Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes – Cassette Tapes Locations Guide
Don’t miss a single tape in Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes with our complete cassette tapes locations guide.
Camp Omega is a mysterious place, and these secretive collectibles aren’t so easy to find on your own. You’ll have to complete tasks out of order, find hidden prisoners, and earn the best rank possible on every operation to get these rare tapes. See what to do and where to go in the list below.
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Cassette Tapes Locations Guide
- Chico’s Tape 1 (Rescue Intel Operative): Complete the Side Op — unlocks after completing the Ground Zeroes Main Op.
- Chico’s Tape 2 (Ground Zeroes): Found in the central control tower watching the main gates of the Admin building.
- Chico’s Tape 3 (Ground Zeroes): Automatically collected after rescuing Chico.
- Chico’s Tape 4 (Ground Zeroes): Rescue and extract via chopper the prisoner to be executed. He will appear after rescuing Chico in the southwest refugee camp.
- Chico’s Tape 5 (Ground Zeroes): Located in a dumpster at the top of the stairs leading down to the boiler rooms in the Admin compound. Look in the corner, to the left of the railings where there’s a spinning yellow light. The tape can only be collected before rescuing Chico.
- Chico’s Tape 6 (Eliminate Renegade Threat): Found inside the armor at the center of the base, near the Anti-Air turret and watchtowers.
- Chico’s Tape 7 (Destroy the Anti-Air Emplacements): Rescue the prisoner in the boiler room cell, where Paz was previously located in the Ground Zeroes op to unlock this tape.
- Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (Ground Zeroes): Find in the cell directly behind Chico, in the old prison.
- Classified Intel Data (Classified Intel Acquisition): Gained by interrogating the CIA contact after acquiring the Agent’s Recording in the central control tower overlooking the Admin building main gate. Follow his instructions to collect the tape. Attempt to interrogate him several times and he’ll reveal that a bald soldier has taken his intel. Find the bald soldier and interrogate him several more times to discover the missing tape.
- Agent’s Recording (Classified Intel Acquisition): Found inside the Admin building’s central control tower.
- Classified Tape (Deja Vu / Jamais Vu): A tape with bonus soundtracks from previous Metal Gear games can be found near the rocky cave where Snake previously extracted Chico.
- Zone of Enders: Second Runner (All Missions): Earn S-Rank on all missions.
Achievement / Trophy Unlocked
- Information (50 points / Bronze):
Obtained all cassette tapes.
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