In Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, how do I customize a weapon? I saw it in some pre-release gameplay for The Phantom Pain.

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Customizing weapons is not very hard, you just need to know where to look.

First things first: You need to have completed a mission where you

Extract a Legendary Gunsmith

It's a Side Op, and is labeled as above. He'll become a part of your staff and you'll be able to customize weapons.

You're now done with the above, so how do you go about the actual "customization"?

  • First you need to be in the ACC (Aerial Command Center), you get there by just calling your chopper for a transport.

  • Next, you open your iDroid and go to the Mother Base tab and choose Customize.

And there you go, you should now have several options for customization.

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