How to avoid Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain's save-corruption bug

No spoilers.

Konami has issued an urgent warning to Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain players after the discovery of a bug that is corrupting save files.

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The issue occurs if you bring along your sniper buddy Quiet on two specific missions.

To avoid any chance of save corruption, do not bring Quiet as a buddy on Mission 29 or Mission 42.

Konami has warned the issue affects all versions of the game - PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

"We deeply apologise, and appreciate your patience for further announcements regarding this issue," Konami wrote in a new blog post.

A patch is now in the works to fix the problem.

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