three decades, has had multiple spin-offs to an already confusing storyline, and is no stranger to alternate timelines. So whether you’re a fan of playing them in release order or story order, we’ve got you covered.

How to Play All Metal Gear Games in Chronological Order

  • Metal Gear (1987)
  • The Serpent’s Revenge (1990)
  • Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake (1990)
  • Metal Gear Solid (1998)
  • Metal Gear Solid: VR Missions (1999)
  • Metal Gear: Ghost Babel (2000)
  • Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (2001)
  • Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Serpents (2004)
  • Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004)
  • Metal Gear Acid (2004)
  • Metal Gear Acid 2 (2005)
  • Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops (2006)
  • Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops Plus (2007)
  • Metal Gear Solid Mobile (2008)
  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Weapons of the Patriots (2008)
  • Metal Gear Online (2008)
  • Metal Gear Solid Touch (2009)
  • Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker (2010)
  • Metal Gear Solid: Social Ops (2012)
  • Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (2013)
  • Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (2014)
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (2015)
  • Metal Gear Survive (2018)

How to Play All Metal Gear Games in Order Based on Timeline

Metal Gear is going a bit crazy with alternate timelines, some titles may not appear in this list. The following is the base canon timeline.

  • Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (1964)
  • Metal Gear Solid: Portable Operations (1970)
  • Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker (1974)
  • Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes (1975)
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (1984)
  • Metal Gear (1995)
  • Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake (1999)
  • Solid Metal Gear (2005)
  • Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (2007 / 2009)
  • Metal Gear Solid 4: Weapons of the Patriots (2014)
  • Metal Gear Rising: Revenge (2018)

For more Metal Gear goodies, check out Metal Gear Solid 2 and 3 have been removed from digital storefronts due to licensing – Konami promises the games will return to Pro Game Guides soon.