If you’ve played Ground Zeroes and achieved 100% completion, you can import your save file from there into Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. If you do, you’ll get a bunch of exclusive recruits and several uniforms.
In this guide, we’re going to tell you how to import save data into The Phantom Pain, and exactly what you’ll get if you do.
How To Import Save Data To MGS5: The Phantom Pain
The process consists of two steps:
Boot up Ground Zeroes and export the data (go to the main menu and choose Save Data Upload).
Boot up The Phantom Pain and, while in the main menu, choose Download MGSV: GZ Save Data.
Save Import Bonuses in MGSV: The Phantom Pain
When it’s done (provided you have 100% completion in Ground Zeroes), you’ll get two uniforms for Snake from the start:
The first one is a recreation of Solid Snake’s outfit from the original Metal Gear Solid game, while the other is the suit Boss wears in Ground Zeroes.
Ground Zeroes Recruits
The other thing you’ll get from importing your save are recruits. All the people you took to the old Mother Base in GZ will slowly show up here as you finish certain missions and join you again. Here’s a list of all the volunteers that make a comeback, and when you’ll get them: